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Stage II for Soget in Jamaica

Soget says that its S)One port community system in Jamaica can now offer maritime import functions. It is the second stage of the system implementation; since implementation in October 2016, it now handles all Jamaica’s announcements and manifests. Over the next few months, all imports, exports and transhipments will be managed through the system in Kingston, followed by all other Jamaican ports and airports.   [+]

Benchmarking firm adds airfreight

Real-time ocean freight rates benchmarking and market intelligence platform Xeneta is to add an air freight offering. The Oslo-based company gathers the latest global shipping data from a community of over 700 leading businesses, covering more than 160,000 port-to-port pairings and over 35 million contracted ... [+]

Fargo strengthens Ipswich team

Transport management software specialist Fargo  Systems has appointed Paul Turland (main picture) as product consultant and Joe Marshall (below) as support analyst to its Ipswich office. Paul Turland  will work closely with customers to ensure they get the most from Fargo’s products,, having previously worked for ... [+]

Neptune takes to the roads

Freight forwarder Geodis has rolled out a new Neptune road transport web portal offering real-time co-ordination of transport activity, reporting and analysis of key performance indicators and document archiving. It allows hauliers and customers to manage all their activities from a single platform, for example ... [+]

Antique trade goes high-tech

The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) is using Descartes Systems Group’s e-Customs and Pentant customs connectivity and import/export inventory control solutions to submit information to HMRC. BADA chief executive Marco Forgione said it would give members legislative clarification, in particular for Temporary Admissions (TA) requirements. ... [+]

Partners hail blockchain success

Logistics technology company Marine Transport International (MTI) and Agility Sciences have released a white paper detailing the deployment of their Container Streams. The project connected supplier, shipper, load point, customs and terminal on a shared blockchain ledger, and has far reaching consequences for the logistics ... [+]

The human cost of automation

Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association UK (WISTA UK) is to host a conference on the growing concerns in logistics about automation, the Internet of Things and how robotics will have an impact on supply chains and the human work environment. It is part of ... [+]

Get up to speed with Brexit in October

Freight software specialist AEB and the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport are inviting trade and supply chain to attend a free conference on global trade compliance, sanctions, trade agreements and Brexit developments. It aims to help businesses to modernise compliance programmes and master today’s and ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]