Warehousing

Supply Chain Stages: where do our products come from?

Supply Chain Stages: where do our products come from?
Emma Bray, June 25, 2018

In an age of online shopping it’s very easy to forget the processes involved in getting products delivered to your door or local shop - one click of a button and the next day you can be enjoying your new purchase… But what steps do our goods go through to get to us? There are 4 main stages to the supply chain model; from the initial manufactured products, through to the transportation of goods ready for distribution, and finally, to the retailer ready for sale to the consumer. 

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Weathering the storm! The Logistics Industry

Weathering the storm! The Logistics Industry
Gabriella Vianello, March 20, 2018

With regular storms sweeping the USA, logistics companies across the states will need to consider contingency plans and take precautions to ensure that their operations do not come to a standstill. Although bad weather will always create difficulties, by taking certain measures, it is possible to minimise the level of disruption to logistics processes and ensure that shipments are received as quickly as possible despite the unforgiving conditions.

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The Importance of Warehouse Lighting

The Importance of Warehouse Lighting
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, November 30, 2016

For many years, warehouse lighting has been a huge expense for any warehouse operator. From the huge energy bills to supply the adequate lighting, to a drop in productivity and a rise in accidents without it, the economics and employee wellbeing aspects of lighting need a thorough examination. 

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Bonded Warehouses

Bonded Warehouses
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, March 30, 2015

Bonded warehouses, or customs warehouses, are an important part of the international logistics infrastructure. So what is a bonded warehouse? It’s a secured facility supervised by customs authorities where imports are stored pending either re-export or release following assessment and payment of any outstanding duties and charges. These warehouses are essential in the legal trade of goods in all developed countries in the world.

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Categories: International, Warehousing

How Warehouse Systems Have Changed

How Warehouse Systems Have Changed
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, November 10, 2014

Long gone are the days where warehousing consisted of people with clipboards and forklift trucks. The warehousing industry has since moved on to bigger, more innovative things. Now, with the rise of ‘Just In Time’ services and growing consumer demand for speedy delivery, warehouses are becoming very futuristic places.

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Categories: Warehousing