Safety first: Farm Equipment on Public Roads

farm equipment on public roads

Farm equipment on public roads can create a severe safety hazard. It is important to understand the rules for safely sharing the road with farm equipment to prevent accidents. Farm equipment often travels at slow speeds, leading to dangerous situations when drivers attempt to pass or turn in front of them. This blog post will […]

Traditional Freight Forwarders In The Digital World

TRADITIONAL FREIGHT FORWARDERS IN THE DIGITAL WORLD

The Digital Age Is Upon Us And Many Aspects Of Our Everyday Life Are Now Sustained And Driven By Technology The logistics industry is no stranger to digital influence. Over the past few years, we have seen advances in technology change the face of shipping dramatically. There is no question that digitalizing the world of […]

Grow Your Business: 5 Mistakes To Avoid As A Freight Forwarder

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What freight forwarder doesn’t wish to expand their business and increase profit? These goals are on every agents’ bucket list, however, accomplishing them requires much effort. Part of this is avoiding some basic mistakes that could be keeping your business from prospering. This is why, in this post, we will list the main things to […]

Nations Set to Discuss Reducing Global Shipping CO2 Emissions

Reducing Global Shipping CO2 Emissions

John Kerry wants to accelerate the decarbonization of the global shipping industry, which spews more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year than France and the U.K. combined. The U.S. climate envoy said back in April that he wants international shipping’s emissions to drop to zero by 2050, a much sharper cut than the industry’s […]

10 Things To Know About Traditional Freight Brokers

Traditional Freight Brokers

Freight brokers help connect shippers with carriers. For shippers, brokers can reduce complexity by finding drivers for their loads. For carriers, brokers provide new business leads, helping them keep their trucks on the road. Traditional freight brokerages operate by hiring individual brokers who manually match drivers to shipments. The broker takes a brokerage fee for […]

Pack Your Container Properly

Pack Your Container Properly

I can hear this cry loud and clear from many Insurance companies, P&I Clubs, Transporters, Importers and Shipping Lines and all within good reason too.. There are innumerable cases of damage to cargo, containers, personnel, lifting equipment and ships due to improper packing of cargo into containers.. Cargo damage can take many forms such as […]

What Is A Freight Exchange?

freight exchange

What is a freight exchange? A freight exchange is a platform where members in the haulage industry can trade loads, make new connections within the industry, and help run their business as efficiently as possible. How does a freight exchange work? If a haulage company has a surplus of loads that can’t be covered by […]

7 Key Transportation Industry Trends (2021-2025)

The global transportation industry is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 3.4%  through 2027. (Reaching a value of $7.8 trillion by 2027.) Though a positive outlook overall, the growth of the industry is much less robust than pre-pandemic estimates of 19.8% growth. Across many sectors in the transportation industry, including logistics, rail, trucking, infrastructure, and passenger vehicles, […]

50 Expert Tips On Logistics Planning And Strategy

A strategic plan is a framework or series of guideposts that keeps an operating plan on the right path to meeting objectives.

A strategic plan is a framework or series of guideposts that keeps an operating plan on the right path to meeting objectives. It defines who you are, where you want to be and how you’ll get there while addressing stakeholders’ concerns and expectations. According to Harvard Business Review, an estimated 67% of business strategies fail due to poor […]