Supply chain control tower - a frequently used term that offers a lot of room for interpretation. In this article we want to highlight what exactly the supply chain control tower is, what typical forms it takes and what the control tower of the future might look like.
There are essentially two options in merchant shipping for the transportation of goods - FCL (Full Container Load) and LCL (Less than Container Load). When booking a new container for the shipment of goods, the frequent recurring question arises as to which of the two cargo types is the better choice.
High costs due to delays in freight transport are not uncommon. Especially during the corona pandemic, in which container traffic is affected by various disruptions, it is more difficult to avoid charges such as demurrage and detention.
Track & Trace has become indispensable in the logistics industry. But what exactly is it about GPS, barcodes, RFID and AIS? In this article, we would like to get to the bottom of it all and shed some light on the subject.