Freeports are a special kind of air, rail, or seaport, where normal tax and customs rules don’t apply, says John Lucy, director of Liverpool City Region Freeport
Eighteen months into the COVID-19 pandemic and shipping bottlenecks are challenging companies to meet demand. The global outlook is uncertain, however, that does not mean doom and gloom, making way for a new thought process.
Global supply chains have been and continue to be deeply impacted by the changes that have taken place in the last 12 months. From the Suez canal debacle to the current shortage of HGV drivers in the UK, it is fair to say that the industry is, currently, facing significant challenges.
Our editor, Deepesh Patel sat down with Zencargo’s Sales Director, Sam Greenhalgh to discuss what changes need to take place to make the shipping industry more attractive to young professionals.
The impact of the March 2021 incident of the container ship M.V. Ever Given with around 18,300 containers onboard running aground in the Suez Canal has generated international attention and its consequences will continue to unravel for years to come.
TFG heard from Punit Oza, Executive Director at the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration, who talked about the main pillars that support a transforming organisation in the commercial shipping and freight sector.
COVID-19 puts international trade to a halt following the closure of the Ningbo-Zhoushan port in China and causing a global microchip shortage. There are other unanticipated issues to account for, such as the Suez Canal blockage.
Maritime law or Admiralty law regulates commerce and navigation on the high seas and other navigable waters. Here is everything you need to know about maritime disputes.
TFG’s Joana Fabiao, had the opportunity to sit down with David Thambiratnam, CEO of Veridapt, a global force in commodity management for over 15 years.
Bill Paul, one of the most recommended Logistics Recruiter on LinkedIn, discussed the future of jobs in the Freight Forwarding industry.
How effective technology and financing can bring international shipping into the twenty-first century
The resilience of global supply chains lies with…ANY IDEAS? Alexander Malaket explains what COVID-19 means for future access to trade finance
Documentation can be the source of trouble for many buyers and sellers. Here’s how to avoid conflict and disputes when it comes to paperwork.
Freight forwarding, shipping and logistics are undergoing a digital makeover. Connecting the dots, enabling traceability and increasing transparency between parties is a win-win for all actors within global trade. So who’s doing what? As part of TFG & WTOs 2020 Blockchain for Trade study, 7 initiatives in this supply chain space have been mapped.
As the resurgence of Covid-19 threatens public health, virtual shopping poses a lower health risk which is likely to appeal to customers.