Thursday, December 8, 2022

Digitalization

Following the announcement of the UK to legislate electronic trade document transfer, long-time trade rival and erstwhile EU partner France is now looking to digitalize international trade documentation, and trade finance operations. Recognizing the fact that digitization...
TradeLens, an open and neutral industry platform underpinned by blockchain technology started by Maersk and IBM to offer customers digital freight solutions will soon be no more. In what many are seeing as a blow to the...

South Korea adopts cross-border paperless trade agreement 

The Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific, a UN treaty deposited with the Secretary General of the...

Risks and Liabilities of paper trade documentation in current disruptive environment

Global trade has been around for centuries and since the introduction of paper some 2000 years ago, paper has been widely used in global...

Single window for EU customs created and new rules adopted for digital collaboration

Efficient customs clearance and controls are essential for the smooth flow of global trade. One of the ways in which countries are achieving this...

Railway tank cars to become intelligent

Railway tank cars are designed for the carriage of hazardous gases such as propane, butane, ammonia, and other mixtures. These cars are also used for...

UK is a few steps away from legislating electronic trade document transfer

World merchandise trade was valued at USD28.5 trillion in 2021 and as per the latest figures from the Department of International Trade, international trade...

How AI is impacting shipping and logistics in a post-pandemic world

The pandemic caused many changes and hiccups within the U.S. economy, including several supply chain issues. While things are slowly getting back to normal,...

Solutions to expedite adoption of electronic trade document transfer identified

Electronic trade documentation has been around since the 1990s but gained serious momentum in the last few years and especially during/after the pandemic. However,...

Interoperability between electronic bill of lading platforms put to the test

An industry survey of 400 logistics executives and supply chain experts by CargoX, found that (among other issues), 45% of respondents said issues of...

Why is there a problem in the adoption of digital trade documentation transfer

An industry survey by CargoX points to a lack of knowledge on electronic trade document transfer as a major barrier to its adoption...

Understanding the current state of Electronic Trade Document Transfer

The concept of electronic documentation in global trade has been around for decades, but despite millions of dollars invested in the latest technology and...

Hapag LLoyd ready to start installation of real-time visibility devices on their containers

In an industry first for a major global container shipping line, in April 2022, Hapag Lloyd announced that they would outfit all of their...

Bill of lading milestone : First electronic bill of lading under Singapore Law issued

The Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records (MLETR) by UNCITRAL aims to enable the legal use of electronic transferable records that are functionally equivalent...

Eco-Business Sustainability A-Lister, Pamela Mar to head up ICC’s Digital Standards Initiative (DSI) from Sep 2022

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced the appointment of Pamela Mar as the incoming Managing Director of its Digital Standards Initiative (DSI). Pamela...

How proliferation of e-commerce influenced US CBP’s e-commerce strategy and Section 321 data pilot

Worldwide e-commerce sales in 2022 will exceed $5 trillion for the first time, accounting for more than a fifth of overall retail sales and...

Electronic Bills of Lading for Bulk Shipping is ready – are you..??

The electronic bill of lading train has been gathering momentum quite rapidly in the recent years/months thanks to efforts from a lot of global...

Interoperability of electronic bills of lading soon to become reality

Electronic Bill of Lading or eBL has been in the news for several years and has been widely sought after as a solution to...

80% of shippers crave greater supply chain visibility – Survey by Tive

A Google search for the term "supply chain visibility" brings about 57 100 000 results (that is 57.1 million) in 0.47 seconds highlighting the...

Just-in-Time port call data definitions is now available

"To achieve “just-in-time” (JIT) port calls in container shipping it is necessary to improve predictability and operational transparency between all stakeholders in the port...

Achieving real-time visibility in supply chains – whether it is chickens, chainsaws, or hearts Executive Insights – Jim Waters of Tive

Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource, that brings you unique perspectives and thoughtful analysis of what is happening in the...

CargoX blockchain technology takes flight in Egypt with ACI Air

CargoX, the leading company specializing in the digital transfer of trade documents, extends its business engagement with the Egyptian government by providing advanced Blockchain...

Recent articles

spot_img