A Customs Entry – 1790 Philadelphia – Is It Any Different from Today’s Transactional Process?

The tech development landscape is rife with unrealized productivity gains when there is an unwillingness or lack of awareness on potential to revamp archaic processes.  I know this from talking to a number of developers over the last several years. Ladies and gentlemen we’re on the cusp of dramatic process improvement, the likes of which we haven’t seen since an…

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US container shipping system tilting against exporters

[caption caption="The Federal Maritime Commission has expanded the scope of a fact-finding investigation into carrier practices, including “practices related to the carriage of US exports.” Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]US exporter...

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Technology providers take aim at commercial invoice challenge

[caption caption="Commercial invoice automation is a particularly tricky task for automation given the variety of formats and fields such documents can contain across different vendors and regions. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Dem...

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JOC Uncharted: Shippers vs. carriers as market tension rises

[caption caption="Spot rates on Asia-Europe hit record levels last week as strong and sustained demand overwhelmed carriers and worsened an equipment imbalance that has built on the major trades over the past three months. Photo credit: Shutter...

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JOC Uncharted: Shippers vs. carriers as market tension rises

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FMC reviewing whether ag export booking rejections violate Shipping Act

[caption caption="The cost of moving a loaded export container from the interior US to the West Coast can add more than $1,000 to the ocean rate. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) chairperson Michael K...

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Parcel at the Peak: How Consumer Habits Are Changing the Dynamic

Moderator: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Senior Editor, Parcel and Last-Mile Shipping, JOC, Maritime & Trade, IHS Markit Speaker(s): TBC *Check back soon for more information! Interested in sponsoring this webcast? For more informati...

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