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...
The Panama Canal and Natural Supply Chain Disruptions

The Panama Canal and Natural Supply Chain Disruptions

Like many unpredictable factors in the logistics industry, extreme weather events and drought play a huge role in the success and failure of the supply chain flow. Specifically, we’re talking about the consequences of droughts, flooding from extreme weather, and...