The beginning of the end for the Paper Bill of Lading

My Opinion

Many things have changed in the last 30 years in shipping and freight.. Many positive new developments have taken place with things from the vintage days of shipping either obsolete … Read more..

Coronavirus COVID-19 and Bill of Lading

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Last year, I asked a question “Electronic bill of lading – are you and your country ready for it..??”.. This question could not be more relevant TODAY, considering the current … Read more..

ICC’s initiatives to standardise digital trade

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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..

CargoX public blockchain Bill of Lading gets approval by International Group of P&I Clubs

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CargoX, the provider of the CargoX blockchain document transfer (BDT) platform, announced that they been granted prestigious approval by the International Group of P&I Clubs. The release says that CargoX … Read more..

Path for Tradelens Agreement seems clear

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The TradeLens Agreement which “authorizes the parties to cooperate with respect to the provision of data to a blockchain-enabled, global trade digitized solution that will enable shippers, authorities and other … Read more..

Pitfalls of digitalisation in shipping and freight

Opinion Piece

Digitisation, Digitalisation, Digital Transformation are some buzz words that have recently taken the shipping and freight industry by storm.. Let’s take a quick look at what these terms mean and … Read more..

FMC publishes TradeLens agreement

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TradeLens is a digital alliance among container shipping lines started by the teaming up of Maersk and IBM to offer customers digital freight solutions.. Touted as an open and neutral … Read more..

Trade and Digitalisation

Trade and digitalisation

Trade as we know it (or don’t know it) has been around for centuries in various forms across various time-lines.. Starting from trade on the Silk roads around 1st century … Read more..

G2 Ocean to strengthen its digital footprint

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Developing, implementing and providing new digital solutions to its customers lies at the core of G2 Ocean’s business.  For many companies in the shipping industry, where the digital transformation is … Read more..

China to expedite development of Blockchain Technology

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When the President of the 2nd largest economy in the world and the world’s factory China urges for the development of blockchain technology to be expedited, you know things are … Read more..

Intermodal Europe 2019 to showcase the best of innovation and technology in the container industry

The world of shipping and freight is getting bigger and bigger but thanks to all the technological advances and digitalisation it is also bring all players in the industry closer … Read more..

Don’t fear Supply Chain visibility – Embrace it to beat the monster

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Supply chain visibility remains a hot-button topic for supply chain executives. When executed correctly, it can open the door to new efficiencies, contributes to higher profitability, and reduces risk. Meanwhile, … Read more..

Digital Standards for the shipping industry

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A Standard may be defined as a repeatable, documented and harmonized method of doing something, whether it relates to the manufacturing of an item or managing a process, quality of … Read more..

It’s not a zero-sum game: CargoX and RoadLaunch merge the worlds of public and private blockchains

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CargoX, the public blockchain logistics document transaction platform which was built on a public blockchain, has been integrated into RoadLaunch, the private blockchain-based digital freight management platform. This is the … Read more..