Last Mile Delivery Challenges and How to Improve Them?
Marcela Neves
25 days ago

What does last mile in logistics mean? The last mile delivery in logistics is the final step of the transport. The logistical process of delivering a shipment is long and critical, from dispatch until the order reaches its destination. And the last mile refers exactly to the transport of goods that leave the distribution centre …

Inbound and Outbound Logistics Activities with Examples
Monika Kelesovska
last month

Due to the complexity of the processes, businesses are looking for alternatives for efficient inbound and outbound freight transport. The first thing that will contribute to improving your supply chain is to understand the inbound and outbound logistics activities, by examples. Understanding inbound and outbound logistics activities To run an efficient business, you must ensure …

Autonomous Trucks and Transport Logistics
Marcela Neves
2 months ago

Are autonomous trucks the future of Logistics? The use of autonomous trucks in cargo transportation is inevitable and several companies in different countries have already adopted it. Although exhaustive tests are necessary for relation to safety and infrastructure, self-driving trucks in the market are already a reality. Therefore, it is worth thinking about how do …

Pricing and Benefits of Multi-Stop Truckload
Monika Kelesovska
2 months ago

The multi-stop truckload is becoming increasingly popular because of the savings it brings both for shippers and carriers while reducing the environmental impact. The shared truckload services prices vary and depend on several factors, and some additional costs can be easily avoided. What are the prices for delivery with a multi-stop truck? The pricing for …

Are Clearance Agents in Foreign Trade Necessary?
Marcela Neves
4 months ago

Customs and Clearing Agents on foreign trade Indispensable to national security and fair trade, Customs is part of the very concept of the State. By allowing only the goods permitted by law to enter the Country, customs control guarantees sovereignty. Nonetheless, it is common to doubt what the Customs would be and who is part …

Unimodal, Multimodal and Intermodal Shipping Explained
Fernanda Spolaor
9 months ago

When organizing a shipment of goods, one can choose from several different routes and types of transport available. The best service can be evaluated acording to the total costs, duration of transport, logistics efforts or environmental impact. Moreover, it is possible to use a single type of transport or to combine different modes of transport …

What Does White Glove Delivery Service Mean?
Christina Cencic
9 months ago

In today’s face-paced world, many people are opting for White Glove Delivery Services because of their speed and convenience. Whether they need help with moving house or are worried about heavy lifting, assembly or installation when buying bulky items instore or online, these premium services are becoming more and more popular as consumers expect a …

What Is a TIR Carnet?
Marina Ryabchuk
9 months ago

You have certainly noticed a TIR sign on some trucks. Then you must be wondering what this abbreviation stands for. It originates from the French expression “Transports Internationaux Routiers”, which means International Road Transport in English. An iconic blue TIR plate on a vehicle means that the transport operator is using a TIR guarantee for …

Weather-Driven Delivery Delays: What Are the Sender’s Options?
Marina Ryabchuk
9 months ago

The weather is a capricious lady that may sometimes cause a major change of plans both for private and for business shippers due to suspended parcel and freight distribution. In some countries, the logistics sector tends to be particularly weather-dependent. It often results in weather-driven delivery delays. Parcel or cargo delivery delayed or cancelled because …

Updated Incoterms 2020: What are They and Why are They Important?
Celia Hernando Alarcia
10 months ago

Anyone who has experience in the field of international freight shipping is probably already familiar with the different types of incoterms. But what are the updated incoterms for 2020? What are they used for? We have prepared this article with up to date information about the new incoterms for 2020 as well as a handy …

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