Fly or Float? The Differences Between Air Freight and Sea Freight
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Fly or Float? The Differences Between Air Freight and Sea Freight

You have a string of deliveries set for various destinations in the Philippines, and you’re torn between shipping them as air freight or sea freight. Part of you may wonder if the difference really matters, especially next to more obvious concerns like meeting production quotas. However, your choice of freight forwarding mode can spell the...

7 Surprisingly Common Logistics Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
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7 Surprisingly Common Logistics Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Your company’s logistics can spell the difference between pulling ahead of the competition and falling behind. However, you can easily gain an advantage over your competitors by simply avoiding common logistics mistakes.  A minor lapse can have a rippling effect on a company’s reputation and revenue. Take note of these 7 common logistics mistakes and...

Cargo Damage: How Can You Prevent It?
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Cargo Damage: How Can You Prevent It?

Imagine receiving a call from your consignee and finding out that the cargo you’ve shipped out has arrived in an unusable state. It can be even more painful if you realize that the damage was completely preventable! Now you’re stuck with an upset consignee, wasted cargo, and a handful of additional costs to send replacement...

Cargo Damage: What Are the 5 Basic Types?
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Cargo Damage: What Are the 5 Basic Types?

It can be disappointing to find out that the cargo you’ve waited for has taken damage and lost its value. And once you’ve experienced this kind of inconvenience, you’ll want to eliminate your chances of receiving damaged cargo ever again.  However, your course of action will depend on the type of damage that affects your...

7 Logistics Solutions for Inclement Weather
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7 Logistics Solutions for Inclement Weather

The Philippines’ rainy season begins in June, together with seemingly endless downpours, floods, and consecutive typhoons. Given those consequences, your company can plan how to deal with inclement weather as early as now. This includes ensuring that your logistics won’t fall apart because of a storm in the near future. Wondering how exactly you can...

Warehousing Safety Checklist for Companies in the Philippines
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Warehousing Safety Checklist for Companies in the Philippines

Good warehousing in the Philippines shouldn’t just be efficient or accurate, but built around safety as well. Following a warehousing safety checklist can help you reflect good corporate values and steer clear of legal woes or bad publicity. You may even save an employee’s life because of a safety measure your company put in place....

Cold Chain Warehousing in the Philippines: What You Need to Know
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Cold Chain Warehousing in the Philippines: What You Need to Know

It can be a nightmare to find out that a consignee has received a heat-spoiled shipment. However, such a scenario is a real possibility in a tropical country like the Philippines. If your business deals with food products, pharmaceuticals, and other perishables which are sensitive to temperature, a cold storage warehouse can prove invaluable. Here’s...

7 Considerations When Choosing a Courier Service in the Philippines
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7 Considerations When Choosing a Courier Service in the Philippines

If your business requires you to ship goods throughout the Philippines, you’ll most likely be making deliveries through a courier service. Local couriers, in particular, tend to be more affordable yet more flexible at the same time.  Nowadays, there are countless Philippine-based courier service providers to choose from. Be sure to team up with a...

6 Basic Types of Warehouse Storage in the Philippines
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6 Basic Types of Warehouse Storage in the Philippines

Choosing the right type of warehouse storage will enable you to maximize available space and speed up warehousing operations at the same time. Did you know that there are 6 types of warehouse storage you can choose from? To help you decide, we’ve listed down these 6 basic types together with their defining features and...

7 Reasons to Use a Warehouse Management System
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7 Reasons to Use a Warehouse Management System

If you want your company to grow into an industry leader, you’ll need to have effective warehouse management in place. However, it  is far more than just data. It covers workflow solutions tailored to your company needs and ties together manpower, technology, economics, and engineering. Pen-and-paper methods will not cut it here–you’ll need a warehouse...