With the internet at everyone’s fingertips, many people today are taking advantage and starting their own businesses. A good majority of these home businesses rely on reselling or even drop shipping. Furthermore, while many people assume drop shipping is the better option due to the logistics, what people don’t consider is how container shipping can
Future-proofing was something that before 2020 most people wouldn’t have thought about too much. But as we progress through 2021, there are thousands of business owners worldwide who have had to adjust their methods, and those are the lucky ones. Many business owners have had to close altogether because of the global pandemic. While this
As we approach the midpoint of 2021, most countries can finally see the light at the end of the proverbial tunnel. By now, Covid vaccines are available and easy to acquire in most countries. These factors mean that global commerce will start to creep back to a sense of normalcy in most scenarios, providing new
Brexit and What it Means for Logistics With Brexit’s new rules on imports, exports, and tariffs – the UKs forklift industry is looking to buy locally in Britain. This will allow them to acquire all the components they need to service and maintain the lift truck fleets. These fleets service the nation’s vital warehouses and
Comau recently introduced its RACER-5-0.80 (Racer-5 COBOT), which is sure to shake up the shipping industry. It’s a new wonder in collaborative robotics that meets the growing demand for fast, cost-effective robots that can be used in small spaces. It can be utilized in narrow lanes of a warehouse, docking stations, and in many other
In 2020, PhilaPort achieved a total 7% increase in container volumes. This means The Port of Philadelphia is now the fastest-growing container port on the East Coast. This isn’t the first time the Port has impressed us. In fact, these cargo levels contribute to a trend of prosperity that has lasted more than ten years.
Maritime logistics is the backbone of the supply chain. It allows for the cost-effective movement of goods across countries and facilitates 95% of the UK’s trade. The global maritime sector will be worth an enormous $3 trillion by the year 2030. But because of the pandemic, maritime organizations have had to implement new digital ways
2020 was quite a year. The pandemic and the uncertainty that came with it put a big spotlight on the use of automation in warehouses across the world. Adapting to social distancing rules, the pressure to distribute higher volumes of essential goods, and struggling to speed up their deliveries have all made everyone look to
The Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) is happy to hear positive comments from Kemi Badenoch MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, and Aaron Bell MP about their work on energy innovation. Especially at a time when the ERA was beginning work on a plan to further its research into energy solutions when the comments were made.
We are excited to report that the US Army Corps of Engineers and Massachusetts Port Authority announced the completion of Phase II of the Boston Harbor Dredging Project. Surprisingly, the project was ahead of schedule by almost an entire year. Let us take a closer look at this project and what it will do for