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Different Career Opportunities In Logistic And Shipping Industry

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A career in logistics has emerged as one of the most lucrative options in recent time. The growth of e-commerce, the birth of startups and the expansion of the market is demanding more and more logistic service providers and shipping management companies.

So, what are the potential career options in logistics and shipping industry? Here is a list for you-

Analyst They are the first pillar of the logistics industry.
Their primary job is to gather and analyzing data to look for problems. One who has good math and computer skills often flourish in this position. Besides that being a team member and the right attitude to thrive in a team setting is also an important skill that one analyst is often required.
Logistics Engineer The next crucial job in the logistics industry is of “Logistic Engineer”. They evaluate the supply chain and logistics systems for trends or problems with their prowess in computer and mathematics.

The basic difference between the analyst and the logistic engineer is the an…

Is Shipping Insurance Obligatory For Seamless Delivery?

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With world's major population online and all the seasonal offers at peak, it is time for the online seller to pull up the socks to meet customer’s expectation. With the majority of people booking orders online, courier companies are striving hard to fulfill the orders. Even with all the safety measures taken by the courier company, mishap may happen like damaged, stolen or lost parcel. Your shipment is not secure until it is passed on to your customer, as the shipment undergoes a various change of warehouse, mode of transportation, handlers etc., hence with insurance on shipping products you can reimburse on lost, damaged or missing parcels, thereby avoiding the seller's anxiety during shipment delivery.


It is inappropriate to ensure each and every product you ship. If you are shipping any high-priced product and if you are twitchy about it being robbed or getting lost, then it is suitable for you to go for it. But make sure that the amount spent on insurance is less than the v…

Proof of Delivery - A Predominant Segment In Last mile Delivery

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E-commerce is a booming industry. With millions of sellers online it is important that you have good logistics to meet the demands of the customers. Every accomplished businessman knows the key to success is establishing a strong customer base, but in order to do that, you need to be loyal to your customers with good services. In a business situation, delayed or misplaced shipments affect company’s bottom line, so the last mile delivery should always be of high predominance. Even if the shipment has reached its final destination, it still needs to be accounted for. The cycle of shipment delivery end with POD and ensures the shipment is delivered to the correct consignee. The POD is the acronym of Proof of delivery. The POD is an acknowledgment that consignment is being received & taken into one’s custody. It is an official document confirming a proof of purchase. The receiver of the delivered products will only sign if the parcel is in good and undamaged condition. PODs are impera…

Why does the Logistics Sector need to buy GST enable ERP system?

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The revolutionary Goods and Service Tax (GST) has welcomed drastic changes in logistics and transport system.  It’s high time that the logistic service providers should evolve themselves to keep pace with the new change.
GST as experts are pointing out is a welcome move for the businessmen, manufacturer, service providers as the tax will be one time and there will be less bureaucratic paper-work. However, to grab the benefits one must be systematic operation. The need of the hour is automation and a procedure to complete the entire transportation process without a hassle. This specific task is only possible with the GST to enable ERP system.
Why would it be so beneficial for the logistics industry? Let’s find out-
GST enable ERP will document everything: Under the GST tax system, all the documents of your business pertaining to payments, registrations, refunds and returns would go digital. Here, the logistics service providers must adapt to the new procedure of e-filing for GST tax com…