5 Cases in Digital Transformation in Logistics. Practical implementations.

How is technology changing the Logistics industry? Just now? Old-school and a notable laggard on the digital investment until recently, now the logistics industry is turning quickly into a hotspot for startups, concept proofing and new products. The convenient verse that logistics is a conventional and conservative domain, a near-commodity business with thin margins and […]

Suez – nEver Given – The General Average summary for retail shippers and end customers.

From Wikipedia: It is provided by the Lex Rhodia that if merchandise is thrown overboard for the purpose of lightening a ship, the loss is made good by the assessment of all which is made for the benefit of all. — Julius Paulus Prudentissimus, Opinions of Paulus (circa 230 AD)[2] – source: Wikipedia The run up to running […]

Startup Analytics of Price and Sеrvice in Shipping. Container Logistics in ‘Product’ terms.

This reading strips bare the price a merchant pays to ship a marine container. Starting with the shipping service in terms of product features. Plus technical details for the special cases. In a follow up article we’d lay out some of the anecdotal evidence in print and web, to put this into ‘high seas’ perspective. […]

How to Digitize Logistics Operations

Rescue Supply Chain Management from the Chains of Legacy. The Motivation Digital transformation is a cathartic effort for any participant in the  conventional freight industry. Aim is to steer running your company in the new ways of working (Industry 4.0), that is for faster, cheaper, scalable, digital, transparent, compatible, user-friendly and eco-fiendly business by investing […]

Chinese New Year! for Shipping Schedules – The Disruption, the Distinction and the Yearly reset. A Quick Guide for Merchants and Forwarders.

Festive disruption, costly distinction and the merits of planning Up next in February – Lunar, Spring Festival or Chinese New Year What is happening when and where:  an all-of-   China holiday period to starts Feb-12 2012 for a 1 to 2 weeks until Feb-25th. 2021 is for the year of the Ox. The production shuts […]

Surprise, Surprise, Container Shipping on the Rise! The Buoyant 2020 Case for the Container Freight.

Container Freight Shipment from China to EU How has Shipping industry faired during the 2020 (the C-19 word)? And why, unlike its usual ‘asset-class’ group siblings like travel, leisure and  amenities players, most down by half in volume and still bleeding, the Container shipping companies ended the Calendar year turning-in healthy prelim (YTD) earnings reports […]

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