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
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
InnovationInternational Logistics

Why should I use Cargofive? I already have a management system

Having a management system in a freight forwarder is essential. Managing international freight logistics involves many people, as well as diverse and complex processes. That’s why it’s more than necessary to lean on technology. Fortunately, we now have softwares that make freight forwarders’ work much easier. For instance, there’s Cargofive. But what makes it special compared to the rest of…
Andrea van der Biest
November 27, 2018
InnovationInternational Logistics

Facing digital transformation as freight forwarders

Digital transformation is hard, especially if we are talking about freight forwarding industry. It has taken some time to get technology involved in freights processes, but it’s now more and more common to see digital freight forwarders and platforms that simplify or optimize a procedure. This is something no business in the industry can escape, it’s time to adapt and…
Andrea van der Biest
November 12, 2018
InnovationInternational Logistics

Freight forwarder’s new era

In a constant evolving world, no business can escape digital transformation, not even a freight forwarder. Many companies in this industry have started to change and there is a promising upgrade around the corner for them. So, are the rest of forwarders going to stay behind or are they going to take on the challenge and move forward?   It…
InnovationInternational Logistics

Freight forwarding pricing meets technology

Freight forwarding pricing can be really complex and dynamic, which makes it difficult to create quotes fast enough to improve customers experience. Nevertheless, industry experts have taken the initiative to digitize this process so that forwarders can meet modernity, be more competitive and give their sales a boost.   Nowadays, freight forwarders play a very important role in global economy.…