Posts tagged with ‘ocean shipping’

  • Business - Transportation
    Ocean Carrier Alliances Part 1: New Carrier Alliances in 2017

    Ocean Carrier Alliances Part 1: New Carrier Alliances in 2017

    - by Transplace

    While the changing atmosphere of ocean carrier alliances for containerized cargo isn’t something new, it’s certainly top of mind for many shippers and carriers alike thanks to a tumultuous last few years. In our recent Shipper Symposium Series Webinar, I discussed these alliances and what they mean for the industry – and in part one of this two-part blog post series, I’ll share what the ocean container industry has looked like over the past ten years and share which global ocean carriers have recently partnered.

  • International Logistics
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    July SOLAS Mandates: What You Need to Know

    - by Transplace

    On July 1, 2016, a number of key ocean shipping mandates from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will go into effect. Most countries and ocean carriers participate in the IMO, and therefore have agreed to follow the requirements, which fall under the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Act. These new mandates will bring about some challenges for shippers as they make the necessary operational changes to comply and properly report the weight of their ocean cargo.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 28th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    As we enter the third month of 2016, the old saying, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb,” is definitely fitting if you’re located in the Midwest. And we’re sure folks on the East Coast are also ready for some more spring-like weather. As we’re counting down the days until spring, this week’s TIP List is helping us pass the time – featuring trends across a variety of domestic and international regions. Check out what topics are heating up below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 14th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Having just observed Presidents’ Day, we’ve been thinking about visionary leaders, especially with the 2016 presidential hopefuls moving their campaigning into high gear. But we’re going to keep our primary focus on the hot issues and promising developments in transportation and logistics. Leading candidates featured in this week’s TIP List include revised weight verification requirements and revamped trade laws, among others.

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