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Cross Docking: Meaning and Method

Cross docking is a supply chain technique to improve warehouse logistics management. This distribution strategy involves the immediate processing and distribution of goods as soon as they arrive from the supplier, without them being handled and stored in the warehouse. In other words, the goods

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Incoterms CPT: what does it mean?

CPT, literally "Carriage Paid To" is one of the clauses in international sales contracts and is intended to specify that the seller is solely responsible for the shipment of the goods and their transportation.   By "transportation" the term CPT means the journey from the place of

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DAP Incoterms: Delivered at Place

Let's delve into one of Incoterms 2020, the rules for domestic and international commercial transactions in terms of ownership, payment and delivery: today we are talking about DAP, or "Delivered at Place," which is often associated with DDP, "Delivered Duty Paid." What do they mean


Environmental labeling of packaging: guidelines and obligations

In an increasingly eco-conscious world, packaging waste management is a relevant issue. Hence, environmental labeling of packaging has been introduced-an important tool for providing customers with increasingly comprehensive information about a given product. In particular, this labeling is used to identify the materials of which

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Milk run logistics: what it is and how it works

In logistics, the milk run system is a method of shipping goods used to transport stocks and raw materials from different suppliers to a single destination. It is an efficient logistics process, a real strategic tool for managing deliveries, and a great ally of warehouses


Customs clearance: what it means and how it works

In international trade, it can happen that goods, before reaching their destination, must go through customs clearance. For this process to take place safely and smoothly, it's important to know how the procedure works, which documents are required and what costs are involved. In this