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The Potential of Halal Logistics

The Potential of Halal Logistics

Apr. 14 | In our last column I posed whether Mindanao could benefit from the development of a logistics corridor similar to what was done in Clark and Subic. I particularly cited how it could benefit the region’s farmers, by providing them greater access to...

On-Demand Service Heralds A New Era in Logistics

On-Demand Service Heralds A New Era in Logistics

Apr. 14 | Logistics brings many things within people’s reach, be it essentials or luxuries or lifesaving drugs, and as a freight and logistics company you make it happen. As technology advances so does the speed of delivering things and this, in turn, has raised...

Does Mindanao Need its Own Clark?

Does Mindanao Need its Own Clark?

Apr. 2 | This year’s Supply Chain Immersion will be considerably different from previous years, as we won’t be riding a ship to our destination city. Instead we’ll be taking a bus and heading north, to Clark and then to Subic, the nerve centers of Central...

Is Technology a Priority in Your Freight Business?

Is Technology a Priority in Your Freight Business?

Apr. 2 | Rapid advancements in technology are making rapid inroads into the freight industry transforming the way it works. This is a positive note for an industry that requires high degree of cooperation, collaboration and transparency to function optimally....

Making Sense of the Last Mile

Making Sense of the Last Mile

Mar. 19 | Early this week one of my colleagues at the SCMAP Secretariat bought a phone charging pad online. She had it delivered to our offices, cash on delivery, as is standard with most online retailers these days. The transaction between her and the courier...

Surpassing Customer Expectations with Technology

Surpassing Customer Expectations with Technology

Mar. 19 | Today’s largest freight and logistics companies are setting the bar extremely high for innovation and automation, raising customer expectations in the process. This is having a huge impact on freight and logistics companies of all sizes which are under...

Forty-five Days

Forty-five Days

Mar. 5 | Two weeks ago, Pantaleon Alvarez, Speaker of the House of Representatives, is looking to force Philippine airlines to transfer all their domestic flights away from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and to Clark International Airport. He wants them...

On-Demand Technology for On-Demand Services

On-Demand Technology for On-Demand Services

Mar. 5 | Technology innovation plays an important role in the evolution of your business process especially when you need to be competitive and protect yourself against any kind of disruption. The speed at which logistics companies are required to work and the...

The Real Estate Element

The Real Estate Element

Feb. 18 | One of the topics discussed during the second Sharpening the Supply Chain Practitioners event held two Fridays ago in Cebu City is the set of difficult, early decisions a supply chain manager must make with regards to capital expenditure. Where do you...

The Bold New Logistics Driven by Digital Technology

The Bold New Logistics Driven by Digital Technology

Feb. 18 | Logistics companies tend to show less interest in investing in technology innovations compared to other industries. The use of technology is also not as widespread in logistics.   But if you need to keep pace with the dynamic trends of the supply...
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