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optimización logística con IA

26 June 2023

Logistics Optimization with AI: Improving Transport and Logistics Efficiency

In this article, we will examine how artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing logistics optimization with AI in the planning and routing optimization in land transportation, providing significant benefits in terms of operational efficiency, cost reduction, and improved delivery times. Route Optimization AI-powered route optimization goes beyond considering factors such as traffic and weather conditions; it […]

Guy working Edith boxes in reverse logistics

19 December 2022

Reverse logistics examples in 2022

Reverse logistics is a subset of supply chain management that encompasses the entire reverse process. In retail, this typically involves the sale of used or returned goods at a discount and their subsequent resale. Reverse logistics also takes into account the packaging, shipping and storage of returned products until they can be resold or recycled. […]

Two men working on satefy stock in warehouse

29 November 2022

How to optimize the safety stock?

Safety stock is an important part of the business, but it also requires costs. A good alert system is necessary to minimize stock loss and avoid losses when inventory is below the optimal level. Efficiency allows us to evaluate cost reduction opportunities and optimize our safety investment by maximizing ROI. Safety stock is important, but […]

Person working on inventory

15 October 2022

Raw material inventory: what does it refer to?

We know that raw material is the set of elements, inputs or basic and indispensable materials required by the company for its transformation, so that we can obtain a finished product from it. That is to say, the raw material inventory is the basic food in the productive process of the elaboration of a final […]

Woman working on configuration management systems

15 May 2022

3 benefits of Logistics Management 

By definition, logistics is a set of methods and procedures necessary and designed to achieve the organization of a company, in order to carry out its goals or objectives. We can say that logistics management is a fundamental part to achieve efficiency in the supply of products or merchandise, from its point of origin or […]

Supply chain - business woman inspector doing inventory VMI

18 April 2022

Supply Chain: Responsible Targets 2022

Let’s start by technically defining what a supply chain is: “it is the set of activities, facilities and means of distribution necessary to carry out the entire sales process of a product” according to Economipedia. In other words: the supply chain a is mix of different activities within an organization in order to convert raw […]

VMI two engineers checking inventory in a warehouse logistics management

22 February 2022

Logistics Management and its importance

By definition, logistics is a set of methods and procedures necessary and designed to achieve the organization of a company, logistics management, in order to carry out its goals or objectives. We can say that logistics management is a fundamental part to achieve efficiency in the supply of products or merchandise, from its point of […]

Recycling, plastic, sustentable

10 January 2022

Reverse logistics: recycling and sustainable packaging

Industries, nowadays, generate more than 30 tons of waste every year in Spain, according to the National Institute of Statistics (INE). Individuals generate more than 20 tons in the same period of time. This is where reverse logistics comes into play. Reverse logistics is that which facilitates the creation of waste collection channels. These channels […]

Cargo - intermodal transport

06 December 2021

Intermodal transport and multimodal transport: differences

In logistics, transport is characterised by the use of different means to send goods. Whether by sea, air or land, it all depends on the type of cargo. Below we explain the differences between intermodal transport and multimodal transport to find out how each of them can help us when transporting our goods. Knowing how […]

Woman working on software

25 November 2021

Software and new technology in logistics

Today, the environment in which we live is characterised by external competitiveness. From the simplest operation to the approach of strategies within the company, such as suppliers and customers. This means that the development of technology in software has been a fundamental key to be able to optimise these operations and promote automation and new […]

Military logistics - military base

25 October 2021

Military logistics: what is it and how does it work?

Military logistics has been part of the history of mankind and has evolved to become a science of application to different processes of the Operational Forces. Many of its theories and applications have been efficiently put into practice in the business world. In this article we will talk about the logistics cycle, the principles of […]

Warehouse productivity

14 September 2021

Slotting: warehouse productivity

Slotting is the process of determining the best location of goods within the warehouse. This improves the warehouse productivity. A good slotting strategy is necessary to ensure the efficient installation of goods. For example, decreasing delivery times or more expensive warehouses mean that companies have to optimize the performance of their storage space to remain […]

TMS transporting management system

29 July 2021

3 ways a TMS can improve the Supply Chain

Having a reliable software solution nowadays for your transportation management is a must; it is a necessity. Even if many users underestimate the importance of a TMS for their business. A Transportation Management System is an irreplaceable tool that, under the pressure of the pandemic crisis, has been able to reduce the transportation spending in […]


27 February 2021

Digital capabilities model (dcm) for supply networks

The Digital Capabilities Model (DCM) for Supply Networks has the objective to provide the supply chain a reference model to guide the development of digital supply networks. This model is designed in order to help supply chain professionals and to build digitally-enabled capabilities that are required to transform their linear supply chains into a set […]

Man working on configuration management systems

23 January 2021

Logistics & Configuration Management: Concept and importance

Configuration management (CM) is a process used to establish and maintain the consistency of the performance of a product. This is thanks to a engineering system that also helps to establish and maintain the functional and physical attributes of a product, its design and operational information throughout its life. This process is used with IT service […]

group of people working and a woman owner of a trucking business

31 August 2020

Becoming an owner operator trucking business: how does it work

If someone wants to start their own business in logistics, there are factors they need to keep in mind that are specific to the trucking industry. Here are five of them: Self-evaluation Before starting in the trucking industry, you have to ask yourself what are going to be your long- and short-term goals for your […]


29 July 2020

Simplified logistics: Tracking number, shipment and parcels

In simple words, logistics is a term that generally means: management of transportation of information from place A to B. Logistics involves: inventory, packaging, supplies, transportation, tracking number, and occasionally, social security and warehousing. Why Logistics is important? The major role that logistics plays in many small businesses is the focus on their products and services […]

online shopping with credit card and laptop computer

26 June 2020

Dropshipping business in 2020: Profitability pros and cons

The concept of dropshipping is simple: a company has to list products on an online platform (eCommerce). The products are manufactured and held by a third party (supplier). When someone places an order to a company (seller), the third party ships it directly to the consumer. Development Many dropshippers have emerged in China, since 2006. […]

senior businessman doing inventory in warehouse

27 April 2020

Cross docking in inventory management and supply chain

Cross docking reduces the need to store products in a warehouse. It involves less material handing and inventory delivering products from a manufacturing plant directly to customers. This can happen with little or no material handling in between. In most cases, the products in inventory that have been sent from the manufacturing plant to the […]

VMI two engineers checking inventory in a warehouse logistics management

26 March 2020

VMI: The benefits of the Vendor Managed Inventory

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) is a business model. Is a process where the vendor creates orders from information provided by their costumers. And the vendor takes full responsibility by an agreement between the customer and vendor for maintaining an inventory of the material, fill rates and costs. This arrangement can improve the supply chain performance […]


25 February 2020

The Embedded 3PL Relationship: What it is and why is it important

For any partnership to work, it is vital that all sides are on the same page when it comes to goals, strategies and outcomes that want to be achieved. According to Dictionary.com, the word “embedded” means: To fix into a surrounding mass: to embed stones in cement. To surround tightly or firmly; envelop or enclose: Thick cotton padding embedded the precious vase in its box. To incorporate or contain as an essential part or characteristic: A love of color is embedded in all of her paintings. What is an Embedded 3PL Relationship? The true idea of an embedded Third Party […]

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