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Purchase order management from Cargo-Partner

Logistics information provider cargo-partner is offering a dedicated Purchase Order Management service to help ensure that shipments arrive on time and in full – no matter what transport services are involved. It covers all areas of order and supplier management: from communication with suppliers to efficient transport consolidation, quantity and quality checks as well as data and document management. [+]

Customs controls are coming, warns Descartes expert

The European Commission will impose full customs controls on all imports from and exports to the UK after 29 March in the case of a No Deal scenario, warns Martin Meacock, a director of software firm Descartes. He says that the European Commission has called ... [+]

ASM reveals HMRC’s ‘Hard Brexit’ plans – updated

Freight software firm Agency Sector Management (ASM) says that measures are being put in place to keep freight flowing through Dover in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Predictions of widespread chaos on 29 March were exaggerated, it said. ASM says that HM Revenue and ... [+]

Avantida boosts Maersk efficiency

Maersk Line is to offer “street turn” (empty container triangulation) services in the US and Canada through the Avantida platform. Interchange of containers outside of a marine terminal or yard can increase efficiency but until now have required manual processing but use of the new ... [+]

Get genned up on artificial intelligence

The three-day Annual International Physical Internet Conference (IPIC) in London on 9-11 July will provide an open forum for researchers, industry representatives, government officials and citizens to explore leading edge freight transport and logistics concepts, methodologies, projects, technological advancements and start-up initiatives. Conference topics include ... [+]

Project freight platform opens in Nigeria

The XELLZ project logistics IT platform (pronounced ‘Excels’) is opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria - its seventh local business unit. XELLZ Nigeria will, from the first quarter of 2019, offer services for Project Logistics Management and Control Center to the Nigerian and West African ... [+]

Smart thinking for North-East ports

Five North-East ports have got together to test satellite-based solutions to allow them to become more ‘intelligent’. The Smart Port North East Testbed will bring together the ports of Berwick Blyth, Sunderland, Tyne and Teesport with digital and industry experts, academia, regional authorities to explore ... [+]

iPort Rail chooses Fargo software

The iPort Rail logistics park in Doncaster is using Fargo’s CYMAN and TOPS solutions for its terminal operations. CYMAN, Fargo’s container and yard management software solution for its terminal operations with a real time EDI interface from TOPS, plans road and rail arrivals and ... [+]

It’s time to keep tabs on freight rates, says Xeneta

Oslo-based freight rate specialist Xeneta is advising shippers to keep a close eye on fluctuating ocean and air freight rates due to the ongoing trade war between the US and China. It says that in an unpredictable geopolitical environment, highlighted by last week’s arrest of ... [+]

Xpediator to spearhead online retailer’s expansion, the largest UK-owned digital marketplace, has chosen Xpediator’s EshopWedrop e-commerce delivery solution to manage its customers’ cross border deliveries to nine countries. EshopWedrop is a B2C offering that overlays existing B2B groupage service lines run by Xpediator’s freight forwarding division, Delamode. Since its takeover ... [+]