How to use AI in supply chain and logistics

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Artificial Intelligence in supply chains With AI trending and on the rise, many businesses have been exploring the use of artificial intelligence across their supply chain and logistics management. These AI driven solutions effectively enhance workflow and overcome common complexities involved in managing the movements of goods from the warehouse to the end consumer. But […]

What is supply chain forecasting?

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Supply chain forecasting is the process of predicting supply, demand or pricing of a product or product range in a particular industry. This is done by analysing past and present data about a product or product range, to help inform a business about potential demand. This then enables them to make a decision based on […]

Understanding ecommerce fulfilment and how it works

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What is ecommerce fulfilment?  Ecommerce fulfilment refers to the process of fulfilling online orders and involves the complete process of delivering an order placed online to a customer. When an order is placed online, you must deliver the product within the set time frame and price-point specified.    What is the need for ecommerce fulfilment? For […]

How to choose the right warehousing and storage facility for your business

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Choosing a warehousing storage facility can be crucial to your business’s logistics operations. The right storage solution space can help ensure your operations run as smoothly as possible and should be considered strategically. Selecting the right warehousing storage facility should be based on the key aspects of your operational needs such as logistics and transportation, […]

What are the benefits of working with an end-to-end supply chain partner?

When reviewing the different supply chain options for your business, it can be difficult to decide what is the best solution for your specific business needs. Whether to go for an in-house supply chain management system, rely on individual suppliers and service providers or third-party logistics. In this guide, we’ll explain exactly what an end-to-end […]

What are the benefits of outsourcing transportation logistics?

What is a 3PL? A third party logistics provider, also known as 3PL, refers to the outsourcing of logistics services. In short, a 3PL is an outsourced transportation company that manages a businesses logistics operations and supply chain. They assist with the warehouse and distribution needs for their customer’s inventory and fulfilment needs ranging from […]

The importance of inventory management in the supply chain

Inventory management is an important element of tracking your products throughout the supply chain, from manufacturing to warehousing and to the point that it arrives with your customers. Inventory management helps to make sure your products are in the right place at the right time. Having visibility of your inventory is essential in order to […]

Providing excellent service with a white glove delivery option

Here at Lesters, we’ve been providing quality logistics options for over 40 years. Specialising in a personalised delivery service. In this guide we’ll explain what a white glove delivery option is and explain what businesses should be using it.   What is a white glove delivery service? A white glove delivery service is a premium level […]

Warehouse and logistics management for your business

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What is warehouse and logistics management? Warehouse and logistics management function differently, though both make up an integral part of the supply chain. In short, warehouse management focuses on the safe storage of goods and logistics management focuses on the safe delivery of goods. For any business, both warehouse and logistics management should be functioning […]

<strong>Ecommerce Trends for 2023</strong>

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The ecommerce space is always evolving and changing. It’s important for businesses to offer customers a valuable retail experience, from the start of the buyers’ journey right up to the delivery of the product and beyond. In this guide, we’ll explain some of the biggest trends in ecommerce that we expect to see in 2023, […]