Will delays in peak season inventory lead to a cooling down in the freight market..??

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The extraordinary growth figures of the US retail sector cannot hold up forever. 2022 might be the year it falters, taking the trucking market along with it. The holiday shopping … Read more..

2021 – The Year of the Carrier and Supply Disruptions.. Shipping and Freight Resource – Annual Review 2021

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This is the Annual Review of the shipping and freight industry in 2021 by Shipping and Freight Resource.. This is an in depth look into what transpired in our industry … Read more..

Increase in freight costs – a UK freight forwarder’s perspective

6 Simple Ways to Optimize Your Freight Shipments..

Mass container shortage has disrupted international supply chains and seen the cost of freight and shipping increase exponentially across all sectors. While it may be easy to blame this single … Read more..

8 tips on how to reduce freight forwarding expenses

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If you use shipping services often, price may definitely be a very important factor for you. Especially if you own a business that includes regular shipments using freight forwarders. Customers … Read more..

The State of The Freight : Unique Challenges and Novel Solutions

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2020 threw at us a potent concoction of virulent market conditions including a pandemic, skyrocketing freight rates, reduced availability of space and equipment on container ships, unprecedented demand and port … Read more..

Safeguards against shipping and freight fraud

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Over the years, I have received several queries from readers around the world asking for my opinion and advice on situations relating to shipping and freight fraud.. Many have been … Read more..

What does it take to be profitable in Freight Forwarding

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Achieving and maintaining profitability has been one of the serious problems faced by many freight forwarders and more so, in these trying times.. A Freight Forwarder is a multi-function agent/operator who undertakes … Read more..

4 industry executives look into the future of global supply chains

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COVID-19 is probably the world’s most disliked word currently due to the rampant economic disruption it has wreaked on the world. All countries and all businesses around the world have … Read more..

10 tips to avoid losses due to abandoned cargo

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In any normal year, hundreds of thousands of containers filled with cargo are abandoned all over the world. While abandoned cargo could be quite stressful and considered to be a … Read more..

Risks and Liabilities of a Freight Forwarder

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Freight forwarders are an integral part of the supply chain and global maritime trade.. A freight forwarder serves as a conduit for global trade between importers, exporters, BCOs (Beneficial Cargo … Read more..