THE HISTORY OF LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Logistics and Supply Chain Management is one of the most popular best practices used to reduce costs and improve service to customers. Anyway, logistics and scm is full of buzzwords and the evolution of this discipline is not pretty clear. For example, who coins the term “Supply Chain Management” or “Lean Manufacturing” This infographic from SCM Solutions is our favourite and traces the key milestones in the evolution of both sciences.
MODERN GLOBAL LOGISTICS
Quick facts about the current state of the logistics industry. Including air freight, ocean, and ground spending around the world.
THE LIFE OF A SHIPPING CONTAINER
Everyone has driven by stacks of humble shipping containers without thinking about how those boxes not only revolutionized the shipping industry, but also keep everything from household products to consumer electronics and our food affordable. Even those who understand the vital role of shipping containers in contemporary business likely fail to envision a shipping container as a sensible, environmentally responsible, perhaps enviable home. Virtually no one outside the container industry realizes that shipping containers have a unique, complete, green life cycle.