There are plenty of advantage to using air freight forwarding services that professional logistics companies offer. After all, it’s faster, more practical and easier to navigate. However, there are certain downsides to this method of cargo transportation.
There’s a new air of cautious optimism among vessel owners and supply chains as bulker, container, ro-ro and cruise markets recalibrate, signalling a switch from survival mode to recovery for the shipping sector.
Lanetix recently launched the software suite LxRoadFreight, which is specifically designed for domestic freight brokers and trucking firms. The suite offers out-of-the-box solutions that stand to place the smaller domestic freight brokers and trucking firms on a digital par with industry powerhouses.
Earlier this month the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) signed an agreement with Wilhelmsen Ship Services (WSS) and Airbus to develop an unmanned air system (UAS) to assist in various port and ship operations.
Last year China mirrored our taste for live lobster as export demand grew 7.4% to 55,500 tons at a value of over $126 million. In fact, total exports from Maine contributed around $1 billion to the state’s economy.
Happy Fourth of July, your freight has been stolen. It could happen and does with greater frequency on holidays and weekends all across America. That’s the message – or more accurately part of the message - Scott Cornell, head of the SIG (Special Investigations Group) at Travelers Insurance has been dispensing to the freighting community over the past 25 years.
It’s almost biblical how that imaginative power of those who in a short time created America’s infrastructure has driven this country’s business growth for decades and allowed it to produce and maintain a world-leading financial engine.
Electronics maker, ABB, and Ballard Power Systems, a maker of fuel cell technology have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop the next-generation zero emission/ fuel cell power system for ships.