8 tips to reduce freight forwarding expenses

If you use shipping services often, price may definitely a very important factor for you. Especially if you own a business that includes constant freight forwarding. People often think that the way carriers ship the freight are pretty much fixed and cannot change. But just because everyone is used to the standard freight shipping ways and expenses, it doesn’t mean that is the only way. Luckily for you, there are many ways to reduce freight forwarding expenses. Here are 8...

Read More

Indian Coffee goes the blockchain route

Blockchain, a distributed digital ledger technology (DLT) has many uses like powering crypto currencies, helping manufacturers improve their supply chain handling and management, making transactions of healthcare, electricity and financial sectors more transparent.. Today, blockchain has become an important emerging technology in many industries for its promise of transparency and traceability.. Coffee, is a beverage made by percolation, infusion, or decoction from the roasted and ground seeds of a coffee plant.. Although no one knows exactly how or when coffee...

Read More

How to Make Shipping Insurance More Efficient

Shipping insurance is a service that reimburses some or all of the delivery fees and the value of a shipment should it becomes damaged or lost in transit. It can be a complimentary service included by default with shipping charges or as an additional charge through the carrier or a third-party insurance provider. What types […] The post How to Make Shipping Insurance More Efficient appeared first on ShipStation. Source: Shipstation eCommerce Shipping News

Read More

Scaling Up Ecommerce with New Partners NetSuite and ShipStation

When you’re scaling your ecommerce business, sooner or later you’ll get to the point when you need a better solution to manage all your business functions and a better technology infrastructure than the one you started with. For many sellers, that’s when ERP software comes into the picture. The term ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) pre-dates […] The post Scaling Up Ecommerce with New Partners NetSuite and ShipStation appeared first on ShipStation. Source: Shipstation eCommerce Shipping News

Read More

Maersk Triple-E vessel to sail on biofuel

Maritime transport (sea transport) accounts for around 90% of the global trade.. While the greenhouse gas emissions from shipping is much lower than other modes of transport at around 2.6% of total global emissions, this share could more than triple by 2050 if additional measures are not taken to reduce these emissions.. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has been working to reduce the harmful impacts of shipping on the environment since the 1960's and in 2016 adopted a new regulation...

Read More

WOC Supports The Wista International Launch Of Its Pledge For Inclusion Of Women In The Shipping Industry – Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

WOC Supports The Wista International Launch Of Its Pledge For Inclusion Of Women In The Shipping Industry  Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideThe Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) has launched an inclusion pledge that addresses the underrepresentation of women in the. Source: Google Shipping News

Read More

In an unsettled world, major global ports remain stable, says Fitch Ratings

Global port throughput has shown resilience over the last 10 years with throughput growth outpacing economic growth rates despite volatility through the last recession. Containerization of cargo and increasing vessel sizes coupled with supporting infrastructure at ports have all contributed to these throughput trends. Source: logistics Mgmt

Read More

GasLog Partners drops down another LNG carrier

Shell charter set to bring seven years of additional cash flow, with an optional further five years       Related StoriesImpact of French customs action on ports easesRio Tinto bauxite mine in Australia fully commissionedCEVA acquisition raises the bar, says Saadé  Source: Lloyds List

Read More