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…
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…
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.…
Andrea van der Biest
November 14, 2019
International Logistics

Digital solutions in maritime freights

Maritime freights have the highest percentage of the market share in terms of international trade. It is undeniable one of the sectors that most bets on big changes, mostly with freight forwarders’ initiatives who offer digital solutions for their customers’ benefit, pushing the maritime freights’ digital transformation in general as well.   The offer of digital solutions in maritime freights…
Andrea van der Biest
October 17, 2019