Goods storage: what it is and how it works

Everything you need to know about the storage of goods, from the beginning of the process to how it works. Goods storage is a fundamental activity for the management of supply and distribution within a company's warehouse. Its main objectives include ensuring the protection of goods

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The Fifo and Lifo methods: meaning and differences

A guide to understanding how the two most frequently used methods of goods flow management in warehouses and companies work The Fifo and Lifo methods are two goods flow management systems that are widely used in warehouses and companies. Both methods are used to keep track


Intermodal transport: what it is and what the advantages are

Intermodal transport is one of the main logistics areas that we deal with here at C.T.I. International Forwarder. It is a method of transferring goods that combines several means of transportation and is an interesting system for companies that want to improve the efficiency of


Order Picking: what it is and how it works

Order picking is one of the most important steps in the order fulfilment process, but it is also one of the expensive as its costs typically amount to more than half of warehouse management costs. This is precisely why it is important to know how


Declaration of preferential origin: meaning and regulations

Obtaining the status of preferential origin for your products is key for exporting companies that wish to take advantage of the benefits that can be obtained from this condition. In general, the origin of your products, i.e. their “economic nationality”, is a fundamental concept to


Integrated logistics: what is it and how does it work?

Over the years, here at C. T. I. International Forwarder our specialization in the integrated logistics sector has increased as we consistently adapt our approach to ensure that all our customers’ needs are satisfied. But what exactly does this type of logistics entail? This concept


Why is my merchandise taking so long to arrive?

Among the various problems triggered by the Coronavirus there are also those related to logistics, such as the shortage of containers worldwide. This has consequences for both producers and distributors, causing both delays and increases in transport costs, so much so that the Financial Times has

Concepts of origin

The subject is highly complex but we will try to provide a basic idea; for a closer look, the CTI staff will be at your full disposal. Non preferential origin and preferential origin The concept of “origin” has become important especially for consumer protection. In the customs

C.T.I for MIDO: siamo gli spedizionieri ufficiali della fiera dell’eyewear

C.T.I for MIDO: the official shippers of the eyewear show

  MIDO, the international optics, optometry and ophthalmology exhibition that will be in Rho Fiera Milano from April 30th to May 2nd 2022, is just around the corner. The eyewear show is organized by ANFAO, the Italian Association of Optical Goods Manufacturers, and we at C.T.I.