World trade rides out Trump tariff fears

Global trade has proved resilient and is expected to accelerate in the third quarter of 2018, despite rising trade tensions, said DHL’s latest Global Trade Barometer (GTB), published on 28 June. However, it found that the UK has the least optimistic outlook of all countries included in the barometer, with trade dropping since March. This is attributed to a drop in UK air imports and exports of temperature controlled goods like ... [+]

Accenture streamlines carrier’s cargo service

Accenture is helping Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) roll out a new software solution across its global cargo network as part of its digital transformation. The Accenture Freight and Logistics Software (AFLS) platform will help the carrier improve the quality of its quote-to-book process and integrates all the ... [+]

New DHL index takes the temperature of world trade

DHL has launched an early indicator for the current state and future development of global trade, in partnership with accounting firm Accenture. The DHL Global Trade Barometer is based on import and export data for a number of intermediate and early-cycle commodities that serve as the basis for further industrial production ... [+]

Smooth sailing with Accenture

Accenture has released a new version of the Accenture Ocean Cargo Software to improve billing accuracy and consistency through more streamlined and automated pricing. It includes a detention and demurrage module to help ocean cargo carriers maintain and manage tariffs, negotiations and calculations. It also helps improve rate and surcharge ... [+]

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