Transparency and visibility are the future of freight forwarding

Following on from yesterday’s summary post about Ti’s Future of Logistics conference held at the Intercontinental Hotel in London this week, Wednesday’s morning innovation showcase session consisted of presentations from participants from companies Xeneta, Freightos, and Bringg, all of which provide a technology based platform to the shipping market. The purpose of the presentations was…

LSP’s Expand their Presence on the ‘New Silk Road’

At the start of last month, DHL Global Forwarding signed an MOU with Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Express designed to ensure greater connectivity between Europe, the CIS and China. This is an aim that is becoming increasingly familiar in the freight forwarding sphere; CEVA, SNCF Geodis and others have launched overland trade between Europe and China,…

Driverless Trucks: Science fiction or just a matter of time?

According to Ti’s latest industry report, there are a number of emerging trends which are likely to have an impact on the fortunes of the European Road Freight sector including not only  technological improvements but also political, legislative and environmental developments. One such development is the rate at which driverless trucks are becoming a reality.…

Container Ship Cruising- Around the World in More Than 80 Days

Telling someone you’ve booked a cruise for your holiday this year will probably conjure up images of plush surroundings, nightly entertainment and copious amounts of food and drink- think Titanic but without the iceberg. Imagine then, trying to explain why you’ve chosen to forgo the entertainment and socialising of a traditional cruise to take your…