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FedEx counts the cost of TNT cyber-attack

FedEx revealed further information on the cyber attack that hit its newly acquired TNT subsidiary in June in its annual Form 10-K report for fiscal year 2017 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. It said that the worldwide operations of TNT were significantly affected by Petya virus which was spread through a Ukrainian tax software product. While TNT operations and communications were significantly affected, no data breach or data ... [+]

ASM ready for Brexit

Forwarding software specialist Agency Sector Management (ASM has launched a major upgrade of its Sequoia software including a complete freight management system, from job and shipment management and documentation through to Customs declarations, job costing, and invoicing. ASM says it will avoid the need for data ... [+]

BIFA welcomes Customs fallback

The British International Freight Association has welcomed the news that an electronic back up system that would prevent a catastrophe in the event of a failure by HMRC’s CHIEF computer. BIFA director general, Robert Keen said: “Although the back-up system has been in existence for about ... [+]

EssDocs buys TridentGlobal

Paperless trade specialist essDOCS has acquired TridentGlobal, an export management solution with a customer-base across Australia and the US. TridentGLOBAL  platform offers modules for contract management, shipment management, bookings management, compliance, document management, as well as supply chain management for the metals and minerals, agribusiness, seafood ... [+]

Funding for Freightos

Freightos has raised $25m in funding from investors led by GE Ventures, bringing its total funding to $50m, said the Hong Kong based booking portal. The funds will be used to increase global market penetration and further develop global freight pricing, routing, and sales automation ... [+]

Fargo to give away Grand Prix tickets

Fargo Systems - provider of logistics software to the container haulage industry - will be giving away tickets to the 2017 British Grand Prix at this year’s Multimodal exhibition.  Visit the FSL stand (4002) for a chance to win.  Entrants must complete a short survey ... [+]

Jamaica launches first phase of community system

Network provider SOGET and Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) have launched the pilot phase of S)ONE port community system (PCS), for transshipment. SOGET said the move would dramatically improve the fluidity and security in day-to-day operations. As a major transshipment hub in the Caribbean, Jamaica needed ... [+]

Freightbook offers ratings feature

The Freightbook online forwarders’ network ( has been relaunched with a new customer ratings facility. It also recently introduced v3.0 of its smartphone service allowing forwarders and suppliers to the freight industry find each other quickly on mobile devices. The online directory costs £50 for two ... [+]

Hellmann moves to ASM’s Sequoia

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK is to migrate its perishable product division to ASM’s Sequoia customs clearance platform. It follows a trial period in which feedback from users was universally positive, says the UK-based software company. Hellmann’s business and IS solutions manager, James Darlaston, said:  “Sequoia is ... [+]

BoxTop Technologies

BoxTop Freight Management software is packed with specialist modules to help you coordinate and control your whole business from quotation and sales activities, through multi-modal operational processes, to on-demand management reporting. Our software is designed to appeal to everyone in the organisation, from operations to accounts, ... [+]