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
International Logistics

The rise of logistics in China

The increasing growth of international trade in China makes this country an attractive destination for fundings and especially in the freight sector. Constant innovation, the huge increase in infrastructure for logistics, and human talent development have caught our eye. In a competitive environment such as the logistics industry, China decided to take a differentiating step. Foreign demand for its products…
Verenice Miranda
August 19, 2020
International Logistics

E-forwarding as key of digitization

Finding solutions that adapt to the changing context of international logistics became a task for those involved in it. They are necessary if you want to survive in such a competitive environment and if you want to respond to customers requests in a timely manner. E-forwarding is postulated as one of those solutions, but what exactly is it? Many claim…
Verenice Miranda
July 22, 2020
International Logistics

Changes to be faced by maritime logistics

The maritime logistics itself is quite complex and is now dealing with several changes happening simultaneously, which must be faced in the short to medium term so that the workflow does not stop.   When we talk about the maritime sector within the logistics industry, we are referring to all its related ones: shipping companies, ports, terminals, freight forwarders, etc.…
Yenny Barreto
November 14, 2019
International LogisticsSalesTools

Backstage: e-Pricing for freight forwarders

A freight forwarder knows how hard, complicated, exhaustive and how much time it takes to create a quote, using traditional methods. Why keep doing it that way, when e-Pricing focused on freight forwarders allows you to make the job much easier and in just minutes?   Top shipping companies have been offering e-pricing tools to their customers for some time…
Yenny Barreto
October 30, 2019