Advances in Technology Can Benefit Logistics

The logistics industry is known for its impeccable organization. However, this well-oiled machine couldn’t work as smoothly without the cooperation of all it’s moving parts. With customers all over the world depending on it, maximum efficiency is a must. With the climate change crisis making a significant impact on the industry over the last decade,

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What’s in Store for the Industry in 2020

It’s the start of another year, and everyone is wondering what’s in store for the logistics industry in the months to come. Let’s take a look.   The Brexit Effect Brexit undeniably caused a lot of problems for the industry in 2019, and the future is still unknown. Since the UK’s trade deal won’t be

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Digital Innovations Coming Soon

New advances in technology are accelerating the pace of change for businesses across Europe. However, many companies are unaware of how the developments in AI, Machine Learning, data analytics or other innovations will impact their operations in 2020. Let’s take a closer look.   AI and Machine Learning AI and Machine Learning could open up

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What do Rising Sea Levels Mean for Ocean Freight

Rising sea levels aren’t really something that anyone notices in the grand scheme of things. High and low tides are something we may see as they’re happening, but it’s more difficult to notice the difference between the height of the water now compared to twenty years ago. Still, the GMSL (Global Mean Sea Level) is

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Mitigated Risks from Common Driving Infractions

One of the biggest challenges fleet managers face is the high frequency of road accidents. There are over 6 million car accidents a year in the US alone, resulting in more than 40,000 motor vehicle-related deaths. Not only is this devastating on face value, but these crashes can cost employers thousands and thousands of dollars

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Port of Virginia Sets New Annual Volume Record

The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) is a subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The VPA owns Virginia International Terminals, LLC, and operates four general cargo facilities, which include Norfolk International Terminals, Portsmouth Marine Terminal, Newport News Marine Terminal, and the Virginia Inland Port in Warren County. The Port of Virginia handled a whopping 2.93 million

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Concerns Over Sulphur Surcharge for Irish Sea Routes

The cost of doing business with GB and Europe is about to become more expensive, and FTA Northern Ireland is concerned. Businesses shipping goods via the Irish sea will soon face additional surcharges from shipping lines. Let’s take a closer look at these changes.   Cost Rising Due to Adaptation The FTA estimates the new

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Muli-Billion Pound Fight Against European Truck Cartel

The Road Haulage Association has won the very first legal battle to secure compensation for truck operators who have suffered financially because of the unlawful price-fixing by major European truck manufacturers. Here’s a closer look at the case.   CAT Sides with FTA The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) entirely sided with the RHA that its

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US Ports Fare Well in Congressional Appropriations

Members from the US who are a part of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) are happy to learn that many port-related programs pushed by the AAPA are included in the legislative appropriation package recently released by Congress. Once the funding is allocated, ports will be able to deliver goods, employment, and the overall

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Second Best October for Long Beach

The changing tariffs of 2019 have indeed impacted cargo volumes on a massive scale; however, this year, the Port of Long Beach had its second busiest October in its long 108-year history. Let’s take a look at what made this October different from the rest. The History of Port Long Beach Port Long Beach has

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