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)?
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
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
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
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
Cross docking has become an essential factor in growth for a logistics and warehousing organization because speed and productivity matter a lot. Providing cross docking in Miami and across Florida is a significant service that can be implemented to achieve a competitive advantage. If you’re using cross docking in the right circumstances, it can provide you a lot of benefits, including; efficiency and handling times. … Continue reading The Meaning and Advantages of Cross Docking
Owner Operators are individuals who own and operate their own trucking business. This could mean that they either work with a carrier or operate under their own authority. If you are considering becoming an owner operator in the trucking business, we have outlined the essentials of becoming one. There are several factors that must be taken into consideration. Even though it’s a big decision and … Continue reading Things to Know About Owner Operator Trucking