What is forwarding and what are its tasks?

What is forwarding and what are its tasks?

The constantly growing trade and the related development of transport resulted in the separation of freight forwarding as an independent economic activity. Thus, companies are established that deal with the movement of goods at the request of clients, with the help of...
LIFO, FIFO, FEFO – what do these abbreviations mean?

LIFO, FIFO, FEFO – what do these abbreviations mean?

A perfectly functioning warehouse must focus on the smooth receipt and delivery of goods, as the efficiency of the supply chain depends on it. Therefore, methods are introduced that improve warehouse operations, and in particular are used in large warehouses, where...
What is cross – docking?

What is cross – docking?

Cross-docking is used in the distribution phase, allowing you to reduce the costs of transport and storage, which are relatively high in the total logistics costs. The use of this technique contributes to a significant, overall optimization of the supply chain. It is...
Differences between intermodal and multimodal transport

Differences between intermodal and multimodal transport

In Poland, the intermodal transport market is not very large, although it is constantly developing. In recent years, an increase in these transports has been observed in relation to all transported loads, but their percentage is still small. Intermodal transport is...
Advantages and disadvantages of home office

Advantages and disadvantages of home office

Home office, i.e. remote work, is an increasingly popular phenomenon in the functioning of many companies. Until recently, it was something unknown, reserved only for a few professions. Many employees dreamed of being able to perform their daily duties from the...
How to optimize costs in logistics?

How to optimize costs in logistics?

One of the basic elements of the efficient functioning of the company is the optimization of costs related to logistics. Cost analysis and optimization is a sensible action in a crisis and takes on a strategic dimension. In addition, it allows you to increase the...