What is Bill of Lading (BoL)?

Bill of Lading, which is often called “BoL”, is a legal and binding document between the carrier and the shipper. The word “lading” is derived from “loading”, which refers to the loading of goods on a ship. A bill of lading contains different parts with specific information to be filled. This bill is normally formed of different sections such as: Names and addresses Purchase orders … Continue reading What is Bill of Lading (BoL)?

Shipper-Carrier Alignment – What is the secret?

Is shipper-carrier alignment possible to achieve? Good shipper – carrier alignment is seen as one of the most crucial factors in the successful completion of every shipment. This is actually not a secret and this fact is known widely, both by shippers as well as trucking companies in Miami, Florida. For shippers, the weights of the present transportation condition are mounting and not getting any … Continue reading Shipper-Carrier Alignment – What is the secret?

6 Common Myths about Artificial Intelligence

There is a new digital technology potential unlocked for the better performance of supply chains. Artificial Intelligence is one of the most comprehensive digital technologies to implement in supply chains. The implementation of AI in these supply chains is not so easy and straight. These digital transformations using AI are really helpful for a shipping company and freight shipping. There are some common myths that … Continue reading 6 Common Myths about Artificial Intelligence

Amid tight US capacity, Quickload allows shipper to name price

Journal of Commerce (@JOC_updates) is one of the top Industry media outlets of US. A new article about Quickload by Chris Barnett is live now. Take a Quick Look:  “Faced with shrinking motor carrier capacity for its 450 international importer and exporter customers, one of Miami’s largest third-party logistics companies has launched its own app-based digital drayage brokerage, but with an innovative twist: the shipper, … Continue reading Amid tight US capacity, Quickload allows shipper to name price

Why Florida is the Best Place for Logistics Companies

As ѕрееd аnd rеԛuеѕt to mаrkеt keep оn playing a part in diѕѕеminаtiоn сhоiсеѕ, numerous ѕhiрреrѕ аrе аѕѕеѕѕing whiсh location would bе реrfесt fоr lоgiѕtiсѕ соmраniеѕ. Florida сitiеѕ have ассеѕѕ tо large airports аnd seaports mаking it a реrfесt place fоr lоgiѕtiсѕ fосuѕ. Natural ѕеttingѕ аnd history mаrkеd by filling in аѕ trаnѕроrtаtiоn center роint givе them a firm advantage with regards tо trаnѕроrtаtiоn lоgiѕtiсѕ. … Continue reading Why Florida is the Best Place for Logistics Companies

Logistics Word of the Day: Pup

We all love puppies. Very few animals are more adorable. In trucking, there’s a different kind of pup. They’re also small in size (relatively) and some even might find them adorable too. Pups refer to containers that are just 26–29 feet long, instead of the standard 53 feet. Even though they’re half the size of a standard container, they can be hauled by any tractor trailer. In logistics, … Continue reading Logistics Word of the Day: Pup

What Is Blockchain and Why Should You Care

As far as buzzwords go in 2017, “bitcoin” is probably near the top of the list. But this post is not about encrypted, decentralized payment systems. It’s about the framework beneath cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin known as blockchain. Explaining the technical aspects of blockchain can get complicated pretty quickly. But, in a nutshell, think of blockchain as a digital ledger that is shared across a network … Continue reading What Is Blockchain and Why Should You Care