The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has contributed to what might be described as the biggest supply chain shipping disruption of the century. 3PL provider Cerasis, member of the IoSCM Expert Network, share their extensive expertise about the disruption taking place in the shipping industry as a result of restrictions and regulations introduced by governments to combat the effects of the pandemic.
As panic levels rise and consumers continue to stockpile essentials, a visit to a local supermarket quickly confirms fears that supply chains are struggling to cope with the increased demand paired with shortages on the production lines. In some cases, it may be too late to introduce mitigation strategies. Energies might be better focused on tactics that will prevent the impact from increasing. Find out how IoSCM can help.
Running your own e-commerce business can be very rewarding, but also overwhelming, as many business owners handle every aspect of the process – from product design to order fulfilment. As your business grows, you’ll find it increasingly difficult to handle the entire operation on your own, which is why many people opt for a different method of order fulfilment to lighten their burden. If you’re planning to start a business in the near future, but you haven’t yet, you may also want to consider alternative shipping methods, such as dropshipping, to eliminate the need for inventory and warehouse space.
Coronavirus is causing major logistical problems for business, and looking for solutions to prevent their supply chains breaking down and product halting.
Most people know what logistics are, but you may not know that different types of logistics exist. Find out more about some of the logistics services that are available across the global supply chain with IoSCM.
Increasingly indispensable benefits software platforms automate many day to day Human Resources (HR) functions to increase organisation efficiency, reinforce data security, and improve the employee/candidate experience. Technology enhancements have had a profound influence in the HR field.
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