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There are plenty of online tools that allow customers to track shipments. Each carrier has its own system that customers can log onto in order to gain visibility on the status of containers.
All of the posts on this blog discuss the value of data in the supply chain – typically in the form of saving time & money by using data to synchronize different links across
Enhanced Supply Chain Regulation in the US will require Enhanced (and Objective) Data. Examining what the newly revised “Ocean Shipping Reform Act” means for Carriers, Ports and Shippers. The Ocean Shipping Reform Act
Before the pandemic, containers offloaded from a ship typically sat on a dock (awaiting pickup via truck) for an average of four days. Containers picked up and transported via train typically dwelled in
Chinese New Year & the Beijing Olympics have Slowed Manufacturing and will Impact Ocean Traffic over the next Several Weeks Delivery firm DHL projected an 80% drop in the volume of China-U.S.
International shipping costs have risen much higher during the pandemic than analysts have predicted – creating unprecedented, all-time highs. According to a recent report by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the costs
The Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act that was recently passed by Congress includes spending for ports, railyards, roads and airports throughout the United States. Additionally, large sums of money are earmarked for broadband,
A bill of lading (BL or BoL) is a document provided to a shipper that details the type of goods, the quantity, and the destination for goods being shipped. One bill of lading
80% of the world’s cargo travels along just 20% of the world’s ocean routes. Today, traffic along the busiest lanes is 40% higher than it was just 6 months ago. It
One ripple effect of the COVID-19 lockdowns is that consumers stopped buying “experiences” and instead they bought “goods” – lots of goods. The supply chain for most of these goods relies on containers &
One of the ripple effects of the global pandemic is a strain on supply chains. Today, many of the world’s busiest ports are operating at limited capacity due to staff shortages. At
We recently ran a survey to ask how we could help logistics professionals during this crisis. The results helped us decide to make Terminal49 free for the next couple of months.
One morning last week we woke up to a new world where supply chains were suddenly cool. People wanted to understand why essentials (like toilet paper!) were no longer on the shelves, and
Ever wondered why supply chain visibility seems to always fall short of expectations? What does visibility mean, anyway? And why do most companies still struggle to adopt new technologies that are supposed to help them make more money?
Importers have a world of opportunity within reach but face complicated shipment logistics tied to ever-changing regulations, expectations, and costs. The manual processes for tracking shipments no longer work, given the complex shipping
Terminal49 Shipments Dashboard shows ETAs with changes since departure. Recently, the Port of San Francisco’s new maritime director, Andre Coleman, shared insights about the cargo challenges facing the industry in 2020
As an importer, you face challenges that often stand in the way of capitalizing on new growth opportunities. The last global financial crisis, ongoing changes to regulations across the global business environment, escalating
Terminal 49 Introduces Tracey, a Track and Trace Solution For Importers, Brokers, and Freight Forwarders Track and Trace provides end-to-end visibility on a single platform for effective real-time shipment managementImporters, brokers, and freight
Tracking your shipments through multiple portals and websites creates the obstacle of inconsistencies. Sure, dissimilar track and trace applications can be helpful, but at a cost on your finite resources. Enter: Terminal 49's
Drayage has gone digital! Old news, we know, everyone is tracking & tracing these days. But how can you turn digitization into a competitive advantage?