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USA vs. China: How does it affect the maritime industry?

According to the World Shipping Council, the main shipping route across the world is Asia – North America. China and the United States are the main exporter and importer respectively, so they play main roles in terms of shipments movement in global maritime trade. But, with the current commercial tension between them, how is the […]

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Why are freight rates constantly changing?

Freight rates management is complicated. Freight forwarders struggle all the time when quoting because of it. Looking for rates between many carriers, when contracts are renewed too often, is not an easy task. This is why it’s so important to count on a good tool that helps automate and optimize the process. But, why do […]

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Why aren’t most carriers providing instant quotes?

Digitization in freights industry has been a slow but inevitable process. Nowadays we see more digital freight forwarders, shippers and carriers with automated processes. But what is slowing down their digital transformation? They are a mainstay for the digital revolution in the industry to finally take off, especially because if they offer real-time rates the […]

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