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Why Digital Transformation Matters in the Shipping Industry

Tomas Swinburne
Dec 24, 2019

Digital transformation is reinvigorating the shipping industry through new technological applications to streamline operations, customer experiences, and efficiency. In shipping, digital platforms, real-time tracking data, big data, IoT, blockchain, and online 3PL integrations are leading the way to disrupt and redefine this legacy industry. But why is the digitalization of freight only happening now? With […]

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6 Tips on How to Find and Choose a Freight Forwarder

Tomas Swinburne
Dec 18, 2019

From pain points to the nuances of your shipments, freight forwarders are in the industry of being the middle-men that can either make your business run smoothly or halt it to a standstill. It’s no wonder that choosing a forwarder can feel like a daunting task, and that’s why we’re here to help. What is […]

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What are GRI Shipping Increases?

Tomas Swinburne
Dec 10, 2019

General Rate Increases are base rates adjustments that are enacted by ocean carriers. These adjustments lead to higher ocean freight rates for shippers. As simple as that sounds, there are a lot of nuances to understand when it comes to this type of rate adjustment. We’re here to help you understand what is a General […]

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What are Ocean Freight Peak Season Surcharges (PSS)?

Tomas Swinburne
Dec 03, 2019

Figuring out the best time to ship goods can feel like a gamble. Sometimes you find cheap rates with great space, while other times, you’re struggling to find acceptable rates. We’re here to help you to understand what are peak season surcharges, with tips and some advice on how best to navigate these rate adjustments. […]

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What is Freight Forwarding? Everything You Need to Know

Tomas Swinburne
Nov 26, 2019

Whether you’re importing rubber ducks from China or exporting car parts to Europe, getting your goods from the point of origin to destination can be very daunting. From booking cargo vessels, ensuring pick-ups, clearing customs, and finding insurance for your shipment, there is a myriad of fast-moving factors that could be forgotten or misunderstood when […]

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