This is a guest post by Berta Melder.
According to research, 71% of shippers consider real-time analytics highly valuable, and 61% of them evaluate third-party logistics trade lanes [...]
This is a guest post by Chloe Bennet.
When it comes to fulfilling orders for customers, retailers have two options to choose from – either fulfilling them in-house or outsourcing [...]
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This is a guest post by Christopher Mansfield.
What are the commonly used international shipping terms? Shipping goods across the globe is a far more sophisticated process than just [...]
In business tips, e-commerce, Global Business, international business, International Shipping, logisticsPosted
This is a guest post by Keith Coppersmith.
For a brand-new company entering the competitive global and local market, efficient and effective logistics will mean the difference [...]
This is a guest post by Cory Levins.
If you are a manufacturer, the owner of a distribution company, or anyone else who ships freight on a regular basis, investing in a [...]
This is a guest post by Sharmistha Sarker.
Third-party logistics has always been an integral part of supply chain management. Increase in international trading activities and use of [...]
This is a guest blog post by Daniel Lummis
Though never introduced as a formal concept in business management until the 20th century, the supply chain has nevertheless been the [...]
In bill of lading, business, business tips, export, Global Business, international business, International Shipping, logistics, shippingPosted
This is a guest post by Erica Sunarjo.
There are layers to running every business, and each layer needs to be perfect to make the whole thing work smoothly. The same goes for the [...]
This is a guest post by Kristin Savage.
It hit the scene as that mysterious technology behind Bitcoin. No one paid much attention at first. A digital currency that its founders said [...]
In carbon emission, carrier alliances, carrier merger, carriers, Container Shipping & Transport, Global Business, Global Economy, international business, International Shipping, logistics, Maersk, MSC, oil, shippers, shipping, shipping companies, shipping ratesPosted
"We're all going to go bust," MOL President and CEO Junichiro Ikeda said to the Financial Times about the near future of ocean carriers in the international shipping industry.
In business, business tips, container shipping, Container Shipping & Transport, Freight Forwarder, freight forwarders, freight rates, international business, International Shipping, International Shipping Company, logistics, logistics quote, shipping, shipping companies, shipping prices, shipping ratesPosted
Choosing a Company Offering Freight Forwarding Services – 8 Essential Tips for Making the Right Choice
This is a Guest Post by Daniel Moore
selling overseasInternational goods trading is a well-known and popular business today. This is the reason that leading international brands have [...]
If you are a regular reader of our blog you are probably aware that logistics is around us everywhere, whether we realize it or not. But, for those of you who are not proficient with what [...]
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The U.S. hasn’t seen a hurricane as powerful as Hurricane Harvey hit in a decade. It came right through the Gulf of Mexico, making landfall as a category 4 hurricane, destroying homes, [...]
By Tina Johnson
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Imagine going into a restaurant, being seated, and when the waiter asks to take your order, you request the check. Seems kind of odd right? Like maybe a few steps were missed? Well, that’s a lot [...]
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It was only a matter of time. Well, there still is some time, really. But not much. The first automated containership is scheduled to set sail in 2018. Check out this video from Kongsberg [...]
Guest Post by Dakota Murphey NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: While Universal Cargo’s blog usually focuses on international shipping for businesses or news in the international shipping industry, we [...]
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It’s back! The most entertaining way to look at definitions of international shipping terms: comparing Logistics Glossary definitions to their Urban Dictionary counterparts. Let’s [...]
Guest Blog by Mark Long A lot of companies already have their own logistic managers. These managers help the company to make a number of logistic decisions. However, such companies may also need [...]
Since tomorrow is Christmas Eve, here is a special, early blog. Universal Cargo wishes you all a merry Christmas with “A Logistics Christmas Poem” below and happy holidays with this [...]