InnovationInternational Logistics

Startups promoting the maritime industry’s digitalization

Repetitive and manual tasks represent an obstacle for many freight forwarders and agents involved in international trade. Today, we can take advantage of the variety of digital tools at our fingertips to exponentially improve our processes and focus our efforts on other activities. For this reason, together with our friends at eTEU, we have decided to share the main challenges…
Verenice Miranda
May 6, 2021
International Logistics

2021 Trends for the logistics sector: opportunity or survival

The pandemic that emerged in 2020 has considerably marked the logistics sector and especially the maritime industry, which is very linked to economic development, supply chains, and consumption. Due to these effects, business strategies had to focus on avoiding uncertainty and achieving fast adaptation in front of imminent changes. With that in mind, we decided to share the trends that…
Verenice Miranda
March 19, 2021
International Logistics

The future of the new supply chains

The logistics sector began to walk the way towards the new normal post-COVID-19. This time previous to the new normal is characterized by the reorganization of what we learned from a period as unstable as the first part of the year was. Resilience, demand, transportation, and a new way of working are the drivers of this stage, but what do…
Verenice Miranda
March 11, 2021
International Logistics

Cyber 4PLs: the new trend in logistics

  Technology has evolved and has also given the logistics sector plenty of tools. With this evolution, many companies have taken advantage of it and developed solutions to become more competitive, reduce costs, and maximize profits. The Cyber 4PLs are part of it and they have incorporated a new business model into international logistics.   Cyber 4PLs are a type…
Verenice Miranda
February 25, 2021
International LogisticsSales

How can freight forwarders improve their processes using Cargofive?

Freight forwarders constantly face challenges just by being part of such a changing industry as maritime freight is. Therefore, they must have adequate tools that boost and facilitate their processes at the same time that they reduce costs and improve their profit margins. At Cargofive, we are willing to help them and take the digital transformation to the entire maritime…
Verenice Miranda
January 20, 2021
International Logistics

4 benefits of business intelligence for freight forwarders

The use and efficient management of information are crucial for businesses involved in a digital context or that are willing to join the digital movement. Nowadays, this task is more and more important for managers’ departments because it facilitates decision-making. So, how can freight forwarders take advantage of it? Business intelligence is a process that uses knowledge and analytical skills…
Verenice Miranda
December 16, 2020
InnovationInternational Logistics

Digital rates and shipping companies: the sea revolution

Instant quotes finally arrived in the maritime sector and they’ve revolutionized it. They simplify our pricing processes significantly and luckily carriers noticed it. But, which shipping companies currently offer digital rates? Digital rates and instant quotes are now part of the new normal in the maritime industry. This new quoting process promises a wide range of benefits for all parties…
Verenice Miranda
December 3, 2020
International Logistics

Logistics manager: how to face new challenges

The processes in the supply chain are becoming more and more complex as a result of clients’ demands. Today more than ever, keeping a high level of efficiency is a challenge for those who are in charge of the logistics processes management. But, how can this be achieved?   A logistics manager has plenty of obstacles to face while maintaining…
Verenice Miranda
November 18, 2020
International Logistics

6 tips to be a real disruptor on the logistics sector

Transforming the paradigms of this industry requires a lot of creativity, a strong vision, and careful observation. Changes are necessary and even more in international logistics where everything moves fast. So, how can we achieve a true transformation? Being a disruptor in logistics could be quite difficult, and even more, if we take into account that it’s one of the…
Verenice Miranda
November 5, 2020
International Logistics

Maritime industry 4.0

Meeting market demands is an altogether effort with all parties involved in the maritime industry. The “smart industry” promises an easy and low-cost effort, incorporating technology and innovation. What is this new maritime industry? The maritime industry 4.0 is part of the fourth industrial revolution, where technology, innovation, and use of data converge. Unlike its predecessors, it develops faster and…
Verenice Miranda
October 14, 2020