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 Part 1 of this article I wrote a bit about the history of globalisation and trade and its connection with the bill of lading and the road to Electronic … Read more here..
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 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..
DCSA has published data and process standards for the submission of shipping instructions and issuance of the bill of lading (B/L). DCSA B/L standards are aligned with the UN/CEFACT (United Nations … Read more here..
Industries across the world are witnessing a wave of digital transformation through disruptive technologies that promise to change the whole landscape of how things are done. As an industry, forestry … Read more here..
BIC (Bureau International des Containers) and DCSA (Digital Container Shipping Association) today announced completion of their collaboration to standardize the codes used to identify facilities such as depots, container yards, … Read more here..
A research report by Paul Zhang, Founder & CEO of FreightPaul, a Chinese digital freight forwarder explores the digital landscape among Chinese freight companies including the various digital tools used … Read more here..
Fonterra, one of the world’s leading international dairy processors, has completed its first e-presentation for a shipment from New Zealand to China using WAVE BL’s blockchain-based technology with HSBC as … Read more here..
Contour, the Singapore-based global trade finance network has today announced its partnership with CargoX, a blockchain platform for transferring documents and data including a certified electronic bill of lading solution. … Read more here..
Integrating visibility into your supply chains is no longer a luxury, but has become a necessity – especially considering the intermodal activities that are required in the global market place … Read more here..
Timber is one of the most common and popular forestry products shipped around the world, in various forms, using general-purpose ships, specialised log carriers, and also in containers.. The global … Read more here..