Reason for high cost of temperature controlled logistics
The reasons for high cost of temperature controlled logistics are as below
Though, it is almost difficult to cut cost by only lowering the unit price of each item in the cost list, it is important to search for a solution for lowering cost as a whole.
The basic solution to enhance the freshness is to increase the inventory turnover rate, and operate a zero inventory of daily delivered raw products.
It is important to improve the accuracy of the issued request forecast with the merchandiser and the number of days to deliver to the small shops.
Daily addition means zero inventory operation, there are also one day delivery cases
It is important to manage the warehouse connecting from manufacturers to small merchandisers and the number of days arriving at the final destination.
Products in temperature controlled transportation are not only fully packed ones, but also products with only outside packages and bulk items that are put inside a container. At serviced refrigerated warehousess, law on food sanitation is considered to be the fixed facility standard. In the case of logistics processing within a warehouse, exceptionally strict management is necessary.
The challenge to manage sanitation in logistics
Constantly change pallets into resin types, not the wood ones.
It is important to create a checklist of items like above, and record the implementation status.
For serviced refrigerated warehouses, in application for business registration according to the warehouse industry act, it is compulsory to adopt facilities standard as regulated in the same law as well as in the food sanitation act.
Moreover, based on the main terms of the two laws, General hygiene management rules should also be decided, and should be importantly implemented.