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International Logistics

What’s the cost of avoiding digitalization in freight forwarders?

The ocean freight industry’s digitalization is in full swing. Nevertheless, many freight forwarders are still operating offline and they are not taking advantage of more appropriate technology. This not only slows processes down, makes them tedious, and increases the margin of error, but also, it is not meeting customers’ demands. Because of this, freight forwarders are facing two paths: digitize…
Verenice Miranda
June 30, 2021
International Logistics

Top 5 sea lanes most searched by freight forwarders

International maritime shipping is currently the most important branch of cargo shipping. Although it has numerous advantages such as cost savings, storage capacity, or the variety of products that can be transported, it’s essential that its costs are carefully analyzed to achieve greater efficiency. At Cargofive, we noticed the huge work that freight forwarders are doing to achieve this, so…
Verenice Miranda
June 9, 2021
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