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What are GRI Shipping Increases?
BlueX TradeBlogDec 09, 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)?
BlueX TradeBlogDec 02, 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
BlueX TradeBlogNov 25, 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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Embracing the Digitalization of Ocean Freight Booking
BlueX TradeWebinarNov 18, 2019
We were back again on November 5th, exploring why digitalization can significantly improve your ocean freight booking process. From invoice errors to the lack of transparency in freight booking processes, we understand your frustration and are here to offer you digitally-based solutions. On this webinar, learn more about:​ Flaws in current container booking processes Redefining […]
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5 Disruptive Technology Trends in the Freight Industry
BlueX PayBlogNov 11, 2019
Players in the shipping industry that are not constantly updating their businesses with technological innovation will not last for very long. In the freight industry, the need for innovation is only further compounded after decades of stagnation. Shipping one container internationally can still require 30 people with 200 interactions. For buyers and sellers in the […]
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