How COVID19 is Crippling the Global Supply Chain

While a lot of businesses and industries have been hit hard, the impact of Covid19 on Global Supply Chain has been particularly devastating. It’s had such a profound effect on the way the entire world operates, that everyone from the largest businesses to governments and retail stores is being affected. Even end consumers (namely, everyone in the world) have felt […]

Trends Brokers and Carriers Need to Recognize

The transportation industry has been evolving over the last several years, with many factors influencing changes for truckers, retailers, and freight brokers alike. While these shifts offer some opportunities for new and established freight brokers and carriers, there are challenges ahead that must be recognized. In order to thrive in a saturated marketplace, both licensed freight brokers and carriers should take […]

Everything You Need to Know About EU Customs Clearance

Guest Author –  Sponsored Content – The EU legislation relating to the importation of goods by businesses who are not established in the EU is very complex and varies considerably between Member States. As an Importer, it is important to understand the roles and responsibilities of the carrier and other representatives that may be required. As a Carrier, it is […]

Talk About Freight: An Interview With Freightender’s Pieter Kinds

Sponsored Content – Recently I had the chance to sit down with Pieter Kinds, CEO of the Freightender, a cloud-based freight tendering start-up. We spoke about how he intends to change and improve the way companies manage tendering freight. Please find the interview below: Why was Freightender founded? In the logistics industry it is a given that freight is being […]

The Value of a VAT Compliance Partner

Guest Author –  Sponsored Content – One of the biggest errors made by businesses is to try and do everything themselves. Regardless of the industry in which your business operates, having an ally on your side in the form of strategic partners can significantly benefit your company and therefore facilitate growth. This is particularly relevant to the supply chain and […]

Who’s Infiltrating Your Supply Chain?

Guest Author –  Sponsored Content –  Internationalization, outsourcing, e-tailing and the expansion of international trade zones have created enormous complexities throughout the supply chain and product life cycle. This has resulted in a rapid escalation of global counterfeiting issues, threatening consumer safety like never before. Counterfeiting is a pervasive, global problem that affects everything from lower end products like chewing […]