Improve accountability, reduce theft & abuse The world is moving towards opex model as far as capital expenses are concerned. In the consumer space, companies such as AirBnB, Uber, etc have made their mark in providing high quality, affordable services with the help of digital media technologies. In the logistics industry, we are witnessing 3PL … Read more Managing rental equipment
Major Challenges Faced One of the major challenges for any transportation and logistics company is the effective management of its owned fleet. These days fleet management and truck monitoring are not just limited to vehicle details entry and normal GPS based tracking. New-age technologies such as vehicle telematics, help transportation companies get a real-time account … Read more Centralized Fleet Management
In the supply chain logistics sector, one of the main challenges is the digitization of the supply chain in order to optimize time, tasks and investments. In fact, longer distances, shorter lead times, fluctuating quantities depending on the period, are forcing surface logistics companies to take the shift in logistics 4.0. However, as this sector is complex because … Read more Logistics 4.0
One of the major pain points that any logistics and transportation industry face is the delay faced in cross-border clearance. They would ideally want to reduce transit delays where possible to improve customer service. Each cross-border transit is subjected to local and international regulations. Whenever cargo arrives in a particular country, be it for transit … Read more Reduce Transit Delays at the border
Digital twin in logistics. Enabling full digitisation of cargo movement in a supply chain, freight logistics environment
China is said to be front-runner in technology and innovation. From your phone to almost every single electronic item that you use in your daily life has a Chinese manufactured component inside it. United Trillions Zambia (UTZ), a division of reputed Chinese group, Sun Line International Logistics recently approached us for a logistics software solution … Read more SunLine Zambia goes live
Trust me, we all love to hate Microsoft excel, don’t we? The tool has been of some use for all of us at some point of our careers. Although I have never used Excel to its full potential (Does anybody know its full potential, perhaps not), it has done the job for us most of … Read more Replace MS Excel with a logistics ERP solution?
Accurate Inventory Management & Control Logistics companies, regardless of its size or type always find inventory control and management as an extremely complex process. It is not just about arranging your inventory items in your warehouses, stores or workshops. The process starts right from its acquisition. Purchased or transit components are put into shelves, bins … Read more Inventory Control in Logistics Operations
Tracking & monitoring of logistics cargo Digital transformation is here to stay and it is no different in the supply chain, logistics and transport industry in Africa and Asia Pacific regions. Customers want the best of services at the lowest of costs. They want to be empowered with information about the valuable cargo you have … Read more Supply chain visibility
Freight invoice management plays a big part in maintaining a smooth carrier-shipper relationship. As a trusted IT partner for top logistics companies across Africa and India, we can vouch for that. Our in-house engineers at Ripples-FMS had given predominant importance to a smarter payment, expense and invoice Management module while designing the application. So what … Read more Freight Invoice Management: Why is it crucial?