- Last updated on December 14, 2021 by Ben Thompson
In this episode, Lukas from EasyCargo gives insight into the rise of shipping rates and how container loading software is used by exporters to maximize loading space, ensure safe load distribution, and reduce shipping costs to remain competitive in today’s changing market
- Last updated on April 28, 2020 by Ben Thompson
In early 2020, COVID-19 caused disruptions to people and businesses in countries around the world. For the first time, many shipping teams have been forced to work remotely from home. The disruptions has also caused extreme volatility in foreign exchange markets over the world.
- Last updated on August 18, 2019 by Ben Thompson
The International Maritime Organization announced new IMO2020 regulations that will come into effect on the 1st of January 2020. Shipping lines around the world are preparing to meet strict new Sulphur Oxide (SOx) emissions.
- Last updated on March 19, 2019 by Ben Thompson
In 2016 the International Maritime Organization (IMO) enforced strict new SOLAS regulations. Greg from BISON Jacks discusses the options that shippers have to comply with Verified Gross Mass regulations when weighing loaded shipping containers for export.
- Last updated on February 14, 2019 by Ben Thompson
The Import Export Podcast Nicholas from CEC Systems discusses how collapsible shipping containers can be used throughout the supply chain. We discuss the logistics issues throughout the supply chain that will be solved through reliable collapsible containers. Imbalanced supply supply chains results in re-positioning empty shipping containers around the world. This lead to Nicholas and…
- Last updated on January 17, 2019 by Ben Thompson
Global supply chains are at the start of a digital revolution. Brian from the Worldwide Supply Chain Network discusses how Global Supply Chains are being affected by Brexit, Tariff updates, trade wars and digital innovations. We discuss how businesses involved in the import export process can minimize the impact these changes will have to their…
- Last updated on August 4, 2018 by Ben Thompson
Blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionize Global Trade and the import export process. Warwick from BeefLedger explains what blockchain technology is, how it works and how blockchain solutions are being applied to real world import export shipments
- Last updated on August 3, 2018 by Ben Thompson
Heather from Sourcing Playground explains how buyers should correctly source imported goods from online marketplaces such as Alibaba, Made-In-China, Global Sources others. Heather gives key tips on how to correctly give suppliers detailed product information, how to compare supplier's quotations and product specifications, overcome language and cultural barriers, understand if you are dealing with a…
- Last updated on August 2, 2018 by Ben Thompson
Steve from Coverfreight gives our listeners and understanding of how marine insurance works. We discuss why it's important for shippers to insure their cargo and who should cover insurance based on the IncoTerms agreed. Steve gives insight into some of the common problems and claims made when shipping goods Internationally. We give tips on how…
- Last updated on August 1, 2018 by Ben Thompson
Conor from Explorate gives an overview of how the shipping process currently works and we discuss how the industry is beginning to change through software. We give shippers tips on how to improve their supply chain and logistics withing their business using readily available software.