Innovation

Spot Rates, Opportunities for Small & Medium Freight Forwarders and its Future

It is not an easy task to find the best freight quote in the market. Let’s talk about spot rates and how the opportunities that come with them can change your commercial process for good.  What are spot rates? Spot rates are used to set pricing for shipping freight. Typically valid for one shipment only […]

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Why should logistics operators invest in digital tools?

Freight forwarders manage a lot of information day by day, and they share it with many parties who are usually located across the globe. Thanks to digitalization, now they can do it using digital tools like cloud computing services and high-speed data sharing. But, why should they invest in these new technologies? Digital tools like […]

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5 trends in logistics for 2022

These last few years have been challenging for the logistics sector and the supply chain. Now, more than ever, freight forwarders must be aware of new trends to add more value to their efforts and stay one step ahead of their competition. So what can we expect for the upcoming year?   The trends in […]

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Startups promoting the maritime industry’s digitalization

Repetitive and manual tasks represent an obstacle for many freight forwarders and agents involved in international trade. Today, we can take advantage of the variety of digital tools at our fingertips to exponentially improve our processes and focus our efforts on other activities. For this reason, together with our friends at eTEU, we have decided […]

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Digital rates and shipping companies: the sea revolution

Instant quotes finally arrived in the maritime sector and they’ve revolutionized it. They simplify our pricing processes significantly and luckily carriers noticed it. But, which shipping companies currently offer digital rates? Digital rates and instant quotes are now part of the new normal in the maritime industry. This new quoting process promises a wide range […]

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User: Freight forwarder – Password: Digital

If a freight forwarder wants to enter the new world, the one that the maritime industry is transforming into, it must know that the key to access it is: to be digital.    The global digital transformation market in 2018 was valued at US$ 54.92 billion, and by 2025 the projection is an increase of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Autonomous navigation: the future of maritime shipments

The maritime industry is evolving by leaps and bounds with the use of new technologies and custom innovations. Its most recent discovery is the use of autonomous navigation systems. It only remains to be defined: when will the maritime shipping take full advantage of it in the global trade?   It is already a tangible […]

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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 […]

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