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Innovation

How to prepare your freight forwarder for change

Change is hard. As human beings, we get used to our comfort zone and we resist a lot when someone or something tries to take us out of it. As a business, it can be even more difficult to face changes, because we have to take through the process many resistant people at the same time. Therefore, we want to…
Andrea van der Biest
March 12, 2019
International Logistics

Top 10 ocean carriers around the world

Ocean carriers are key players in international logistics. They are in charge of moving goods from one place to another all around the world by sea. But, do you really know them and what’s behind each one of them? Let’s take a look at the top ten ocean carriers on the whole planet.   1. Maersk line: The A.P. Moller-Maersk…
International LogisticsSales

5 reasons why freight forwarders struggle when managing carriers contracts

Most freight forwarders struggle when managing carriers contracts. There is a clear lack of standardization in many aspects of the rate sheets that carriers send to freight forwarders. If we add to it the fact that these contracts are frequently changed, we can have a good idea of the complexity involved in quoting freight services. So, let’s talk about the…
Andrea van der Biest
February 19, 2019
Sales

7 lead generation tips for freight forwarders

Many traditional freight forwarders haven’t realized how much help they could get from using digital marketing strategies to get leads. They are still focusing on offline methods and are not aware of online sales benefits. It is now time for them to join the digital era, and we are willing to help. Therefore, we decided to share with you seven…
Andrea van der Biest
February 13, 2019
International Logistics

Traditional freight forwarders under threat by 5 types of companies

With the uprising of digital transformation, traditional freight forwarders are being threatened by five types of companies. There are now startups, suppliers, and even customers using new technologies to develop many business models that improve the customer experience and the operations’ efficiency. These new digital business models have the strength to seize the industry’s leadership, leaving the traditional forwarders behind.…
Andrea van der Biest
January 28, 2019
InnovationInternational Logistics

5 steps to start a freight forwarder’s digital transformation

In this constantly evolving world, change is inevitable. Nowadays, digital transformation in all types of business and industries is unstoppable. We now see more and more freight forwarders starting this path as well as technological enterprises that have accelerated change in this industry. It is time to adapt and evolve, but do you know at least how to start a…
Andrea van der Biest
December 11, 2018
International Logistics

4 differences between traditional and digital freight forwarders

Over the past years, there has been a remarkable increase of digital freight forwarders. It is the result of the imminent need for digital transformation that has been growing in the logistics industry. But, what is actually the difference between traditional and digital freight forwarders? Let’s find out.   It has been a while since the international logistics industry started…
Andrea van der Biest
December 4, 2018