3 Ways to Help Trucking Businesses Navigate COVID

The impacts of COVID are varied and far-reaching. Across industries and verticals, many businesses are figuring out how to adapt their business to the different changes brought on by the global pandemic. It makes sense, then, that new technologies are arising daily to help companies of all kinds to adapt to these changes.  According to a recent survey from the […]

Robots to the Rescue

COVID-19 has transformed the way we conduct our daily lives and with this, the use of robotics has expanded beyond the walls of warehouses and distribution centres (DCs). Due to advances in technology, we’re now seeing robots delivering at the last mile to get orders to consumers without compromising health and safety. With restaurant and convenience store orders already being […]

5 Effective Ways to Reduce Your Container Shipping Cost From China

The FCL container shipping cost is a big expense when you import from China especially it continues to increase when affected by COV-19. Importers always expect their shipments to be delivered at affordable rates.  Here you can consider these 5 ways to lower the costs. 1. Carefully select the shipping terms Incoterms is the first topic in international trading. It […]

Understanding How Tech Can Improve Driver Safety

Since the automotive industry was formed the rate at which technology has developed has been incredible. This has impacted all road users in more ways than most probably realise. One area which has continually been prioritised, and rightly so, is safety. Ensuring drivers, pedestrians and other road users are as safe as possible is a constant challenge. In both the […]

4 Major Effects that COVID-19 has had on the Shipping Industry

Just like virtually every business across the world, the shipping industry has been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic at a scale we’ve never seen before. The ongoing international health crisis has touched on nearly every aspect of our sector, ranging from unsustainable airfreight pricing and cargo backlogs to blank sailings and significant drops in demand. Whilst the bulk of […]

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 […]