Loftware Blog / Logistics

by Sam Ireland, on March 7, 2019

The U.K. and Europe are redefining their trade relationship. The process has been unpredictable. The clock is ticking for the United Kingdom and European Union to finalize plans for the …

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Topics:Supply ChainLogistics

by Justin Ward, on February 11, 2019

Barcodes matter in today's supply chain... and tomorrow's. The supply chain of today is a more heavily automated and digitized realm than at any point in the past, and the …

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Topics:Supply ChainLabelingLogisticsTrack & Traceability

by Jackie Steele, on January 31, 2019

What makes a great enterprise labeling solution? Accurate, up-to-date supply chain labels keep goods moving smoothly from one location to another, especially in the current digitally driven age. Barcode labels, radio frequency …

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Topics:Supply ChainManufacturingLabelingLogistics

by Jim Scanio, on January 28, 2019

What's the key to truly modern supply chain labeling? Labeling is a critical part of the supply chain, especially in an age of digital operations and networks that span the …

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Topics:Supply ChainLabelingTransportation & LogisticsLogistics

by Max Manikian, on January 23, 2019

Label printing at global organizations brings unique challenges. Supply chains that circle the globe are no longer an aberration or extreme case - it's normal for companies to produce and ship …

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Topics:ManufacturingLabelingLogistics

by Allison Frank-Georges, on November 19, 2018

How many labeling systems do global companies have in operation? Today's companies are expanding beyond their geographic boundaries, stretching supply chains to all corners of the globe. While this type …

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Topics:Supply ChainManufacturingLabelingLogisticsStandardization

by Jackie Steele, on October 25, 2018

What's the key to saving money in labeling-related processes? Some manufacturing process costs are simply unavoidable and can't be reduced any further. Beyond these bedrock expenses associated with producing finished …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryManufacturingLogisticsArtwork Management

by Maureen Perroni, on September 24, 2018

Getting a label design through to approval can be a challenge. Every packaged product needs artwork to adorn its labels. The process of creating and approving art for finished goods is …

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Topics:ManufacturingLabelingLogistics

by Maureen Perroni, on September 12, 2018

How does labeling help manufacturers ensure quality? Quality control (QC) and assurance (QA) are processes that create a positive connection between a company and its customers and ensure a business …

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Topics:Supply ChainLabelingLogisticsTrack & Traceability

by Allison Frank-Georges, on September 10, 2018

What makes a modern warehouse? Logistics optimization today is all about removing potential operational bottlenecks. A single department's failings can offset speed and efficiency improvements elsewhere in the supply chain …

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Topics:Supply ChainLabelingLogisticsTrack & Traceability

by Maureen Perroni, on July 18, 2018

What does a 3PL bring to the logistics table? When your organization is scaling quickly, leading to ever-expanding needs in every corner of the supply chain, you have a choice …

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Topics:Supply ChainRetailManufacturingTransportation & LogisticsLogistics

by Maureen Perroni, on July 10, 2018

What does the retail supply chain of the near future look like? The main goals behind optimized retail haven't changed over the past few decades. Companies are still trying to …

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Topics:Consumer ProductsSupply ChainRetailLabelingTransportation & LogisticsLogistics

by Craig Hodgson, on April 17, 2018

Last week’s MODEX 2018 event was a first for Loftware as we joined 925 other exhibitors in the more than spacious Georgia World Congress Center. We had never been to …

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Topics:Supply ChainSAP LabelingLabelingLogistics

by Max Manikian, on February 28, 2018

How do companies keep counterfeit goods out of the supply chain? Shipping and logistics companies moving products around the world have to contend with the possibility of counterfeit goods sneaking …

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Topics:CounterfeitingSupply ChainTransportation & LogisticsLogistics

by Max Manikian, on February 23, 2018

Bracodes and warehouses go together, and the connection is deepening. The era of warehouses managed manually is quickly passing into history. Today's fulfillment and distribution centers are too large - …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryLabelingLogistics