Monthly Archives: April 2012

How to run an Efficient Warehousing & Distribution Center


Are you wondering how to manage a complex process in your warehouse? Prologistix shows you how to run it efficiently. Although there are so many lean management process such as Kanban, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Just-in-time etc, yet a simple way to run a successful Warehousing & Distribution facility is to apply common sense! See how Prologistix does that.  Prologistix is a company based out of USA that provides entry-level, skilled as well as managerial talent for the warehouse, distribution and logistics industry on a temporary, temp to hire and direct hire basis.

With more than 50 locations across 20 states, they are the largest logistics staffing specialists in USA.

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How to use Logistics to Go Global

3d world wide cargo transport concept

Here is an excellent video from UPS called UPS Game Changers Campaign that focuses primarly on a game-changing idea for your business: Go Global. Some of the best companies have understood that there are truly no borders to do your business. Gone are the days when the most important piece of your business was the location. Right now, it does not really matter where the product is made. The world as we know today is flat with the advent of advanced and optimal logistic capabilities. Watch this video to see how you can actually do International Trade by overcoming the laguage barrier, curreny or tax liablities by using the right logistic partner for your company.

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Global Demand for EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer) is set to increase by 1.5 Million Tons by 2020


EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer) is an elastomer. It denotes a terpolymer based on three monomers namely ethylene, propylene and a non-conjugated diene. EPDM finds use as elastomer in several growth oriented application sectors such as automobile, building and construction, wires and cables, etc.

Supply scenario -Period 2011

Global installed capacity:      1,266,000 metric tonnes

Capacity utilization:              90% on an average

Global production:               Around 1,394,000 metric tonnes

Future installed capacity and production estimates (In metric tonnes)


**Installed capacity











*Considering capacity utilization of 90%

**Considering all the announced projects would be commissioned by 2016

Demand drivers and growth

EPDM is the most used non-tyre synthetic rubber and is recording steady demand growth amongst the synthetic rubbers. The growth in demand for EPDM will be driven by the performance of the application sectors, of which automobile sector constitutes the largest segment. The application sectors are growth oriented.

Overall AAGR through 2020 – 4.6%

Global demand for EPDM – Period 2011

Global demand – .14 million tonnes per annum