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What Does Supply Chain Optimization Mean Now Vs Pre-COVID?

The COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives in multiple ways and the world realized that several areas needed attention, especially in the way the world was doing business. Unless the catastrophe…

How Sultanate’s Ports Supporting Government’s Economic Diversification Goals

In the year following the global pandemic that hampered the growth of several industries across the globe, Oman’s ports achieved significant growth, commercial operations, and high volumes of direct imports….

Oman-Saudi Direct Desert Carriageway to Empower Logistics and GCC Trade

Good roads, overall transportation infrastructure, and uninterrupted connectivity are the backbone of trade in the world. This is the reason why all global powers are redefining their transport infrastructure by…

How Logistics Developments Make Impact on Economic Growth in UAE

Towards the turn of the century, the UAE government implemented some path-breaking initiatives in their logistics and transportation industry. And since then, those initiatives have acted as major contributors in…

Mideast’s Export potential on Track despite pandemic: Logistics sector attractive to Global Investors in 2021

 The COVID-19 pandemic has had a detrimental effect on the global economy, demonstrating a downward trend as several nations started implementing lockdown measures to deal with the devastating impact of…

Based on data issued by the world bank: Oman ranks second in the Arab world on the ‘logistics performance in the world’ index:

Introduction The industry of logistics in Oman is a thriving one and is central to the advancing and competitive economy of the country that is decisive in the increasing inward…

Implementation of the TIR system: Facilitating the movement of trade and transit of goods at border crossings – Gulf, India, and Africa markets

In yet another initiative to enhance and emphasize the betterment of freight transportation services, the Sultanate, represented by the ASYAD Group announced the implementation of the International Road Transport System…

How Logistics is playing Crucial Role during Covid-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire world in an unthinkable manner. Be it our personal or professional lives, or businesses around us, nothing has been spared from the impact…

Importance of Reverse Logistics in Supply Chain Management

Logistics refer to the organized flow of goods or materials from the point of origin i.e. where it’s manufactured, to the point of consumption. In order to ensure that your…

Impact of the second phase COVID-19 wave may pose massive growth in the global freight management system market by 2026- Analysis and Business Strategy.

Introduction: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected human lives unprecedentedly- toppling economies with lockdowns and stay-at-home directives, layoffs, and creating slump across several end-use businesses like manufacturing, production, development, etc. However,…

Introduction to Cold Chain logistics: Things you must Know

What is Cold Chain logistics? Innovation has been the primary driving force in the evolution of global trade, which has constantly changed the way of doing business by delivering solutions…

World Logistics Passport – An initiative by the UAE ministry is all set to increase opportunities for trade between emerging markets

The World Logistics Passport initiative, officially launched in 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos has made a huge impact on the local economy in the UAE and if you are…

Impact of Covid -19 accelerated growth of E-Commerce and how it influences the Oman economy in the logistics sector

The Covid 19 pandemic has been a defining factor in transforming the ecommerce landscape and bringing about its enhanced growth in 2020. This has in turn had considerable influences on…

What does Oman Ministry’s national indicators initiative Tamayyiz mean for the logistics sector?

Well before the crash of oil prices the world over, the Oman government had already started charting out plans to give the logistics sector a push and reduce their overreliance…

Duqm Port : New Logistics and Shipping Hub in Oman

  Duqm was once upon a time a non-descriptive silent port town located in central-eastern Oman. Located on the Arabian Sea is all set to become the next logistic hub…

Dubai CommerCity – An ideal opportunity for logistics companies in UAE.

Covid-19 is still not passed, but business, trade & logistics companies in UAE have resumed returning to normalcy with newer technology, positive enthusiasm and the will to overcome the virus….

Pre-Shipment Documents Used In Freight Transportation in UAE- A Complete Guide

Pre-Shipment Documents Used In Freight Transportation in UAE   As we know logistics is a complex procedure that is implemented systematically through different strategies. The strategies and procedures (both internal…

Things to know about the Border Customs Clearance UAE and Oman

Border Customs Clearance UAE And Oman-  Procedures Oman and UAE are countries involved in the active export and import of products across their international borders. They are on good terms…

Logistics for Startup Companies in UAE – Things To Know

  Logistics for startups in UAE   Shopping is great fun, be it the online medium or in the real physical world. Retailers and businesses go a lot out of…

GCC Transportation And Logistics

WHAT IS GCC TRANSPORTATION?    The basic difference between transport and logistics is, transport denotes the movement of people and logistics includes the drive of goods, resources, and so on…

How Logistics Outsourcing help to assist the growth of SMEs?

SME Logistics Outsourcing In Oman   Outsourcing of logistics services is an effective strategy to reduce the costs and expenditure of freight movements. Usually, 3PL logistics or third-party logistics make…

Freight Consolidation and How do they Help to Save Money

Freight Consolidation or Cargo Consolidation Instead of sending shipment separately, companies can rely on freight consolidation. The process comprises the consolidation, and bundling of different shipments that should be sent…

Emerging technologies that could shape the future of logistics.

The Logistics industry that we see today is the throughput of countless transformations and upgradations. A myriad of technologies are on the verge of implementation in logistics which are capable…

Future of sustainable shipping in logistics and shipping industry

Shipping industry is one of the major contributors to the global economy. Being the most economical freight forwarding option, over 90% of the world trade is transported through the ocean….

Methods to be adopted for effective inventory management

Inventory management can be defined as the process of ordering, storing, and selling the inventories of a company. Inventory management includes the purchase of raw materials, warehousing, and distribution of…

Logistics and Distribution – A comparative study

Supply chain management has been a prime supporter of the world economy over the years. Though supply chain management seems to be a single large industry, in effect it is…

COVID-19, Impact On Freight Transportation

Logistics risks that freight forwarders face during COVID 19 The hit of the pandemic COVID 19 have quaked global economic stability. Major industries that well supported the financial development of…

Blind Shipping – A Walk Through

What is Blind Shipping? The concept of blind shipping is very simple, but it is important that you understand each and every information about it before processing a shipment. As…

Air Freight Vs Ocean Freight – Which Moves Better?

Air Freight Airfreight parcel delivery is the shipment or transfer of goods via air. The flights that transfer these goods can be chartered or commercial. Such shipment can travel out…

Logistics 2020 – Trends and Themes

Technological advancements are heading up each year extending its hands to almost every fields. Same is in the case of logistics too. Logistics have also evolved with these fast-changing technologies…

Industry 4.0 & Supply Chain Management

The industrial revolution has brought significant changes in the way we live and work. The easiness in the works that we perform today is attained by the rapid growth in…

Oman: An Emerging Global Logistics Hub

It is well known that the oil industry is the backbone of Oman’s economic development. The current fluctuations in the oil sector can make a heavy impact on the economic…

Key performance indicators in logistics and supply chain management

Logistics and supply chain management are closely interrelated. Logistics play a key role in supply chain management. The effective and timely delivery of products across the globe are well established…

Autonomous forklift market- An overview

Autonomous forklifts are lift trucks that work without human help. Autonomous forklift as the name stipulates is completely autonomous in nature. They are capable of doing all warehouses operations independently….

Refrigerated Warehouses – an evolution through AI and IoT

A warehouse is a large storage area for storing goods. Most of the large scale autonomous companies maintain a warehouse to improve the efficiency of supply chain management. Due to…

Steering the shipping industry towards a carbon-free future

The shipping industry plays an important part in sustaining and supporting the global economy. However, as vital as this industry is to the world, it is also responsible for up…

The challenges in logistics and transportation industry in Oman

Oman has been a key destination and transit point for trade for many centuries with the port of Muttrah in Muscat being the preferred berthing place for refilling en route…

Carbon Neutral Warehousing

Carbon emissions are one of the main contributors of global warming which is the number one cause for many environmental, climate and health issues. From decreasing precipitation which leads to…

Future of Warehousing

Significant technological developments emerging in warehousing are changing the way goods are received, stored, shipped and distributed. In the coming years, many of the warehouse activities and processes are expected…

Advance Rulings Programme to facilitate international trade in Oman

International trade facilitation measures are a much-needed thing for making the export and import of goods and services across borders much easier. It is also an essential feature for the…

Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) in Transportation & Logistics

Enterprises in the transportation and logistics industry around the globe are looking at viable ways to maximize their supply chain efficiency to sustain profitability. However rising labour and fuel costs,…

DRONES IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

With supply chains getting digitalised, drones or aerial robots are fast becoming an important technological tool that is delivering significant value across an industry where incremental cost savings are vital….

RESHAPING SUPPLY CHAINS- TRENDS & TECHNIQUES

Regardless of the nature of the industry, an efficient supply chain can make a huge difference in the profitable growth of the business. A business’s success is inexplicably linked to…

AUGMENTED REALITY IN WAREHOUSING

Logistics 4.0 with Augmented Reality It is a known fact that warehouses are the inevitable part of the logistics industry. Over the past years, we have seen that warehousing has…

TECHNOLOGY TRENDS IN THE FREIGHT FORWARDING INDUSTRY

Just like every other industry, technology has revolutionized the freight and logistics industry as well. Though one may feel that the supply chain process is still complex, technology has played…

HOW BLOCK CHAIN WILL TRANSFORM THE SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS INDUSTRY

One would say, the most complicated task is to manage the supply chain. Earlier commerce was local and the supply chain was easy to handle. Now the scenario has changed,…

WAREHOUSING AND DISTRIBUTION SERVICES IN OMAN

Third-party logistics (3PL) services providers in Oman are at the forefront of providing cost-effective and quality services for customers for all of their logistics services requirements. One of the key…

FREIGHT MANAGEMENT AND LOGISTICS TRENDS IN THE MIDDLE EAST IN 2019

Freight Management and Logistics Effective freight management and logistics are essential for all types of businesses to improve efficiencies in operations and remain competitive. Freight management and logistics is the…