TPM21 is the world’s largest container shipping conference that brings the entire Trans-Pacific and other global players in the International container shipping and logistics industry together on a unified platform. … Read more here..
Timber is one of the most common and popular forestry products shipped around the world with a global export value of around $270 billion. Digitalisation is sweeping through many industries … Read more here..
In 2012 there were less than 2 million blog posts every day and in 2020 just over 10 million blog posts have been published every day across all topics. And … Read more here..
For many customers, the shipment of timber products can be as problematic as it is valuable as it requires close coordination between the various parties.. Speed to market is quite … Read more here..
The impact of COVID-19 has been a definitive jolt to supply chain logistics stakeholders, as the widespread transport blockades impacted global freight movement. Maritime logistics operations witnessed massive delays at … Read more here..
Among other things (including a lack of knowledge), cargo insurance is considered by many to be cumbersome due to the huge amount of manual work involved in applying for insurance … Read more here..
Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), a neutral, non-profit group established to further digitalisation of container shipping technology standards, in conjunction with its nine member carriers – MSC, Maersk, CMA CGM, … Read more here..
Centersource, a timber trade and technology company has launched Timber Exchange, a comprehensive marketplace and digital toolset for Forwarders, Sawmills, and Importers. Timber Exchange arrives just in time to help … Read more here..
Cargo misdeclaration is nothing new to shipping and has been continuing for years especially in containerised shipments for various reasons.. Apart from the loss of millions of dollars worth of … Read more here..
Market studies show that 25-30% of all freight invoices issued are erroneous. In a $350 billion ocean freight market, this accrued revenue loss can be quite significant. Businesses that have … Read more here..
The world of shipping involves several commercial, documentary, operational and financial processes.. While there have been many developments in the industry, a lot of the documentary processes in shipping and … Read more here..
Haven, Inc., the California-based Software as a Service company that produces the premier Transportation Management System for international shippers, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World … Read more here..
Hospitals made from shipping containers could help tackle COVID-19 Architects have designed intensive care units built inside shipping containers. These mobile hospitals could help ease pressure on health systems. The … Read more here..
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has launched some digital initiatives aimed at creating a collaborative cross-industry effort to enable the standardisation of digital trade.. The first one called The … Read more here..
SOLAS VGM – probably a term which may have slipped many people’s minds as it seems to have successfully integrated itself into the mainstream container shipping process since its mandatory … Read more here..