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Interactive Visual Timeline: Modern Shipping Mergers & Acquisition 

By | on Jan 11, 2018 | Interactive, Freight Industry

Click here to go directly to the interactive timeline.

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The Biggest Stories From the Global Shipping Industry in 2017 (Part 3)

By | on Dec 28, 2017 | Shipping rates, Freight Industry

This is the third part of our series, The Biggest Stories From the Global Shipping Industry in 2017.Click here to read part 1 and part 2.  Improving global economic conditions have resulted in record [...]

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The Biggest Stories From the Global Shipping Industry in 2017 (Part 1)

By | on Dec 20, 2017 | Freight Industry, Market Observations

As we get ready to turn the page of yet another year, it’s always a good idea to look at the events of the past. With the major milestones and benchmarks of 2017 setting the path and pace for the year[...]

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Xeneta Enters Air Freight Market

By | on Dec 14, 2017 | Freight Industry, Company, Air freight

December is turning out to be a great month for us. On behalf of Xeneta, I am happy to announce our entry into the air freight market. This is a major milestone for our team with a prototype already i[...]

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Xeneta Introduces Expert NVO Commercial Team

By | on Dec 05, 2017 | Freight Industry, freight forwading, Company

I am happy to share the news that we have fortified our NVO offering introducing a first-rate NVO Commercial team. We are pleased to bring on board shipping industry experts Paul Mullins, Ronald Plevi[...]

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The New Silk Road: Challenging the Shipping Industry

By | on Nov 09, 2017 | Carriers, Freight Industry, Shipping rates

map source: http://energypost.eu...nge-face-world/ Less than ten years ago, the idea of rail cargo between China and the EU was…bar talk; at best. However in 2016, according to The Economist, in exces[...]

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Will Low Sulfur Shipping Fuel Costs Increase Shipping Rates?

By | on Nov 03, 2017 | Shipping rates, Carriers, Freight Costs, Freight Industry

One of the most important events in the world shipping industry was the International Maritime Organization's October 27th, 2016 announcement formally adopting rules to cut the amount of sulfur allowe[...]

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Terminal Handling Charges (THC) Explained

By | on Oct 17, 2017 | Freight Industry

Terminal Handling Charge, as the name suggests, is a charge levied by a port terminal for the handling of cargo at a specific terminal within a specific port in a specific country.

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Understanding Incoterms (International Commercial Terms)

By | on Oct 10, 2017 | Carriers, Freight Industry, Freight Costs, Shipping Requirements, Supply Chain

The Incoterms® (abbreviation of International commercial terms) rules developed by the  International Chamber of Commerce was created as an industry standard to facilitate international trade and for [...]

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The Box Carriers: Consolidate or Compete?

By | on Sep 04, 2017 | Carriers, Freight Industry

  Only six years ago, in 2011, there were 20 global container lines operating in a very fragmented, often very confusing industry. It’s different today; with Cosco’s takeover of OOCL, the top four car[...]

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