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)?

COVID-19 Protective Measures for Freight Shipping Industry

The COVID-19 global pandemic has taken over the whole world, and it has severely affected most of the global industries and businesses. We have been all aware of the alarming reports of the virus causing thousands of deaths in specific countries, but now it’s also spreading very rapidly across the world. What are the most important protective measures against the COVID-19, especially in the freight … Continue reading COVID-19 Protective Measures for Freight Shipping Industry

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?

How Trucking Companies can Reduce Harmful Emissions by using Technology

If you are working at a trucking company or any transportation company in the Unites States, you probably know how ‘carbon dioxide emissions’ is a very hot topic nowadays. It has even passed the electricity emissions in 2017 after a long time since 1978. These huge numbers are strongly alarming. In this regard, transportation has been considered the biggest source of carbon dioxide emissions in … Continue reading How Trucking Companies can Reduce Harmful Emissions by using Technology

What is a DOT and an MC number?

Are you looking to know everything about what is DOT and MC number? You’re in the right place because we have a complete guide on this topic. Read more! DOT stands for (Department of Transportation) and MC stands for (Motor Carrier). In this article, we will let you guys know about what a DOT number and an MC number is so that you don’t have … Continue reading What is a DOT and an MC number?

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

The Meaning and Advantages of Transloading

A long-distance shipment is not a simple process. However, transloading makes this process more manageable for both shippers and carriers. It starts when container loads are transferred from port to a warehouse and ends when it reaches its final deliver location. Transloading process does not only work for ships and trucks, but it is also a practical approach for trains and plains. What is Transloading? … Continue reading The Meaning and Advantages of Transloading