International Logistics

Land or sea: digital freight forwarders vs. digital shipping lines

Digital freight forwarders vs. digital shipping lines, rather than showing how they compete with each other, let’s see what they have to offer, how these two branches of the business complement each other, and which are the customer benefits of using new technologies in maritime freight transport.   Digital shipping lines and digital freight forwarders are breaking through. As we…
Yenny Barreto
July 11, 2019
International Logistics

4 reasons to work in international logistics

The international logistics industry is one of the most complex but interesting ones. It is thriving and now becoming more attractive to new generations of graduates. This is a sector that covers almost every field and that continues to always grow because of its relevance to the world’s functioning. But, why pursue a career in international logistics? This is what…
International Logistics

Shipping lines are going digital

Shipping lines are part of one of the most traditional industries in the global business. Nevertheless, they have gradually started to pay more attention to new technologies in order to keep up with the market’s needs. Now, they have gotten to the point where three of the world’s top carriers are joining forces to speed up the digital transformation of…
International Logistics

Ports + Startups = Ports 4.0

Industry 4.0 or the 4th industrial revolution, as many call it, has encouraged ports to use disruptive technologies to adapt to current legal frameworks and to be more competitive in the international logistics market. So that’s how ports 4.0 were born. But... How do startups contribute to all this? That’s what we want to tell you this time on.  …
Yenny Barreto
May 28, 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
International LogisticsNews

Maersk invests in digital freight forwarder FreightHub

The world’s top carrier, Maersk, is investing in the German digital freight forwarder FreightHub. They are looking forward to improving the supply chain management and the customer experience in freights industry. This is an important step for digital transformation in logistics and it probably won’t be the only joint we’ll be seeing around, so traditional freight forwarders should look out.…