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Logmore Feature: Scanning
April 25, 2019

Our third Logmore Features post is here, the fundamental element of scanning! Scanning is a central element of the Logmore service. In fact, almost all of our guides start along the lines of "1. Scan a QR tag...". Now, let's discuss not only the "how" but also the "why" of the scanning process.

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6 Important Trends in Logistics: 2019-2020
April 23, 2019

Over the past decade, e-commerce has continued to take over our lives, and it's changing the very foundation of our economy. Due to the growth of online purchasing, this has required supply chain management teams and logistics professionals to find more efficient ways to manage inventory and pump out products at a rapid rate.

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Logmore Feature: Alerts
April 18, 2019

Our second part of the Logmore Features series explains our new alert system. Alerts streamline the process when something has in fact gone wrong in the shipping or storing, allowing an employee to react faster and more precisely to unwished events. As usual, we've designed the system to be as easy to use as possible, making it possible to implement an alert in only a few clicks in the best situation.

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Digital Logistics: What Is It, and How Will It Impact Your Organization?
April 16, 2019

As the world continues to become increasingly connected, and internet-of-things (IoT) takes the supply chain industry by storm, organizations have much to gain from the introduction of this new operating approach known as “digital logistics.” Digitization, in its simplest definition, is the process of collecting data from disparate silos or buckets and aggregating it to create a holistic view of individual processes from beginning to end.

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Logmore Feature: Missions
April 11, 2019

As the first part of our Logmore Features series, this blog post explains the purpose of "Missions" and how they make your work simpler, faster, more practical and above all, easier.

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The Importance of Global Air Freight
April 9, 2019

For companies shipping products overseas, ocean and air freight are the only options. And when time is of the essence, ocean is ruled out. So, let's turn to air freight for answers.

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A Short History of Supply Chain Management
April 2, 2019

Supply chain management forms the backbone of most economies and successful multinational companies today. From humble beginnings to global standards, its relatively short history is summarized in this article.

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5 Tips for Improving Reverse Logistics
March 26, 2019

For most companies, product returns are an inevitable — if unpleasant and potentially costly — part of doing business. Reverse logistics is the process of tracking a product’s life cycle in reverse: from the consumer back to the seller or manufacturer. While a business may not be able to recoup all of the costs associated with a return, a good reverse logistics strategy can help minimise losses and increase customer satisfaction.

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Logistics: the Invisible Industry
March 19, 2019

Logistics, known for being the "Invisible Industry", is the silent, immense construct that ensures that all of the things we take for granted work. After all, without shipping, storing, distributing, most of us would run out of food fast, not to mention the vast majority of the infrastructure shutting down. Every moment millions of logistics employees work, so that most of us can simply drop at the store to pick up some milk, have heating in our house, and even have electricity.

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Logmore Co-op Case: Artekno Smartbox - Advanced IoT Solution for Thermal Transport
March 15, 2019

Product development processes are always exciting, and successful cooperation projects even more so. Artekno Smartbox is one of those cooperative achievements, where two companies of different industries manage to create something new together.

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Reverse Logistics: Quick Start Guide
March 12, 2019

Most businesses concentrate the bulk of their efforts on getting a product off the shelves, out the door, and into customers’ hands. This makes good business sense. After all, you can’t make money without selling. However, what happens when a customer is dissatisfied with a product? Whether it’s the wrong size, not what the customer expected or just no longer needed, how does a business handle returns? How does it ensure customer satisfaction even when the buyer’s experience took a bad turn?

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What is Data Logging?
February 25, 2019

How many times have you dealt with goods that were damaged in transit? This becomes a reoccurring scenario without efficient circumstance monitoring in place to prevent it from happening again. But what can stop this reoccurring theme is by utilising data logging. It's a process that uses a data logger to collect and record data over time in different environments. Due to the advancement of technology, namely IoT, any out-of-tolerance conditions alert you even in real time. With all that said, let's discover how the logging process functions in more detail and the different types of sensors that exist.

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Three Reasons Data Logging is Vital for Your Pharma Company
February 25, 2019

In 2017, the cold-chain logistics spending was globally over $13 billion for biopharmaceutical goods alone - of which 20-40% is estimated to be damaged during shipping. That's one fifth to almost a half of all shipped goods in the industry. Obviously, that's horrible for both your bottom line and the environment, so what can you do about it?

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Working at a Start-Up: an Outside Perspective
February 18, 2019

A start-up can be here today, gone tomorrow. Or they can be unknown even locally today, and world-famous tomorrow. Your guess is as good as mine. There’s one thing, however, that is generally true about start-ups: there’s a lot of enthusiasm and optimism involved.

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Intelligent Apps: the Future of Applications
February 12, 2019

Intelligent apps combine big data, IoT and AI in a promising mix that will certainly boost many aspects of day-to-day life. While the B2B environment is bound to develop slower, the meaning of intelligent apps and machine learning might be even more considerable than in B2C.

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Evolution of the QR Code: History
February 5, 2019

QR codes are a very everyday thing for us these days, and a central part of worklife for us at Logmore. Now we'd like to shed some light on how the QR code has evolved through the years.

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Four Ways Technology Will Boost Warehouse Efficiency
January 31, 2019

Receiving, put-away, picking, packing, dispatching, returns, and value-adding. These are the seven processes of every warehouse. While executed differently throughout warehouses worldwide, the need for these processes to meet the stringent performance demands of the current climate is universal. Thankfully, these four technologically-inclined tools ensure warehouses run with the utmost efficiency.

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Logmore Grows - Grow with Us
January 25, 2019

One of the fastest-growing start-up companies in Finland, Logmore's expanding its business rapidly. For that, we need more people to join our ranks. You could be one of them. One of us, I mean.

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How Will Self-Driving Trucks Re-Route Logistics Professionals?
January 22, 2019

Autonomous, self-driving cars are an exciting new frontier for both organizations and consumers. What road will they take us down in the future?

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Big Data in Supply Chains
January 17, 2019

Continuing with supply chain discussion, it is time for talking about big data and how it can improve supply chain management.

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Tech Innovations in Supply Chain
January 15, 2019

Logistics and supply chains are seeing innovations like never before right now. Advanced logistics and robot process automation are changing how logistics processes work, but how?

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It’s Time to Talk about Blockchain
January 10, 2019

A buzzword of the past few years, Blockchain is a recent innovation on the field of cyber security. But what is it? Hardly anyone seems to be able to explain it in simple terms. Here's one try to put it into words.

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Top Things to Consider in Order to Choose a Secure System
January 8, 2019

The security has always been a central concern for us in what comes to designing services. Today we'd like to open the concept of Cyber Security a bit.

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Cyber Security in the World of Internet-of-Things
January 3, 2019

In our series of posts on the topic of Cyber Security, we discuss the Internet-of-Things side of the topic today.

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How the Industrial Internet of Things Can Help Your Business
January 1, 2019

Internet-of-Things: What is it and how is it present in the everyday of circumstance monitoring? How can it be used to increase productivity and save profits?

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