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The Benefit of Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management plays a critical role when running a business. In this Infographic you will learn about the benefits of supply chain management. By implementing supply chain management systems, businesses are able reduce waste, overhead costs and shipping delays in a scientific way. ...

The Secret to Supply Chain Success: Agility

One of the main issues facing supply chain is how to create that low-cost efficiency supply chains, however, it’s very hard to predict major disruptions. Companies with an entrepreneurial culture more come up with creative solutions for their problems...

What is Supply Chain Management Part 2

This is part 2 about Supply Chain Management, this time this infographics tell about the supply chain manajemen strategies and tools,

such as 

1. EDI (Electronic data interchange)

2. Barcode and point of sales (POS)

3. Bu...

7 Tricks to Prepare Your Distribution Center for Peak Season

Peak season for most distributor players is a little bit crazy and nightmares. How to be smart handle this peak season? This article will help you

  1. Start early. Get your plan now, start to visualize what you need to prepare, at least three to five months prior b...
5 Ways to Choose a Distribution Partner

Distribution company can help your companies in optimizing your supply chain by ensuring the products arrive at your customer’s hand with the right product in the right time. A third-party logistics (3PL) company that has experience in distri...

Why Your Business Needs Stock Taking

 

Are you familiar with stock-taking? So actually what is stock-taking? Stocktaking involves physically counting all of your stock and matching your stock records to discover any discrepancies.

Discrepancies between your manual stock count and your electronic records allow you ...

What is Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management (SCM) is a management of the flow of materials, information, and finances as they move in a process from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer. In other words, SCM is a management of the flow of goods from point of origin to point of consumpti...

How to Get More Efficient & Productive in Warehouse Operations

Increasing warehouse productivity is a top priority for warehouse managers everywhere. But what’s the most effective method for increasing warehouse productivity? With so many variables such as labor, staffing, workloads, scheduling, and third-party vendors (which is hard to control), you w...

Top Five Reasons Why You Need 3PL Provider

Third party logistics or 3PL provider is the best solution to perform your logistic process. Third party logistics offers an all in one solution for assembly, packaging, warehousing, and distribution. Utilizing a 3PL means you are ready to manage businesses with...

President Jokowi Targeted Every Industrial Area Has Least One Bonded Logistics Center

Recently President Jokowi targeted at least one of Bonded Logistics Center (PLB) for each industrial area in Indonesia. Director General of Customs Heru Pamungkas said although President has inaugurated 11 PLBs in April, but still President aimed that every island, province and industrial areas a...

The Rank of Dwelling Time in Indonesia Has Downgraded To 63rd

President Joko Widodo expressed his anger and ordered the police to arrest group of people who were proven to slow down the dwelling time in all ports in Indonesia. His anger was expressed when opening the port Kalibaru, several days ago.

His anger culminated since dwelling time in al port...

Logistics Cost to Tiongkok Cheaper than to Jayapura

It’s quite surprise the shipping cost to Singapore and China (China) is cheaper than shipping goods to Eastern Indonesia, such as Jayapura. As quoted from Liputan6.com, Director of Traffic and Marine Transportation Adolf Tambunan said  the shipping cost in Indonesia is very expens...

The Importance of Technology in Supply Chain Management

In today’s highly competitive market, it’s important for businesses to innovate and to streamline supply chain services process and optimize productivity. With modern technologies, you can have better visibility in your supply chain, whic...

Technologies that Improves Warehouse Operation

The warehouse is one of the essential parts of any manufacturing origination and became a large contributor of operational costs, so you should make sure it’s running efficiently. If a warehouse isn’t optimize...

Freight Forwarder Simplifies Import Export Process

Freight forwarder services company, not only save your company time and money, it can also help you from hassle of the export import process.  For you as an entrepreneur, it is much better to stay focused on your core business and f...

Burdensome Transportation Industry, PNBP Ministry of Transportation will be Revised

Coordinator of Ministry for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution and its staff is setting up an economic policy package for logistics which is scheduled to be published this year. Revisions include Tax State Revenue (PNBP) of the Ministry of Transportation are considered burdensome transportation ind...

3 Ways to Improve Customer's Satisfaction through Supply Chain Performance

Supply chain is considered as one of the largest company's operating expenses. When customer want to reach larger market in global market, then as supply chain service company we should equipped with certain fit strategies that able to compete, perform and improve customer sat...

4 Steps to Improve Supply Chain Management

Improve and streamline supply chain process beneficial to increase profits, save costs and improve customer satisfaction for your business. There is no supply chain process is absolutely perfect, but you can take steps to improve the performance of your supply chain. The following steps can ...

5 Ways to Increase Productivity and Performance of Your Supply Chain

We can not ignore how importance of human resources in increasing productivity and performance in supply chain process. Some said, fostering communication that focuses on long-term relationships become very important to aim performance excellence for the company. Employee training and development...

One-Price Fuel Program will Cut Down Indonesia Logistics Cost

President Joko Widodo will launch the government’s one-price fuel program to cut down Indonesia’s logistic costs. As released data, currently logistic costs in Indonesia becomes one of the highest in the world. But unfortunately, this one-price fuel program applies star...

Fleet Maintenance to Improve Service to Customers

One of our advantages as one of transportation and delivery service is we standardize the maintenance of transport assets periodically. Regularly checking all fleet is our procedure in order to provide best services quality to customers.

The maintenance is important since best conditions o...

World Bank Grants Indonesia $400m Loan for Logistics Reform

The Executive Board of the World Bank has approved a Development Policy Loan Reform of Logistics Indonesia $ 400 million to improve the logistics system and facilitate connectivity so that Indonesia’s economy grow faster.World Bank Country Director in Indonesia Rodrigo Chaves said that this...

Documents Required for Export-Import Chemicals

Not all items have the chemical hazardous properties but to minimize undesirable events, the Directorate General of Customs and Excise reminds exporters and importers to understand documents containing important information about the products of chemical goods or dangerous goods prior to physical...

7 Supply Chain Lessons from Steve Jobs

It goes without saying that Apple Inc is famous for its strengths in product design, development and marketing strategy.

When it comes to supply chain management practices, many people believe that its supply chain model and sophisticated software system are the secret weapons that help th...

Entrepreneurs are Optimistic that Indonesia Will Become a Logistical Hub in Asia Pacific

Linc Group as one of the businesses in the logistics industry Indonesia is optimistic that Indonesia could become a logistics hub in Asia Pasifik. Linc Group see the challenges Indonesia today is completing the infrastructure, improve efficiency and national competitiveness in the international l...

High Logistics Costs Harmed National Market Competitiveness

Transport and logistics is still one of the problem for Indonesia and affecting Indonesia competitiveness with imported products. Quoted from Antara news, a few days ago, heard that hoe made in China costs less cheaper than hoe made in Blitar

Puji Rahayu as shop owner said "Import quality ...

USA still Be The Most Favorite County for Indonesia to Export

As you can see on the website of the Central Bureau of Statistics (www.BPS.go.id), BPS has released data on Indonesia's trade balance had a surplus of USD 1.21 billion in October 2016. For exports reached USD 117.09 billion, while imports amounted to USD 110.2 billion.

So which countri...

Linc Terminal: 2 Jetty is Our Advantage

Taruna Bina Sarana or known as Linc Terminal located in Pelindo II , Ciwandan-Banten was officially determined by the government as one of the bonded logistics center in Indonesia. Now Linc Terminal has already owned and operated 21 storage tanks with a total capacity of 80,000 KL.

PLB is ...

6 Principles of Awesome Service Supply Chain

Service supply chain has become more important even to manufacturing sector. In this article, we will explain the key principles of SCM that you can understand quickly and easily. In 1997, Supply Chain Management Review published one article called "The Seven Principles of Supply Chain ...

5 Attentions that Can Reduce Logistics Costs

With our experience in logistics, we are going to share how to reduce your logistics cost and increase your profit value.  One important thing that’s nice to be remarked in this insight is, "Treat your people well and profits will follow."

Okay then, let’s explore.

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The Needs of Integrated Logistics Services Rises

Booming of online businesses make the needs of integrated logistics industry rises significantly. For logistics players, this is good opportunities.  They realize to win this batlle, they needs not only order tracking features across fleets and fulfillment, but also more investment on wareho...

Delivery Logistics to the entire island in Indonesia Must By Sea

Minister of Transportation, Budi Karya Sumadi issued a discourse that for logistics delivery to the entire island in Indonesia should be done by sea. This is done to reduce the burden on the land.

This plan is part of ‘tol laut’ program promoted by President Jokowi. But there a...

Reasons You Need to Outsource Your Transportation Logistics Need

If you have a business that requires seamless transportation, you are well managed leader if you consider outsourcing these needs to reliable logistics serviced company. This strategy might bring more profit to company instead of handling all by yourself.  Here are some reasons why!  

The Advantages of Robots Function for Loading and Unloading

Applying robotic technology as a solution to meet high demands season on logistics is needed at this time. In most activities, the use of these robots might improve the operational effectiveness of the warehouse. Some other benefits are described below:

Reduce the risk of injury to...

KPPU Investigates Suspected Cartel by Singapore's Company in Batam

KPPU assumes the existence of logistics cost cartel practices from Batam-Singapore-Batam conducted by six companies from Singapore. The allegation that the cartel appear because of the high tariff in shipping of logistics of Batam-Singapore-Batam than the rate of the shipping of logistics of Jaka...

Indonesia's Logistics to Benefit from Booming E-commerce Growth

The logistics industry probably will not experience significant growth in the past two years if the e-commerce industry is not booming. The expected growth of the logistics industry is getting brighter future due to lifestyle changes both industries.

E-commerce industry is booming in many ...

Three Countries have Prepared Logistics Integration

These three ASEAN countries, Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia is working on the design of integrated logistics between countries. Quoted from industry[dot]business[dot]com, Yukki Nugrahawan Hanafi, Chairman of Asean Federation of Forwarders Association (AFFA) said the three countries had agreed ...

3 Core Services Provided by 3PL Company

3PL companies are the fast solution for your logistic needs. They professionally assist your business by giving complex supply chain solutions which are divided into 3 core services.

Warehousing

3PL can manage your warehousing needs without investing big investment ...

Maximise Order Fulfillment Productivity with Pick/Put-to-Light Systems

Warehousing company owners, especially for the retail industry is expected to have the best technology in order fulfillment, of course to meet the needs of the retail industry that runs very fast. Many of warehousing technology solutions that are available today to make the warehouse process more...

9 Ways to Streamline your Supply Chain and Build Efficiency

We here at Linc Group can help you build an efficient and steady supply chain set to improve overall business processes and profitability. We hope to be your next supply chain trusted advisor. Contact us today and let’s talk about your company’s plans for growth. But before that ...

Utilize Social Media to Streamline Your Supply Chain

Social media provides a platform for companies to share knowledge and opinions, and broadcast information to an audience of followers. Social media also can be utilized to improve various aspects of supply chain and business results can be achieved rapidly. That's why many companies have jumped i...

Logistics Businesses in Indonesia are Still Dominated by Foreign Company

Logistics market in Indonesia is the second largest market in the world. According to ALFI, transportation and logistics industry potential is very huge, reaching US$ 267.79 billion in 2016. So the government needs to keep an eye on foreign players, do not let them controlled this market in Indon...

2017: Logistics Industry Expected to Grow Better

The growth of the logistics business raised 12 percent last year.  This growth expected to increase to 14 percent in 2017.  Yet, sluggish Indonesian economy last year caused some challenges that impacted to logistics business. Facts said logistics growth which reached 12 percent only su...

Indonesia to Revise 20 Regulations in Next Economic Policy Package

There are 20 rules on the logistics to be deregulated in economic policy package volume XV and  scheduled to be announced on January 2017 said Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi.

Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said the regulations would mainly address capital, non-ta...

6 Major Trends to Influence Future of Logistics Industry

In today’s society, technology has been changing at an unprecedented pace. When you consider that Apple introduced its iPad in the year 2010 and now Logistics industry trends have also not been left behind in the move towards a more technological future.

Globalization 

3 Tips to Avoid Mistakes in Delivery

With our experience in this industry, we would like to share some tips and strategies you can use to reduce the error rate shipping. There are so many errors that may occur in the delivery process can certainly have an impact on shipments. We assume that the shipment is sent is not in accordance ...

2 Study Cases about How Important Having Great Supply Chain Management

The chaos caused by an error in the supply chain management could hamper the growth of our business and of course the impact can yearly, even decades. But by learning great study cases, we can gain solutions as well as  opportunities so the mistakes won’t happen to us. Here are 2 stori...

Discover All About Supply Chain Management

In the manufacturing industry, there is a need to distribute all products from manufacturing reaching into the hands of customers. And to reach this objective, there’s called Supply Chain Management (SCM), which is run by professional so every process along distribution can be organized wel...

Importance of Accelerate Logistics Certification

Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs wants to accelerate the certification of competence in order to improve the capacity of logistics education program which certainly contributed to the increased quality of human resources in this field.

Quoted from Bisnis[dot]com, Erwin Raza, Depu...

Linc Express Provides Various Fleet to Fulfill Needs All Industries

Linc Express, one of Linc Group company that is focusing on the transportation and distribution  management  as well as cargo logistics, has a wide range of fleets options to answer the needs of your industry. For example:

  • Dump Truck
  • Bulk Truck
  • Container T...
How a Freight Forwarder Can Save You More

Freight forwarders are responsible for helping you arrange your imports and exports, dealing with the logistics of preparing documentation, tracking cargo, or filing insurance claims. A freight forwarder isn’t going to be your best option if you’re shipping anything smaller ...

Jokowi Inaugurates Policy for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

In order to facilitate small and medium industry in conducting export-import, President Joko Widodo will launch a policy to ease import export matters for Small and Medium Industries (KITE-IKM). The policy is enforced for many SMEs who want to reach the export market ...

Logistics Owner Requests to Eliminate Two Regulations

Economic policy package XV will be announced by the government at the end of this month, Logistics owner hope the government can remove the rule about business license card (KIU) and permits loading and unloading of goods in Bekasi. Both of these regulations are expected to be remove because cons...

Two Ministry Urged to Remove Guarantee Deposit for Import Container

Two government agencies, Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of Trade urged to remove the regulation for guarantee deposit for import container in all of the Indonesian ports by Asosiasi Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders (ALFI).

Chairman of ALFI Jakarta, Widijanto said that no other ...

Why Indonesia Logistics Costs Very Expensive

As we already know, high logistics costs in Indonesia triggers high prices of main commodities. Apparently some state-owned companies are now beginning to prepare to raise logistics price, including management fees and adjustments Terminal Handling Charge and logistics costs at airports.

Q...

Unnecessary Supply Chain Expenses That Are Not Needed

How to keep your supply chain to be successful? Although there are many ways to go about this task, a simple approach for this is how to examine your supply chain and look for inefficiencies. Once you find them, you can optimize your supply chain process...

Route Optimization Overcomes this 3 Transportation Challenges

There are some common transportation problems you might be facing and here’s how route optimization can make your job easier.

  1. Customer Service

With how quickly technology is evolving and with how simple it is to buy from o...

Export Performance Already in The Green Zone Sri Mulyani Expressed Happiness

Indonesia's export performance is in the green zone last December and made Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani express his excitement. Green zone is a sign that the Indonesian economy began to improving.

Quoted from Okezone, "Export achievement in the fourth quarter showed that we are on the g...

5 Simple Strategies to Decrease Supply Chain Costs

Economic global growth affects multiple business sectors, includes logistics.  In order to be the most competitive business, we urge to cut down unnecessary cost along supply chain process. These are main areas we can consider to be checked list for cost efficiency:

  1. Pote...
Linc Group: Best Solution for Your 3PL Partner

Using 3PL services can provide many benefits for your business, and many companies from various industries use 3PL services. Our extensive regional covers the entire Indonesia that surely would be profitable for your business.

What are the benefit...

Six Trucking Industry Strategy to Watch in 2017

Times are always changing, and the trucking industry will be no exception to that in 2017. There are some strategies that you may run in order to have an advantage over competitors. Here are six strategies that we will discuss through this article:

  1. Work with Others
4 Problems Frequently Occurred In Inventory Management

Inventory management is the practice overseeing and controlling of the ordering, storage and use of components that a company uses in the production of the items it sells. Inventory management is also the practice of overseeing and controlling of quantities of finished products for sale. A

9 Benefits of Logistic Management

Right and proper logistics management will give the company benefit around nine different subjects. Those nine benefits cover supplies, transportation, facilities, services, administration and management, inbound transportation, ou...

Offer Packing Solution, Linc Logistics Provide Competitive Price

Linc Logistics as the best inventory management solution which also has the facilities spread across Indonesia, offers additional services such as re-packing and bundling in order to provide a complete solution to the customers.

For...

Main Services of Linc Logistics

Every customer has different challenges and solutions. As a major company of Linc Group, Linc Logistic started its business in the supply chain industry.

With decades of experience, Linc Logistics always provide the best supply chain service, trust and on time. Here is the main service of ...

Four Most Popular Supply Chain Services in Indonesia

Logistics business owner must have been familiar with the term Supply Chain Management. The definition of supply chain management refers to activities integrated coordination between the activities of production, procurement, inventory, and shipping products so the pr...

Easy Methods to Measure Supply Chain Performance

To measure the existing supply chain performance, you should able to see if the performance has improved. In general, there are two ways that you can use to measure the performance of the supply chain. Subjective measure and objective measure.

Subjective measure conducted to some aspects o...

Linc Logistic Offers Third-Party Logistics (3PL)

Tird-party logistics is utilization of external organization to run logistics activities which is conducted by organization itself. 3PL is a company or individual that provides outsourcing logistics services to run one or more function in supply chain management.

This 3PL service provider ...

How to Make Importer's Identification Number

According to the Regulation of the Minister of Finance No. 59 / PMK.04 / 2014, if you want to become an importer, you must register Customs. First you must register to the Directorate General of Customs and Excise to obtain a Customs Identity Number (NIK). You also need to  maintain the API ...

Infographic:The Difference between Logistics and Management Supply Chain

Talk about logistics often connected with the term supply chains in the sustainability of a business . And then , what is the difference between logistics and supply chain? Enjoy the following infographic 

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Infographics: Definition and Type of Freight Forwarding

The supply chain can not be separated from freight forwarding or freight forwarding. Then what is freight forwarding? and what kind of example of freight forwarding? The following Linc Group summarizes the definitions and types of freight forwarding in the form of infographics.   

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