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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 of logistics…
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
International Logistics

Benefits of being a digital freight forwarder

The digitization and digital freight forwarders are knocking our door. They’re rewriting the industry paradigms and they were dared to do it because they’ve noticed plenty of benefits. So, what are those benefits? Digital freight forwarders have stimulated the debates in the industry and even more when successful stories are all over the logistics news. They’ve joined the digital transformation…
Verenice Miranda
September 24, 2020
International Logistics

Freight forwarders digitization is now a reality

All the maritime industry has been reached by technology, whether it is a big or a small business. Less and less companies will still use spreadsheets, faxes or negotiating only through phone calls. And here is our opportunity: the progress in the industry. What should we have in mind now? Freight forwarders digitization is becoming a trend that must be…
Verenice Miranda
September 9, 2020
International Logistics

8 benefits of the electronic Bill of Lading

The changes in maritime transportation have been accelerated due to the digitization of its processes and new tools used in international operations. In this case, using the electronic Bill of Lading becomes more and more relevant, and its benefits should be considered.  The debates around the electronic Bill of Lading (eB/L) are becoming loud in the industry, and even more…
Verenice Miranda
August 27, 2020