Understanding Cargo Insurance: A Comprehensive Guide for Businesses

Understanding Cargo Insurance: A Comprehensive Guide for Businesses

Cargo insurance is a crucial safeguard for businesses transporting goods across various modes of transportation, be it by land, sea, or air. Whether you’re a small startup or a multinational corporation, comprehending the nuances of cargo insurance is paramount to...
Risk Management in Supply Chains: Best Practices and Solutions

Risk Management in Supply Chains: Best Practices and Solutions

Recent events such as the strikes paralyzing Germany’s transport sector and the persistent disruptions in the Red Sea due to attacks on container vessels underscore the critical importance of effective risk management in supply chains. As freight forwarders...
What You Need to Know About Blank Sailings

What You Need to Know About Blank Sailings

Ask any logistics professional, and they’ll tell you how this industry is packed to the brim with jargon. Whether it’s a never-ending list of acronyms or terms that are tossed around casually, there’s a lot to learn about talking the talk of the logistics industry....
Tips to Help Prevent Cargo Theft

Tips to Help Prevent Cargo Theft

According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, cargo theft in the United States is a $15 to $35 billion problem. We wrote about this topic a few years ago, but with stalled supply chains, bottlenecks, and all the other variables that clog the industry, it’s easy to...
Ocean Cargo Facts and Figures

Ocean Cargo Facts and Figures

If you couldn’t already tell from the title, today is all about ocean cargo. In the past, we’ve focused on some of the big takeaways and facts surrounding air cargo, but now we’re hopping over to the oceanic side of things. Without further ado, let’s dive into the...
Freight Forwarders vs. NVOCCs

Freight Forwarders vs. NVOCCs

The logistics industry is jam packed with acronyms, jargon, and—our favorite—terms that seem to be incredibly similar and yet somehow different. That’s the case with Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers (NVOCCs) and Freight Forwarders (FF); while many supply chain...
Addressing the Cause

Addressing the Cause

Something strange has happened over the past few months. The supply chain has somehow become part of the general zeitgeist. A lot of industry professionals can probably think back to years ago and their attempts to explain to their friends and family what it is they...