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MSC joins the supply chain data sharing FLOW

"Relying on a common digital infrastructure to connect the supply chain is vital to moving goods more efficiently." This is the message from the world's...

Meet Prompt – the Silent Technology Partner Powering the Supply Chain

To increase the functionalities of a broader range of Transportation Management Systems (TMS), the New York-based software company Prompt moves out of stealth mode...

C3 Solutions Launches Advanced Last-Mile Visibility Tool Adding a Third Supply Chain Logistics Solution to its Product Roster

Montreal, Quebec, Canada—C3 Solutions ("C3” or the “Company”), the industry leader in configurable yard and dock management solutions, is pleased to announce the launch...

Industry heavyweights come together to launch Future International Trade Alliance to standardise digitalisation of international trade

ICC, DCSA, BIMCO, FIATA and SWIFT have launched the Future International Trade Alliance and signed a memorandum of understanding to standardise digitalisation of international...

How emerging technologies can help ports tide over operational challenges

In a post-pandemic scenario, ports worldwide are riddled with challenges like the spike in freight traffic, mounting pressure to comply with stringent environmental norms...

Traxens raises 23M€, acquires NEXT4, becomes the world leader in shipping container tracking

Marseille, France – Feb. 2, 2022 –  TRAXENS, the leading smart-container service provider for the global supply chain industry, announced today a new financing...

#TNYSCM35 – How ground breaking technologies are taking new age logistics to greater heights

Akin to global ports around the world experiencing congestion due to the shipping demand, the LogTech space is also experiencing an overwhelming increase in...

Blockchain creates trust in trade finance – Executive Insights with Farooq Siddiqi – CEO of #dltledgers

Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides useful insights and thoughtful analysis on what is happening in the maritime, shipping,...

Data standardization and its benefits – Executive Insights with Thomas Bagge, CEO of DCSA

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

Trends, challenges and solutions in parcel delivery Executive Insights with C3 Solutions and DPD UK

Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides useful insights and thoughtful analysis enriching the knowledge of the readers with...

What are you measuring in your warehouse?

Efficient warehousing should be one of the top priorities in any supply chain strategy as this is the holding area for various types of materials including raw materials, semi-finished, and finished products all of which need to be stored and managed effectively for a seamless production and distribution process..

There are several failures in warehousing operations as many warehouses don't monitor or don't know what key metrics need to be monitored in order to effectively manage warehouse operations..

project44 Expands Market Leadership Across Latin America

Today, in response to the severe disruptions to the logistics supply chain stretching from China and the US to Latin America, project44, the global leader in real-time supply chain visibility, is expanding further in Latin America. The company offers shippers, exporters, importers and logistics experts greater visibility to better navigate the painful bottlenecks clogging up the transport system.

Zim becomes the latest shipping line to enter the freight forwarding market

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. becomes the latest shipping line to enter the freight forwarding market following their announcement today of the creation of a new subsidiary, Ship4wd, a digital freight forwarding platform offering an online, simple and reliable self-service end to end shipping solution. Ship4wd will launch on October 18 2021.

FINTECH attracts senior talents as investment ramps up in Asian Trade Finance centre

Leading hyper growth FINTECH in trade and supply chain finance #dltledgers has appointed Sanjeev Chatrath as their new Chief Revenue Officer with over 25 years of experience in Financial Services, Data, and Information Technology Industries, consulting across Asia-Pacific and the MENA region. Based out of the company’s Singapore headquarters, he will focus on building further product release and GTM across its 5 regions and execute on its planned geo expansion into Europe.

project44 Buys Last-Mile Delivery and Customer Experience Leader, Convey, in $255M Acquisition

project44, the global leader in real-time supply chain visibility, today announced that it has acquired Austin-based Convey, the last-mile technology leader that powers exceptional direct-to-consumer delivery experiences for more than 200 of the world’s largest brands, including The Home Depot, Nieman Marcus, Ferguson, Ingram-Micro, and others.

Google Cloud’s Supply Chain Twin to be powered by project44

Google Selects project44 as First Real-Time Visibility Provider for Google Cloud Supply Chain Twin Solution. This partnership integrates project44 analytics into Google Cloud’s new Supply Chain Twin solution to improve transportation efficiency and inventory management for world’s most progressive supply chains.

Another shipping line goes electronic with their bills of lading, this time Hapag Lloyd

Global trade rebounded in Q1 2021, increasing by about 10% YoY and 4% QoQ. It is expected to further rebound in Q2 and projected to grow by 16%. However the outlook remains uncertain as per UNCTAD.

While global trade grows and shipments crisscross across the globe, the documentation for these shipments are still in paper mode even in this digital age.

Dealing with physical printing of paper is a practice that the shipping industry continues to depend on and these paper documents includes insurance policies, invoices and some very important documents like bills of lading.

Types of shipping containers, sizes, dimensions and uses

Shipping Container, Freight Container, Container, Box, TEU, FEU – many of the synonyms and acronyms by which the common shipping container is referred to as, depending on who is talking..

Universally hailed as one of the greatest inventions of the modern world, the ubiquitous shipping container has really and truly made the world a smaller place and in my view, can be termed the one true architect of Globalisation..

The shipping container has evolved from being just a dumb box to being a smart container capable of being tracked anywhere in the world, in some cases even to the bottom of the ocean..

The shipping container comes in different sizes and types.. This is a refresher on the various types of shipping containers including some unusual shipping containers in use today, its dimensions and information relating to its use and purpose..

DP World’s BOXBAY high bay storage system completes real-world trial, exceeds expectations

Two years after launching BOXBAY, a new high bay container storage system, DP World has completed the testing of the high bay storage concept at its first full-size facility in Jebel Ali port in Dubai.

As per a media release from DP World, more than 63,000 container moves have been completed since the facility, which can hold 792 containers at a time, was commissioned beginning this year.

The test is said to have exceeded expectations with BOXBAY working faster and more energy efficient than anticipated.

Executive Insights with Jett McCandless on project44’s record growth

project44 is the world’s leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and logistics service providers. project44 connects, automates and provides visibility into key transportation processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions.

project44 announced record growth in Q2, including enterprise net dollar retention of 129% and 123% year-over-year growth in ARR.

We caught up with Jett McCandless, CEO and Founder of project44, for some Executive Insights and to find out more details on the progress of the company, its strategy and the secret behind its phenomenal growth.

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