Wednesday , May 22 2019



A FREIGHT BROKERAGE CAN SAVE A SHIPPER A LOT OF MONEY An established freight broker  maintains relationships with a network of dependable carrier companies. A freight broker has the ability to service individual needs of a one-time or occasional shipper that a carrier can’t take the time to address on …

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1-dollar BAF emergency in shipping?


Following the announcement on May 30, Hapag Lloyd has issued a revised sheet now not including the 0 and 1 dollar EBS. Instead they have launched a worldwide 55 USD/TEU Operations Cost Recovery (OCR) Surcharge] Today Hapag-Lloyd also announced the introduction of an emergency bunker surcharge (EBS). Just looking at …

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Freight Industry Technological Revolutions


If you work in logistics, there’s a good chance that your company, and even your position, will look very different in a few years. That’s because the technology that makes our jobs possible is improving so fast that we’re still struggling to catch up! The window of time in which …

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Security Warehouse and Logistics Management Solutions are starting to use internet and cloud computing to transmit of data. This system and the corresponding software are able to prevent cyber-attacks much more effectively. Security in the freight industry is changing, and individual components are being constantly monitored for vulnerabilities. Cyber threats …

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Connected Applications


Connected Applications The freight industry requires a reliable and efficient means of transmitting data, and this is crucial for logistics. Technological advances will enable numerous applications to communicate with each other in intra- and inter-business scenarios and B2C and B2B. Although EDI has been used as communication for a long …

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Cloud Based Solutions


Cloud Based Solutions The freight industry will see major advancements as the capacity of the private fleets becomes more readily available. Freight companies will be able to immediately reposition any empty containers without expensive IT infrastructure investments. This will be possible by deploying pay-per-use services on the cloud. The combination …

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Advanced Machine Learning


Advanced Machine Learning Advanced machine learning is one of the latest technologies providing the freight industry with a competitive edge. This technology analyzes data, and enables business decisions to be made using patterns. The computers use dashboards and pre-determined reports to conduct sophisticated analysis. This provides market insight in the …

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The Internet of Things (IoT)


The Internet of Things (IoT) The first trend we cover is commonly referred to as IoT, or the Internet of Things. Although this technology is still fragmented, it is already on course to shake up the freight shipping industry. The type of technology IoT uses is comprised of a database, a …

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Cloud Technology is Changing the Face of Supply Chain Management Due to the rise in availability of on-demand software solutions for supply chain management, the use of cloud-based solutions is becoming more prevalent. These new cloud technologies are enabling efficiency breakthroughs and providing managers with complete end-to-end supply chain visibility and control. …

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Efficiency Cloud technology promotes greater integration of different systems and platforms to share data. The accessibility of up to date information allows collaborative planning across multiple departments. Using data to identify business units that need increased support enables managers to reallocate resources accordingly. This leads to increased productivity and faster …

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