InnovationInternational Logistics

Sustainable maritime technology

Maritime technology applied to the entire industry has allowed not only shipping lines to become digital but also that ports, terminals, ship manufacturers, freight forwarders and even port cities change the way they see, act and cope with the issue of sustainability. On land or sea, maritime operations have become a digital business but are they sustainable too?   Whenever…
Yenny Barreto
September 7, 2019
InnovationInternational Logistics

Are you part of the shipping companies’ digital ecosystem?

The shipping companies’ digital ecosystem is growing very fast since they committed to taking the lead on the maritime industry’s digital transformation some time ago. Through this process, they have created digital ecosystems based on the use of blockchain technology that allows all players related to the global supply chain to participate. But, what benefits do they have to offer…
Yenny Barreto
August 15, 2019
InnovationInternational Logistics

Blockchain technology is taking over the sea

Freight forwarders, ports and terminals, shipping lines and other companies involved in the global trade logistics are showing more and more interest about blockchain technology, its implementation, and its benefits. Do you want to know why?   With the growth of new technologies, almost every industry has been affected, positively speaking, by them. As it was expected, companies in the…
Yenny Barreto
May 22, 2019
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…