Singapore is aiming to move forward with the digitalisation of shipping trade documentaton such as Bills of Lading (BLs) by developing standards inter-operability of different solutions that use technology such as block chain.
A response to DSVs Sfr170 per share bid for Panalpina is expected on Friday but analysts and investors are increasingly asking who, exactly, will respond. Last weeks news that DSV was looking to buy the Swiss 3PL triggered a flurry of talk about the deal, while Panalpina issued a simple statement saying it was considering the merits of the offer.
A slowdown in European economies and fallout from US-China trade war has upped the risk factor for ocean carriers this year, according to the latest analysis by research and consultancy firm Maritime Strategies International.
Following the rejection of United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa Mays European Union withdrawal agreement, in a statement today the British International Freight Association (BIFA) recommended its members prepare for what it expects will be a hard Brexit.
When moving locally (short distance), organizing a self-move by renting a moving truck and transporting your household items on your way can be a good way to have complete control over your house move.
Maersk Line is set to begin physically inspecting container contents as part of its efforts to stem the increasing numbers of fires that break out inside boxes during transit, as well as boxes in which cargo moves or is damaged due to not being lashed correctly.
AGS Sudan wishes to inform its colleagues and partners that a call for protest was launched in Sudan for Thursday 17 January 2019. The country is facing regular anti-government protests which slow down economic activity in the capital of Khartoum and other cities around the country.
Zimbabwe has been facing a difficult economic situation for the past couple of months. The president's announcement on Saturday evening of a 300% fuel price increase triggered a three-day strike by the Zimbabwean Trade Union Confederation. Many protests followed, paralyzing the economy in the country's two largest cities; the capital, Harare and Bulawayo.
Earths north magnetic pole has been skittering away from Canada and towards Siberia, driven by liquid iron sloshing within the planets core. The magnetic pole is moving so quickly that it has forced the worlds geomagnetism experts into a rare move.