• December 31, 2018

    Some Interesting Facts About the Logistics and Supply

    Logistics Is One of The World's Largest Industries: Nearly 70 percent of freight transported within the U.S. depends on trucks. In fact, trucks transport $671 billion worth of manufactured goods every year. Logistics and Supply Chain Is Made Up from...

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    December 30, 2018

    Introduction to Retail Logistics

    ‘Retail logistics’ is the process of managing the flow of goods from the source of supply to customers through efficient movement of logistics. Retail logistics system is highly dynamic and customer-focused in nature, these end-to-end supply chains need a high...

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    December 24, 2018

    Glossary of Warehousing Terms

    ASRS: Automated storage and retrieval system, automatically placing and retrieving loads from defined storage locations Backorder: Order for which the supplier is not available. Cantilever rack: Racking system suited to store goods of different length. Cross-docking: Involves a single terminal where cargo goes in...

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    December 19, 2018

    AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle) in Logistics

    An automated guided vehicle is a self-drive portable robot that follows a fixed path or uses laser, magnet or vision for navigation control. They are used to transport goods around a manufacturing facility or a warehouse without the help of...

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    December 8, 2018

    Drone Technology in Supply Chain Management

    Drones have become a trending topic recently that can invaluably assist companies in different kind of tasks. Nowadays, drones have been successfully used in various fields such as aerial photography, construction, mining activities, search and rescue mission, security, and scientific...

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    December 1, 2018

    Different Types of Racks used in Warehouse

    There are many different types of Pallet Racking Configurations that can be used in warehouses depending on their storage needs. They vary from low density like selective rack to high density like pushback, drive in and pallet flow systems. Each...

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    November 30, 2018

    Importance of Climate Control in Warehousing

    Climate control in warehouse storage is always useful for reducing unpredictability. A warehouse is a commercial spacious and large building with open environment equipped with large shelves and racks with people and goods continually moving in and out. All of...

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    November 20, 2018

    ERP Software in Logistics Industry

    We all know that logistics and shipping industry is one of the largest growing industries in the world. Without logistics and shipping, import and export of goods and products would not possible across the world. A lot of challenges are...

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    November 14, 2018

    What is Stock Keeping Unit – SKU?

    In the field of inventory management system, a Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) is a product and service identification code, usually alphanumeric or displayed as a machine-readable bar-code that helps track the item for inventory. SKU embodies all the attributes connected...

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    November 10, 2018

    Benefits of Logistics Automation

    What is Logistics Automation Logistics automation is the process of using computer software or automated machines to improve the efficiency of logistics management. This refers to the wider tasks undertaken by supply chain management systems operated within a warehouse or...

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    October 29, 2018

    What is Reverse Logistics?

    Reverse Logistics refers to all the operations associated with the reuse of product and materials. It is the process related with moving products from their point of consumption to point of origin after the point of sale, and to optimize...

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    October 25, 2018

    Difference between 1PL, 2PL, 3PL, 4PL, 5PL Logistics

    Logistics is a detailed organization involves in transportation of goods from point of origin to the destination. Logistics management is the part of supply chain management (SCM) system that plans, implements and control forward and reverse flow of goods and...

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    October 17, 2018

    Benefits of Pick and Pack Distribution

    Process Pick and Pack is a Logistics service where warehouse staff fulfills orders by picking goods from inventory and packaged together according to customer specific instructions then delivered to the costumer’s destination and the client receives a confirmation of delivery....

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    October 10, 2018

    Prohibited and Restricted Imports in Canada

    There are some restrictions and prohibition on importing certain merchandise to safeguard consumer well-being and health and to protect the security and economy of Canada. As it’s always worse for your goods to turned away at the ports or held...

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    October 3, 2018

    What is Cross-docking ?

    In logistic industry, it is essential to make the customer to have full confidence on the company they choose for their logistic services customer needs. Cross-docking is one of the logistics strategies that can help achieve the competitive advantage: Cross...

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    July 16, 2018

    Changing Landscape of Retailing in Canada

    One of the areas most profoundly affected by the creative destruction of innovation is retail marketing. With the growth of online shopping, many retailers are finding it hard to compete with their online rivals. But it would still take a...

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    July 16, 2018

    Retail Trade in Ontario

    The onset of large multinational corporations in the field of online trade has made things tougher for retail traders around the world. But how bad is the situation really? Is the retail sector struggling or still holding the fort? To...

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    March 12, 2018

    Is it Time To Switch Carriers?

    In any business, outsourcing can help you keep your overhead costs low and still be on track as by the company’s bottom line. To maintain a strong supply chain network; it is important to invest in long-term relationships. Changing carriers...

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    March 12, 2018

    How To Improve Productivity at Your Warehouse

    Are you a distribution center manager? You have probably realized that your warehouses are not operating optimally. However, increasing the productivity levels in the warehouse is a top priority. Lack of resources, time and strategies could be some of the...

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    February 22, 2018

    Understanding the Storage Solutions for your goods

    The constant demand for raw materials within the Canadian economy has created the need for efficient means of storage for these necessary items. Industrialization plays the critical role of searching for resources to run the industries and in turn, long...

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    February 22, 2018

    What are the Technological Advancements in Transportation services?

    The transport services offered by the Tenaxx Logistics forms part of the whole package that comes with doing business with the corporation and memorable experience. Industrialization relies heavily on transport to supplement its need for natural resources and human labor...

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    November 21, 2017

    What are the advantages of Cross Docking?

    If you are not very familiar with the logistics industry, you may be wondering what cross-docking is all about. As a business one of your areas of interest to improve and grow the company is the efficiency of production and...

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    November 20, 2017

    The Difference between Dedicated and Shared Warehousing

    When running a business that has warehousing needs, you are faced with the option between two types of warehousing services. You can go for dedicated warehousing or shared warehousing. The next probable step is to choose which solution suits your...

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    November 18, 2017

    Why should you outsource order fulfillment?

    Finding a balance between managing the daily operations of your business while handling warehousing and order fulfillment can be challenging to a business owner. However, if you contemplate outsourcing fulfillment and warehousing, you will be giving room for more growth...

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