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5 Signs That You Should Modernize Your Supply Chain Technology

To quickly identify risks and take appropriate actions to mitigate those risks, you need one hundred percent transparency across all processes in the entire supply chain. Nearly half of the 200 decision-makers surveyed in a recent logistics study fully agree that supply chain transparency is essential for managing and mitigating risks.   The Corona pandemic

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5 COVID-19 Vaccine Shipment Challenges and Potential Opportunities

Distribution of Covid-19 vaccines has begun worldwide – in the EU, vaccines from pharmaceutical manufacturers Biontech/Pfizer and Moderna already have conditional marketing authorizations valid for one year but renewable, and the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine received emergency marketing authorization in the United Kingdom. The vaccines from the manufacturers Curevac and Johnson & Johnson were (as of early

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Important information for transports after Brexit

Changes in customs regulations resulting from Brexit have led to a significant increase in the complexity of customs. The biggest issue is the duplication of customs duties on re-exports. Digital solutions can streamline processes for transports from and to the UK.   Following Brexit, the EU-UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA) regulates trade in goods between

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Forto as an innovation engine

In an ideal workplace, you have the freedom to pursue interesting technologies and ideas to solve real world business problems. At Forto, we follow the concept of “10X improvement”. Coming from the silicon valley, this concept is based on making things ten times better. To achieve this, we strive to promote a culture that fosters

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Chinese New Year: What is Important for Retailers Now?

The Chinese New Year celebrations, also called the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, last a total of 15 days, of which the Chinese usually have seven days off Every year, Chinese New Year brings with it the risk of delays in transport and rising freight costs Digital solutions for the supply chain on product-level

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Current Impairments in Rail Freight

Rail freight transport between China and Europe is becoming increasingly popular for a number of reasons:   Railroads are being expanded more and more, especially through the Silk Road Initiative, which connects three continents by rail. Rail freight is generally the faster alternative to sea freight and more cost-effective than air freight. Rail transport is

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Full supply chain visibility: How digital order management ensures flexibility

Germany’s logistics experts still track products mostly manually Lack of information from the supply chain now particularly shocks companies Digital order management systems create competitive advantages not only in times of crisis   Every company – every manufacturer, every retailer – knows how important it is that products arrive on time. It doesn’t matter whether

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How to prepare for Black Friday as an online retailer

Whether it is Black Friday, Cyber Monday, the upcoming holiday season or any other special holiday, if you are an online seller, there is one thing you need to be: BE READY. Because one thing is certain: These days are an excellent opportunity for you to boost your sales and compete with your rivals.  Why

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E-Commerce Tips: The 5 Best Online Payment Options

Influence of payment methods on customer satisfaction The most popular payment methods for Germans Overview of payment options and their advantages and disadvantages   Nearly 70% of customers who shop online abandon the purchase before making a payment, according to a study by the Danish Baymard Institute. There are many reasons for this, such as

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5 Important Considerations When Importing from China

When looking for trustworthy suppliers, you should take your time and seek support. Finding the best and cheapest transport route is time-consuming if you don’t know your way around. Deal with the customs formalities – also to be able to calculate your sales prices exactly.   Building up an e-commerce site and running it profitably

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