Identifying the right freight forwarding partner for your business is a crucial decision to get right. A reliable and efficient logistics department (both in terms of cost and hitting delivery deadlines) is key to your success. In this post, we look at 10 questions to ask a freight forwarder when in the process of recruiting […]
The most ambitious, costly robot probe ever built, the $10bn James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) – was blasted into space on the 25th December 2021 at 07.20 EST. Described as a ‘time machine’ by scientists, the telescope will allow astronomers to study the beginning of the universe shortly after the big bang, 13.8 billion years […]
For US companies requiring international logistics support, finding the perfect US freight forwarder can be a challenging task to complete. There are a wealth of freight forwarders in the US but how do you determine which are any good and how do you discern between them all? A report by Gartner regarding the B2B Buyers […]
With a wealth of freight forwarders out there to choose from, how do you go about finding the best fit for your logistics requirements, cost, IT system needs, and your company’s culture? If logistics is a key pillar of your business then it’s crucial that you identify good quality and relevant fit potential 3PL’s (3rd […]
Outsourcing your logistics can be a challenging task to complete. There are a wealth of 3rd party logistics (or 3PL) providers out there, but how do you determine which providers will work best for you? Choosing between them can seem tricky, so knowing what factors to consider can be vital in making the right decision. […]
During international transportation, your goods change hands multiple times. This means the potential risk of damage to your cargo is significant.
Incoterms® (or International Commercial Terms) are a series of commercial terms published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in an effort to aid communication between buyers and sellers.
Shipping containers, technically known as ‘intermodal containers’ are used to transport a large proportion of the world’s long distance freight generated by international trade.
Temperature controlled transport isn’t new – as far back as the 1840s refrigerated cars were used to transport dairy and seafood and keep them cool.
IATA stands for the International Air Transport Association. It’s the global trade association for the world’s airlines and everything air transport related, representing some 290 carriers across 120 different countries and accounting for 82% of total air traffic.