CNS 2019: The future of air cargo lives in a college dorm

MIAMI – Digital disruption. Technological innovations. Automation optimization. These are hot topics in the world of air cargo – but at the end of the day, leaders in the industry will remind you that all these advancements are meaningless without one vital factor: the human element. While data and technology may drive the industry to […]

Freight management app ‘Kangaruu’ launches service

Another freight management startup, called Kangaruu, has entered the digitalization landscape, releasing its logistics management platform for shippers and brokers in the trucking industry. This year, we’ve seen airlines, logistics companies and tech start-ups try their hand at creating digital platforms through which industry members can communicate, with the goal of reducing or eliminating the […]

Study shows gender wage gaps still wide in supply chain industry

While more women are entering into management positions in the supply chain management field, recent studies show that there is still a significant gap in wages between genders fulfilling equivalent roles, reported the Wall Street Journal, and the higher up a position’s ranking within a company, the wider the gap becomes. According to a study […]

Bahri Bolloré Logistics joint venture launches in Saudi Arabia

Transportation and logistics company Bahri and freight forwarder Bolloré Group launched their joint venture Bahri Bolloré Logistics today in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The new logistics company is headquartered in Riyadh and will provide logistics and supply chain management services to firms operating in Saudi Arabia. The joint venture is owned 60 percent by Bahri, which […]

CEVA Logistics shrugs off rising carrier rates with net earnings increase

Despite challenges presented by higher year-over-year ocean- and airfreight rates, supply chain management company CEVA Logistics posted stronger y-o-y net earnings figures for the first half and second quarter of 2017, supported by productivity improvements in freight management and “new business wins” in the contract logistics segment. First-half adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and […]

That Sinking Feeling: Keeping shippers from running back to seafreight

With any broken relationship – whether it’s a romantic tryst or a freight consignment – there’s always the danger of the “rebound effect.” “Unrewarding rebound relationships can actually lead people to feel more attached to their ex-partners, rather than less,” warned Samantha Joel, assistant professor at the University of Utah Psychology Department. With time, she […]

Turvo launches collaborative supply chain management platform

Turvo, a logistics startup has launched a “collaborative logistics” platform that allows shippers, brokers and carriers to communicate and manage shipments in real-time, across the entire supply chain. The company also announced it has raised $25 million in Series A financing. The platform allows shippers can manage loads, and eventually, it will offer inventory management. […]