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Integrated Logistics Practices for the Food Industry

Integrated logistics is the one-stop solution to the shipping and logistic requirements of the company. Fast and secured transportation is the key requirement of any business. The transportation of raw material, as well as the finished products, is an important part of the development of all businesses. The proper planning and arrangement of integrated logistics are therefore required to have interrupted supply chain management.

The integrated logistics ensure that you get the fully arranged logistics services like shipping, warehousing, trucking and stevedoring. To achieve effective integrated logistics operations in the food industry there are a few practices which are highly recommended in the current market.

Integrated framework of purchasing
The diagram above shows an integrated framework of purchasing, transportation, and warehousing.

Effective Planning of Logistics Process

The initial step to achieving a task is planning. Presently, arranging exemplifies different variables. It includes securing the stock, storage facilities, and conveyance of items to the accurate area. Apart from these, other parameters are time, transportation, and costs. A supply chain operative should be able to devise the stream diagram for the entire activity. The reason for arranging is to accomplish the most extreme work at all conceivable time. In the meantime, the planning should go for boosting the benefits.


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Leong King Fatt Cyrus, DLSM
Cyrus Leong King Fatt has several years of experiences in the field of warehousing and logistics operations, specifically in the food industry. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). He completed the Diploma in Logistics and Supply Management (DLSM) on June 2019 at SIPMM Institute.
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