Ports and Shipping Impacts by COVID-19

Ports and Shipping Impacts by COVID-19

The Novel Coronavirus 2019, also know as COVID-19, has been wreaking havoc the world over the past 20 months, since its discovery at the end of 2019. Not only has it brought communities and countries to its knees, with its … Continue reading

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Christmas Logistics

The Christmas/Year End holiday season is a big one for the entire world. Even if you do not partake in the religious festivities, many importers and exported the world over gear up for it, months in advance, to ensure that … Continue reading

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More Global Disruptions Causing Shipping Delays

In the last 20 months, since the first outbreak of COVID-19, it was the major cause of global disruptions. From lockdown, labour shortages, travel restrictions, port closures and container capacity and shortages, we have seen it all, causing major shipping … Continue reading

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Ocean Shipping Rate Hike

The shipping industry was one of the hardest-hit COVID-19 pandemic and effected global trade to a great extent. There were numerous knock-on-effects within the global shipping and trade industries, and the latest is the ocean shipping rate hike. The most … Continue reading

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Transco Cargo Office in Sri Lanka Recognized by Parliament of Victoria

As Australia entered its third wave of lockdown restrictions due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in June of 2021 with New South Wales being the first hit. Victoria followed suit as the number of cases increased in mid-July, with the … Continue reading

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Basics in Cross Trade Shipping

Cross Trade Shipping is not a new concept, but often confused with cross trading in terms of forex trading. Cross trade shipping is also referred to as triangle shipments, or even foreign-to-foreign or third-party shipments. The process of trading whereby … Continue reading

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Dropshipping

Understanding the different business models and service offerings can help in figuring out which type of business model and services are applicable for you. In this blog, we look at Dropshipping, to explain what it is, what its advantages and … Continue reading

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Maritime Sustainability Trends in 2021

The last year has been hard on the maritime industry with the onset of COVID-19 pandemic causing delays and disrupting operations. However, with it sparked the greater need to adapt to changing times, with a greater shift towards digitization ad … Continue reading

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Traditional Versus Digital Freight Forwarders

The concept of digital freight forwarders has been getting more traction in the last decade with more players arriving in the market, making the shift from a traditional freight forwarder. A traditional freight forwarder is defined as a company or … Continue reading

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Air Freight Container Guide

With air transport, calculating the specific weight of the cargo and persons is important as that directly attributes to the fuel and distances. Thus, ensuring that you have your air freight container weights and other specifications declared and regulated is … Continue reading

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