Bolloré Logistics Buys Majority Stake in Danish Freight Forwarder

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The company ranks among the top five international logistics and freight forwarding companies in Europe and is continuing to grow and strengthen their global footprint. France based Bolloré Logistics has made a strategic acquisition in Global Solutions of Denmark.

Digital freight forwarder Shipwaves has come a long way in three years

The LoadStar

Mumbai-based digital freight forwarder Shipwaves, which ditched a marketplace model to focus on its individual offering, opened its Middle East headquarters in Dubai this month, capping an impressive three years since launching in 2015.

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The F word: how freight forwarders spend their day

The LoadStar

There is a lovely blog about the human side of forwarding from the UK’s Neon Freight. It explains, in an amusing way, what a freight forwarder does, which, the writer notes, involves a lot of praying, swearing and plate-spinning. Neon Freight

Logistics with Freight Forwarders

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A freight forwarder mainly acts to manage the transits of international products so that once they have been unloaded, they make the journey to their final destination.

Independent freight forwarders also turning digital

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There has been a lot of interest in the newly released system, as due to the fast-paced development of our modern world, freight forwarders have been receiving mounting pressure regarding digital changes. Importing and managing the logistics of your precious freight is no easy task.

What Type of Freight Forwarder Is Right for You?

Dedola Global Logistics

Not all international freight forwarding providers are the same. For example, some freight forwarders are focused on offering the lowest prices. Other freight forwarders tout their technology above all else. Then there are freight forwarders that prioritize overall customer service by personalizing the approach to your supply chain. Low Cost: The biggest advantage of this type of freight forwarder is right in the name: the low prices.

“Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey” deserves our attention

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Logistics Trends & Insights LLC , an Atlanta, Georgia-based consultancy, is conducting its third “Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey, and invites LM readers to participate. Unprecedented change continues in the freight forwarding market,” observes the consultancy’s president, Cathy Roberson. “New How are the traditional forwarders such as DHL, Kuehne + Nagel and Panalpina addressing these changes?”. Lastly, has the role of the freight forwarder changed?

“Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey” deserves our attention

Logistics Management

Logistics Trends & Insights LLC, an Atlanta, Georgia-based consultancy, is conducting its third “Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey," and invites LM readers to participate

Kerry Logistics names new MD freight forwarding and global air executive director

The LoadStar

Kerry Logistics has appointed Mathieu Renard Biron (pictured above) as its managing director of global freight forwarding and Patrick Cheah (below) as executive director of global air.

Amazon FBA Sellers: 3 Tips for Choosing the Right Freight Forwarder

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Why You Should Invest in a Freight Forwarder. Luckily, there is a solution: A freight forwarder. A freight forwarder helps save you time and money by coordinating multiple shipments and helping you choose the most cost-effective way to ship them.

Why Your Freight Forwarder Should Be C-TPAT Certified

Dedola Global Logistics

C-TPAT is a voluntary program that any business or freight forwarding company in the trade industry can join to help “strengthen international supply chains and improve United States border security,” according to CBP. The good news is that by working with a C-TPAT certified freight forwarding company , you can both help with combating terrorism, as well as enjoy the benefits that come with certification. The Criteria a Certified Freight Forwarder Must Meet.

Analysis: Expeditors, by far the best takeover target in freight forwarding

The LoadStar

The post Analysis: Expeditors, by far the best takeover target in freight forwarding appeared first on The Loadstar.

A&A’s Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders List

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Here is the Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders List compiled by Armstrong & Associates. Each year A&A compiles Logistics Management’s Top 25 Freight Forwarders list for a closer analysis of industry trends and how those leading forwarders are meeting the evolving shipping needs. Ranked by 2015 Logistics Gross Revenue/Turnover and Freight Forwarding Volumes*. Forwarding.

New Threat To Freight Forwarder Industry

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New Threat To Freight Forwarder Industry For the last twenty years ago we watched how FedEX, UPS, and DHL expanded their global transportation networks by air, ocean and truck threatening freight

Top 25 Freight Forwarders 2017: Digitization & E-Commerce continue to reshape the marketplace

The Logistics Academy

The global freight forwarding market has grown by 2.7% in real terms since this time last year, but owing to a continuation of excess capacity issues and lower average oil prices, rates continue to fall in both air and sea freight. Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders.

Freight forwards, derivatives are on the table, but will shippers take part?

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New trucking forward contract platform launches. Using those forwards, you can use futures.” Prasad said he and his team have kept the LogisticsExchange “under wraps by design” over the past year. The post Freight forwards, derivatives are on the table, but will shippers take part?

TVS Asianics buys Pan Asia Logistics’ freight forwarding and contract logistics businesses

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Singapore-based logistics services provider TVS Asianics has acquired Pan Asia Logistics Group’s freight forwarding and contract logistics businesses. TVS also acquired Asia-focused third-party logistics (3PL) providers, including Australia-based Transtar International Freight in 2015 and Spain-based Nadal Forwarding in 2017. Image: TVS Asianics has acquired Pan Asia Logistics Group’s freight forwarding and contract logistics businesses. LBR Staff Writer.

Bolloré Logistics buys majority stake in Danish freight forwarder Global Solutions

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Bolloré Logistics has purchased a majority stake in Danish freight forwarder Global Solutions for an undisclosed sum. Image: Bolloré Logistics has acquired a majority stake in freight forwarder Global Solutions. Importing and managing the logistics of your precious freight is no easy task. Use a freight forwarder to lower your chances of having shipment delays and to oversee all of your international freight logistics. LBR Staff Writer.

The Freight Forwarder’s Guide to the Logistics Landmarks of Los Angeles & Long Beach

Dedola Global Logistics

Port of Los Angeles: The busiest ocean freight port in the United States is located in San Pedro Bay, about 25 miles south of Downtown Los Angeles. million metric tons of ocean freight , including a variety of commodities from crude oil to electronics. Container freight stations handle LCL shipments that come in from both ocean ports. The post The Freight Forwarder’s Guide to the Logistics Landmarks of Los Angeles & Long Beach appeared first on Dedola Global Logistics.

Ace Turtle, CEVA to enable freight forwarding for international brands in Southeast Asia

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The post Ace Turtle, CEVA to enable freight forwarding for international brands in Southeast Asia appeared first on Logistics Insight Asia. Ace Turtle’s Cross Border solution will enable brands to reach new customers in newer geographies. Handling & Storage Strategy & Business Track & Trace Ace Turtle CEVA Logistics Southeast Asia

Major forwarders begin the fight to get ahead in the digital supply chain race

The LoadStar

Digital start-ups may hit media headlines, but some of the biggest names in forwarding are making sizeable investments in digital technologies of their own. The post Major forwarders begin the fight to get ahead in the digital supply chain race appeared first on The Loadstar.

Will digitisation kill off the forwarder?

The LoadStar

Digitisation could make freight forwarders redundant in the next 20 years unless they significantly adapt their business model. Two of the three flows controlled by the forwarder – the documents and the money – will be taken over by.

Pallet Network Welcomes Back Founder Member

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Pallets & Containers Road Transport & HaulagePall-Ex has expanded its operation by welcoming back well-established founder member, Panic Transport.

Kerry Logistics Makes New Appointment’s to Build on IFF Growth

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Hong Kong Headquartered Kerry Logistics has recently announced that Mathieu Renard Biron has been appointed as their Managing Director – Global Freight Forwarding and Patrick Cheah has been appointed to the role of Executive Director – Global Air.

Geodis Launches Online Booking and Pricing for Global Air and Ocean Shipments

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Executive Vice President for Freight Forwarding at GEODIS, Kim Pedersen states, “IRIS is bringing us into the forefront of digitalization in the freight forwarding industry.

Woodland to Run Logistics for World Rallycross

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World RX looks forward to working closely with Woodland Group.”. Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PLWoodland Group is to extend its partnership agreement with the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

Check out if your DG Cargo is risk free for shipment

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Connect Cargo Pvt Ltd is a unit of Jayem Logistics specialized in Ocean and Freight Forwarding over the last ten years in India. Freight Forwarding cargo handlers dangerous goods transport Ocean and Freight Forwarding

The Importer’s Guide to Navigating Natural Disasters and Extreme Weather

Dedola Global Logistics

Ocean freight has not fared any better. Communicate Often With Your Supplier, Freight Forwarder, and Customers. Long before a natural disaster hits, choose suppliers and an international freight forwarder that excel at communication and prioritize your business. Arrange for your freight shipments to be sent out earlier to avoid any potential delays. Air freight may also be an option for more urgent shipments.

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Online platforms the great disruptor for traditional forwarders

The LoadStar

There are a host of technological innovations that threaten to disrupt traditional freight forwarding, but according to DB Schenker chief executive Jochen Thewes, the greatest challenge is online platforms.

GEODIS to Demonstrate Heavy-Lift Credentials at Breakbulk Europe

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With over 400 exhibitors and sponsors including cargo owners, ocean carriers, freight forwarders, ports/terminals, heavy haulers and equipment companies providing expertise in this specialized industry. Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Ports & Shipping

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3PLs must invest now in a digital future, or they will ‘simply get squashed’

The LoadStar

Technology providers have urged shippers and freight forwarders to embrace the wave of digitisation and disruption sweeping across logistics and supply chains –or face “getting squashed”. Air Land Loadstar posts News Sea Supply chain Digital freight forwarder Digital revolution Digitisation Disruption response Inmarsat Multimodal 2018 Nexiot WiseTech Global

WCA Awards FreightSnapAsia with Full Endorsement

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FreightSnap is the only freight dimensioning solution that is WCA tested and member approved so taking this step to become the exclusive distributor for Asia was a no-brainer.”. Freight Forwarding David Yokeum freight dimensioning FreightSnapAsia Ken Yokeum Michael Eichenberg WCA

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Kerry Logistics Makes New Appointment’s to Build on IFF Growth

Airfreight Logistics

Hong Kong Headquartered Kerry Logistics has recently announced that Mathieu Renard Biron has been appointed as their Managing Director – Global Freight Forwarding and Patrick Cheah has been appointed to the role of Executive Director – Global Air.

WCA Time Critical Receives Complete Validation for their Network Members

Airfreight Logistics

Independent Freight Forwarder Network WCA Time Critical recently announced they have received complete validation of all their network members, resulting in their members becoming more competitive as specialist movers across the globe.

Digital disruptors risk ‘de-skilling’ the logistics market

The LoadStar

Digital disruptors are whittling away at the skills base of traditional forwarders, without providing a suitable alternative. Air Land Loadstar posts News Sea Supply chain Digital freight forwarder Digital revolution Digitisation Flexport Freightos Multimodal 2018 Skills SWG Global Tuscor LloydsThis is the view of Tuscor Lloyd’s general manager Neel Ratti, who was speaking on a panel at Multimodal 2018 last week. “We

Bolloré Logistics Open Free Trade Zone in Miami

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The new facility is over 18,000 square meters and consolidates contract logistics and freight forwarding operations that were previously handled at two separate sites. France-based Bolloré Logistics has recently opened their new Foreign Trade Zone facility in Miami, Florida.

Air cargo and technology adoption: ‘it’s an embarrassing performance’

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Air Loadstar posts News Air Cargo China 2018 Digital freight forwarder Digital revolution eAWB Lufthansa Cargo Paper chase The paper chase to e-freightThe air cargo industry has an “embarrassing” track record in technology adoption, one senior airline executive said today. Speaking at the Air Cargo China event in Shanghai, Lufthansa Cargo chief commercial officer Alexis von Hoensbroech said the industry’s slow progress was not for lack of ideas. “I

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Forwarder Flexport raises $100m from Chinese courier SF Express

The LoadStar

Forwarder Flexport has tied itself in with Chinese courier company SF Express, raising $100m from it to expand its operations in China. The post Forwarder Flexport raises $100m from Chinese courier SF Express appeared first on The Loadstar.

Gartner Magic Quadrant Highlight for Intelligent Transport Provider

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & Haulage Software WMS TMS SCMCloud-based intelligent transport provider Transporeon has been handed a Notable Mention in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for 2018.

Forwarders face extinction in 10 years if they don’t ‘go digital’, says report

The LoadStar

Forwarders are still reluctant to fully embrace the digital revolution, with some 25% failing to provide adequate online contact and sales forms. A survey of the world’s 20 largest forwarders, conducted by booking platform Freightos, also found that Kuehne + Nagel was the only one to prominently display a quote request form. Principal analyst Nigel Fenwick from Forrester Research, which worked with Freightos on the report, warned forwarders against failing to digitalise.