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  • Understanding LCL Shipments – VIDEO post

    Understanding LCL Shipments – VIDEO post

    Less than Container Load (LCL) shipments are complex, very complex. With multiple moving parts, LCL shipments can be overwhelming and intimidating, but they do not have to be. Utilizing LCL...

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  • This is the Tesla Semi1:41

    This is the Tesla Semi

    Tesla unveils its big new all-electric truck – the Tesla Semi. Read more http://tcrn.ch/2j1TiJy

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  • Procurement of freight – emerging trends that will hit us by 2020

    Procurement of freight – emerging trends that will hit us by 2020

    Are you overpaying for the procurement of Freight and RFP projects because you have been made to believe that logistics sourcing should take a lot of consultants resources and difficult...

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  • DHL Freight invests in new freight hub in Hanover

    In the future, around 260 employees will take care of day-to-day scheduling and consolidation for the company's European freight network from the new site.

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  • At Long Last Ocean Freight Rates Are Rising. Freight Rate Update W45

    At Long Last Ocean Freight Rates Are Rising. Freight Rate Update W45

    At Long Last Ocean Freight Rates Are Rising Freight Rate Update Wk 45 By John Edmonds, Research & Marketing, Freightos A Tale Of Two Cities, But At Long Last Ocean Freight Rates Are...

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  • Ocean carrier reliability, which shipping line tops the chart?

    Ocean carrier reliability, which shipping line tops the chart?

    Across all carriers, reliability on the trade improved by 4.3 percentage points, compared with the second quarter, and reached 80.8%.

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  • 3 Useful Tips From Experts In LTL Tenders

    3 Useful Tips From Experts In LTL Tenders

    Tendering your Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) freight is often a sensitive exercise for companies. First, it is time-consuming. But moreover, the results of the tender strongly depend on a solid...

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  • ControlPay Training University program to the next level!

    ControlPay Training University program to the next level!

    Following our good tradition of awarding the best employees, ControlPay conducted the next developmental and motivational 'Training University program' on the 19-20th of October, nearby Lviv.

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  • 10 Fintech opportunities for sound financial management | Featured |

    This infographic highlights 10 feasible solutions to ensure a healthy financial process.

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  • Freight tender process: Modern solutions versus legacy tools

    Freight tender process: Modern solutions versus legacy tools

    What is the difference between old and new technology in logistics sourcing and procurement? How does it affect the freight tender process? The time of tendering freight and logistics via... The...

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  • What online retailers need to know when exporting to Switzerland

    What online retailers need to know when exporting to Switzerland

    Switzerland is a very interesting market for online retailers looking to expand their ecommerce business. It’s an wealthy and online savvy market, while Swiss consumers love to buy from...

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  • Reduce LTL shipping costs with this LTL Accessorial Infographic (Guest post)

    Reduce LTL shipping costs with this LTL Accessorial Infographic (Guest post)

    Third-party logistics (3PL) provider Unyson recently created a guide to common LTL accessorial fees.  This guide defines each fee and how to avoid these extra costs! Since carriers have almost no...

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  • The 5 major pitfalls when purchasing transport services

    The 5 major pitfalls when purchasing transport services

    With a transport tender, a lot can go wrong. Together with Stan La Haye of Logistics Consultancy firm Chainalytics, we put the five key points in a row.  Transportation Rates... The post The 5...

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  • What Are the Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

    What Are the Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

    Shippers face many challenges in successfully delivering products to end-users, and last mile logistics will be a core focus of change in the coming months. Consumer demands and expectations are...

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  • Globalization Is Alive and Kicking

    Globalization Is Alive and Kicking

    We are still moving toward – and not away from – a truly global economy. Peter Holmes | University of Sussex Michael Gasiorek | University of Sussex It’s commonplace to emphasize that we are now...

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  • Building Up Your Cyber Defenses

    Building Up Your Cyber Defenses

    Are you equipped to handle unprecedented cyberattacks? Here’s how to assess your readiness. Dave Zamsky | UPS Cybersecurity breaches and cybercrime create some of the most pervasive problems in...

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  • 10 Tips for Transportation Sourcing

    10 Tips for Transportation Sourcing

    Follow these best practices to cut costs and avoid mistakes when choosing modes and carriers. Ask any logistics veteran to talk about mistakes they’ve seen when selecting transportation modes and...

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  • Careful! 4 focus areas of a Chemical Logistics RFQ

    Careful! 4 focus areas of a Chemical Logistics RFQ

    If you are a chemical company seeking third-party logistics support, you’ll want to do a careful evaluation. Typically, running a freight tender is the most preferred road to gain market...

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  • Report: Reefer container outlook strong, while specialised vessels on the decline

    Report: Reefer container outlook strong, while specialised vessels on the decline

    Containerships are set to control 85% of the reefer market by 2021, up from the current 79%, according to a report published by British consultants Drewry.

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  • Spot Shipments - Trans-Pacific rates declined as result of 'extra­loader' vessels

    Spot Shipments - Trans-Pacific rates declined as result of 'extra­loader' vessels

    Spot rates in the eastbound Pacific declined 7 percent to the East Coast and 6 percent to the West Coast this week as deployment of “extra­loader” vessels offset peak­season volumes.

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  • Freight forwarding global Market share (Chart)

    Freight forwarding global Market share (Chart)

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  • Air freight demand stays strong into the second half, alongside rising yield trend

    Air freight demand stays strong into the second half, alongside rising yield trend

    Air cargo yields have risen at their fastest annual pace since 2010, rising 7.9% in July. In fact, IATA’s latest cargo chartbook shows that – as expected – air freight demand has continued strong...

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  • The New Shipping Alliances Infographic

    The New Shipping Alliances Infographic

    As of April 1st 2017, there are just three global shipping alliances: “2M”, “The Alliance” and “Ocean Alliance” “2M” – Maersk and MSC have a combined capacity of about 6 million TEUs, and that’s...

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  • 30 Days Timelapse at Sea | 4K | Through Thunderstorms, Torrential Rain & Busy Traffic10:01

    30 Days Timelapse at Sea | 4K | Through Thunderstorms, Torrential Rain & Busy Traffic

    30 Days of Timelapse, about 80,000 photos combined. 1500GB of Project files. Sailing in the open ocean is a unique feeling and experience.I hope to capture and share it for everyone to see. Route wa

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  • 48 Percent Growth in Parcel Volume since 2014

    48 Percent Growth in Parcel Volume since 2014

    Pitney Bowes recently unveiled its second-ever ParcelShipping Index, revealing a 48 percent growth in parcel volume over the past two years

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  • Gartner includes ControlPay as Leading global Freight Payment provider

    Gartner includes ControlPay as Leading global Freight Payment provider

    ControlPay BV. Global Freight Audit is listed in Gartner annual Market Guide for Freight Payment as a Leading global Freight Payment provider

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  • The 100 leading US 3PLs

    The 100 leading US 3PLs

    It’s a measure of the quickly growing/changing/evolving global marketplace that arguably the most critical industry serving it, third party logistic providers (3PLs), continues to grow, change and...

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  • Og3ne shine a light on Tulsun's Children of the Sun-project

    Og3ne shine a light on Tulsun's Children of the Sun-project

    OG3NE brightened up the already colorful "Children Of The Sun" charity event organized by the TulSun Foundation.

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  • Kuehne + Nagel expands its state-of-the-art logistics facility in Geel, Belgium

    Kuehne + Nagel expands its state-of-the-art logistics facility in Geel, Belgium

    Antwerp / BE – September 11, 2017 – With the extension of the logistics facility in Geel, Kuehne + Nagel will offer an expanded service portfolio especially to customers from the FMCG and pharma &...

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  • Transportunternehmen: 5 Angewohnheiten die die Verwaltung von Ausschreibungen verbessert

    Transportunternehmen: 5 Angewohnheiten die die Verwaltung von Ausschreibungen verbessert

    5 tipps um die verwaltung der ausschreibungen bei spediteuren zu verbessern In diesem Artikel möchten wir 5 Tipps teilen, die Spediteuren und Logistikdienstleister helfen werden Ihre Chancen zu...

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  • Ocean transport procurement advised to review procurement strategy

    Ocean transport procurement advised to review procurement strategy

    Professionals involved in ocean transport procurement are forced to take a critical view on their current procurement strategy. Drewry is advising shippers to rethink their procurement strategy...

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  • The impact of poorly managed sourcing events

    The impact of poorly managed sourcing events

    Companies are increasingly taking their freight rates seriously, and so they should! As a result, we regularly tender rates in the logistics. But are you nailing it, or failing it?... The post The...

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  • Shipping Demurrage and Detention Charges Explained

    Shipping Demurrage and Detention Charges Explained

    First things first – What is demurrage? The basic definition of demurrage is simple – a fee leveraged on cargo that stays at a terminal too long. Port officials (as well as railroad and airport...

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  • ControlPay Global Freight Audit launches Training University

    ControlPay Global Freight Audit launches Training University

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  • LTL Rates: Why they Are Changing And What To Expect!

    LTL Rates: Why they Are Changing And What To Expect!

    If you’ve been in transportation or logistics for any length of time, you already know that nothing stays the same for long. Recent less than truckload (LTL) rates and capacity levels have been...

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  • 10 Gründe warum so wenig Spediteure an Ihrer Ausschreibung teilnehmen

    10 Gründe warum so wenig Spediteure an Ihrer Ausschreibung teilnehmen

    Zeit ein echtes Problem zu lösen: Spediteure werden von fehlerhaften Ausschreibungen und Kostenvoranschlags-Anfragen, bei denen Informationen, klare Anweisungen und normale Preisstrukturen fehlen,...

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  • 10 things that make your procurement process terrible and less effective

    10 things that make your procurement process terrible and less effective

    In this blog, we examine areas of improvement inside the Logistics Procurement process. It is obvious that the industry is making rapid steps and therefore we shine our light on... The post 10...

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  • 5 Freight Audit and Payment case studies

    5 Freight Audit and Payment case studies

    5 Freight Audit and Payment case studies 5 freight audit case studies I ControlPay Global Freight Audit & Payment About Freight Audit Business cases Freight Audit is a strategic...

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  • Swiss Army Knife of Freight Audit

    Swiss Army Knife of Freight Audit

    Infographic showing the unique Freight Audit & Payment capabilities and connected extra tools of ControlPay Global Freight Audit & Payment. For more information, please visit: www.controlpay.com

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  • What is Freight Audit and how can it help me save money?

    What is Freight Audit and how can it help me save money?

    There's more than one way to skin a cat when looking at controlling logistics costs and optimizing transportation management. Carefully controlling your shipping invoices is one of those methods, whet

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  • Food Logistics: Diverse partners play key roles in domestic distribution

    Food Logistics: Diverse partners play key roles in domestic distribution

    While Amazon’s recent bid to purchase Whole Foods made mainstream headlines, the e-commerce giant will still need to adhere to time-tested realities. Any way you slice it, the integrated U.S. cold...

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  • DHL launches online transport marketplace

    DHL launches online transport marketplace

    DHL has launched its digital freight platform, Saloodo!, in the UK, offering transport services within the UK, as well as from the continent to the UK and vice versa. The online marketplace, which...

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  • 10 tips to pick the right Airfreight Forwarder

    10 tips to pick the right Airfreight Forwarder

    In a global supply chain, timing and visibility are critical. So is selecting the best freight forwarder. Vito Losurdo, vice president of global airfreight services at UPS, offers the following...

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  • The Amazing Supply Chain of a Cup of Tea

    The Amazing Supply Chain of a Cup of Tea

    One of the most popular blog posts on this site provides a detailed account of the amazing supply chain of coffee, but as the morning ritual of a girl from…

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  • Mapping the Knowledge Supply Chain

    Mapping the Knowledge Supply Chain

    When I write about supply chains, I think readers naturally envision product and/or material supply chains. In a physical supply chain, raw materials are processed or refined and made into…

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  • The Impact of Electric Vehicles on Automotive Logistics

    The Impact of Electric Vehicles on Automotive Logistics

    On July 7th, 2017 production began on Tesla’s new $35,000 Model 3 sedan. This puts the new model at a significantly lower price level than its predecessors, with the Model…

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  • How To Excel In Your Freight Rate Negotiation

    How To Excel In Your Freight Rate Negotiation

    Getting a grip on the art of negotiating your ocean shipping rates is an important part of your job and the company’s bottom line. Whichever form these negotiations take – either as a direct...

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  • Tony Robbins has a simple rule he recommends all managers should follow

    Tony Robbins has a simple rule he recommends all managers should follow

    The performance coach explains how to turn your team from followers to collaborators.

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  • 10 Cs of Supplier Evaluation

    10 Cs of Supplier Evaluation

    1.Competency First, look at how competent this supplier is. Make a thorough assessment of the supplier’s capabilities measured against your needs, but then also look at what other customers think....

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  • Top 10 Countries with Best Logistics Performance

    Top 10 Countries with Best Logistics Performance

    Every few years the World Bank reviews logistics performance of 160 countries. The review allows competitive comparison to be made between all the countries and highlight their strong and weak...

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  • Irpin schoolkids trained by Dutch athletes! - TULSUN FOUNDATION2:16

    Irpin schoolkids trained by Dutch athletes! - TULSUN FOUNDATION

    Ukrainian athletes take on the experience of the stars of the Olympic Games. In the Irpin Children and Youth Sport School there are master classes on volleyball. They are held by the players of the Ne

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  • Diese sind die Gründe eine professionelle Frachtbeschaffungsplattform zu nutzen um Ihre Ausschreibungen zu erstellen

    Diese sind die Gründe eine professionelle Frachtbeschaffungsplattform zu nutzen um Ihre Ausschreibungen zu erstellen

    Normalerweise teilen Unternehmen ihre spezifischen Anforderungen mit Spediteuren um diese zu benachrichtigen aber auch um Dienstleistungen und deren Kosten zu erfahren, die letztendlich zu ihnen...

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  • The 5 R’s of Reverse Logistics (Infographic)

    The 5 R’s of Reverse Logistics (Infographic)

    Growing E-commerce demands and a fast-rising amount of online shoppers forces companies and logistics service providers to adapt or die. Here is a great infographic by UPS, showing the 5 R’s of...

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  • 3 bold statements that will change your freight procurement approach

    3 bold statements that will change your freight procurement approach

    This blog is addressed to all professionals involved with logistics tendering and procurement. Whether you are a pricing analyst, global procurement manager or data analyst, this is important!...

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  • How logistics service providers can stand out in a tender

    How logistics service providers can stand out in a tender

    What sets you apart from your competitors? It’s a simple question that logistics service providers are usually urged to answer during a tender process. They cannot fall back on the standard “our...

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  • The value of Freight Auditing

    The value of Freight Auditing

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  • The complete Glossary of Logistics &  Supply Chain Terms

    The complete Glossary of Logistics & Supply Chain Terms

    Struggling with logistics terms? Use the following link to access the full glossary of transportation, logistics, supply chain, and international trade terms help. Original Source: Inbound Logistics’

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  • Tender Manager: Why you should listen to carrier complaints!

    Tender Manager: Why you should listen to carrier complaints!

    The biggest complaint of suppliers and carriers when it comes to freight tenders? The huge amount they receive every year. Over and over again! Shippers often move the same freight... The post...

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  • Top 50 global 3PL companies

    Top 50 global 3PL companies

    Here is a brand-new list, showing the 50 largest 3PL companies globally. Enjoy, and don't forget to share!

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  • Why the lack of common rate card structure causes confusion and frustration

    Why the lack of common rate card structure causes confusion and frustration

    Cloud-based freight procurement blog   There is no reason why freight tendering should be difficult or complex. Often it is made complex as there is no alignment between the Tender... The post Why...

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  • Gearing Up for 21st Century Supply Chains

    Gearing Up for 21st Century Supply Chains

    Intuitive networks hold great potential for businesses — if they seize the opportunity. Juan Perez | UPS The way we move goods has never been static. In the 1940s, innovation meant streamlining...

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  • The art of tendering: Negotiation versus technology

    The art of tendering: Negotiation versus technology

    Freight Tenders or freight RFQ’s are an integral part of shipping and logistics for the carriers, shippers and freight forwarders. With complexity on the uprise, what is really making a... The...

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  • European Logistics Supply Chain events 2017 Q2-Q4

    European Logistics Supply Chain events 2017 Q2-Q4

    What are the most important European Logistics and Supply Chain events remaining on the calendar of 2017?

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  • Freight Forwarders:  5 Habits That Will Improve Tender Management

    Freight Forwarders: 5 Habits That Will Improve Tender Management

    5 Tips to Improve freight forwarders Tender Management In this article, we share 5 tips to help freight forwarders and Logistics service providers maximize their odds when competing in...

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  • 5 reasons why Shippers should stop running freight tenders without a procurement tool

    5 reasons why Shippers should stop running freight tenders without a procurement tool

    Nowadays there is software for everything and also the logistics industry is seeing many changes in availability of applications and platforms that make life easier for shippers and carriers.

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  • Top 50 Air Freight Forwarders

    Top 50 Air Freight Forwarders

    We continue our top 50-series with the 50 largest air freight forwarders of 2016.

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  • Top 50 Ocean Freight Forwarders

    Top 50 Ocean Freight Forwarders

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  • 5 einfache Tipps zur elektronischen Frachtausschreibung die Spediteure teilen sollten

    5 einfache Tipps zur elektronischen Frachtausschreibung die Spediteure teilen sollten

    TenderTool Freight Sourcing teilt 5 einfache Tipps – elektronischen Frachtausschreibung   1. Um die richtigen Transportunternehmen einzuladen, müssen diese genau wissen, was Sie von ihnen...

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  • Easy Freight Tendering for carriers - TenderTool Freight Sourcing1:11

    Easy Freight Tendering for carriers - TenderTool Freight Sourcing

    Many carriers are quite frustrated with the tools they have to work with for freight tender responses. At @TenderTool we understand that very well and have made our tool as easy as possible. Watch thi

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  • Welcome to the first tender knowledge center for logistics

    Welcome to the first tender knowledge center for logistics

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  • Tackling the global tender burden for carriers and forwarders

    Tackling the global tender burden for carriers and forwarders

    Carriers and freight forwarders often struggle with a large amount of freight RFP / RFQ invitations that are being send out by shippers. Main reason for this are the legacy... The post Tackling...

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  • Freight Auditing: How are companies performing?

    Freight Auditing: How are companies performing?

    Freight Auditing: How are companies performing? Managing shipping costs is a hot potato in logistics nowadays. Indeed, it is increasingly becoming the number one priority for a...

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  • LTL Transportation: 7 quick tips to save money

    LTL Transportation: 7 quick tips to save money

    LTL Transportation - TenderTool Freight Sourcing   Less-than-truckload freight is for many companies a tricky and challenging part of transportation. Therefore, shipping LTL requires special...

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  • ControlPay Freight Audit successfully passes ISAE 3402 type II review

    ControlPay Freight Audit successfully passes ISAE 3402 type II review

    ControlPay Freight Audit successfully passes ISAE 3402 type II review     Global Freight Audit and Payment Provider ControlPay has has successfully passed the ISAE 3402 Type II...

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  • Wie man in drei Schritten das richtige Transportunternehmen finden kann

    Wie man in drei Schritten das richtige Transportunternehmen finden kann

    Gesucht: Transportunternehmen warten darauf von Firmen zu einer elektronischen Frachtausschreibung eingeladen zu werden, zu denen sie keinen Kontakt hatten.Ich weiß nicht ob Sie viele finden...

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  • Top 25: Global Freight Forwarders

    Top 25: Global Freight Forwarders

    Ranked by 2015 Logistics Gross Revenue/Turnover and Freight Forwarding Volumes.

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  • ControlPay Freight Audit received ISO 9001 and 27001 certifications

    ControlPay Freight Audit received ISO 9001 and 27001 certifications

    ControlPay Freight Audit received ISO 9001 and 27001 certifications Kyiv, February 23-2017 - ControlPay Global Freight Audit proudly announces to have received the ISO 9001:2015 and...

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  • Transportausschreibungen: Wie man 90% der Zeit sparen kann

    Transportausschreibungen: Wie man 90% der Zeit sparen kann

    Blog über Transportausschreibungen | TenderTool Eine Frachtausschreibung auf die Beine zu stellen ist ein zeitaufwendiges und teures Unternehmen für alle beteiligten Parteien. Für Spediteure...

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  • Gammele logistiek nekt Blokker

    Gammele logistiek nekt Blokker

    Het rommelt bij Blokker. De winkelketen lijdt miljoenenverlies. Binnen de directie is onenigheid en de logistieke operatie verloopt allesbehalve soepel.

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  • Avoid these 8 deforestation traps in your supply chain

    Avoid these 8 deforestation traps in your supply chain

    A narrow focus on avoiding deforestation may mean ignoring pollution, water stewardship, labor rights, social equity and other sustainability issues.

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  • Wie man eine Frachtausschreibung mit wenigen Klicks erstellt

    Wie man eine Frachtausschreibung mit wenigen Klicks erstellt

    TenderTool Frachtausschreibung VIDEO – Cloudbasiertes Video-Management von Frachtausschreibungen. Willkommen bei TenderTool Frachtausschreibungen. In diesem Beitrag, werden wir das erste Mal durch...

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  • 5 mega-trends that will reshape Logistics and Transportation [VIDEO]

    5 mega-trends that will reshape Logistics and Transportation [VIDEO]

    The five most influential trends for the Supply Chain industry 2030.

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  • Cold Chain Market: Global Snapshot by 2020

    Cold Chain Market: Global Snapshot by 2020

    After the economic slowdown in 2010, many big players increased their investment in the frozen food industry.

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  • 5 Freight Audit and Payment case studies

    5 Freight Audit and Payment case studies

    5 Freight Audit and Payment case studies 5 freight audit case studies I ControlPay Global Freight Audit & Payment About Freight Audit Business cases Freight Audit is a strategic...

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  • From Amsterdam to Paris in 30 minutes with the Hyperloop2:13

    From Amsterdam to Paris in 30 minutes with the Hyperloop

    Hyperloop – Part 3 of a series of articles about innovations that may influence the future of the port and the transport sector. www.portofrotterdam.com/50years https://www.portofrotterdam.com Follo

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  • Freight Audit and Payment Trend Report 2016

    Freight Audit and Payment Trend Report 2016

    Freight Audit and Payment Trend Report 2016 ControlPay Global Freight Audit takes you along for a ride around this years freight Audit & Payment trends.  What is changing in the...

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  • How Freight Audit data drives sourcing & procurement

    How Freight Audit data drives sourcing & procurement

    How Freight Audit data drives sourcing & procurement The procurement function in many companies has been strongly growing over the last decade and one of the very important pillars is...

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  • Freight Audit: 6 must-have values [infographic]

    Freight Audit: 6 must-have values [infographic]

    6 critical freight audit values that your (global) provider should deliver. ControlPay Global Freight Audit and Payment Provider.

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  • Freight Auditing: 3 golden tips for creating a RFP

    Freight Auditing: 3 golden tips for creating a RFP

    Freight Auditing: 3 golden tips for creating a RFP This blog about freight bill auditing is not to help you finding the cheapest or the best supplier. It is not to convince anybody...

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  • Procurement Logistics: What Is It & Where Do Logistics Providers Fit In?

    Procurement Logistics: What Is It & Where Do Logistics Providers Fit In?

    Many different terms, such as less-than-truckload (LTL), procurement and transportation management, describe supply chain management processes. In some cases, these conditions may be applied to...

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  • The 10 best practices in Freight Audit

    The 10 best practices in Freight Audit

    The 10 best practices in Freight Audit Freight Audit & Payment: The 10 best practices Freight Audit & Payment is increasingly becoming a commodity in the global Transportation...

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  • 5 Ways TenderTool will simplify your freight tenders

    5 Ways TenderTool will simplify your freight tenders

    Learn how TenderTool Freight Sourcing makes your freight tender process easier with these 5 amazing key elements. TenderTool brings freight tenders to the cloud. learn more: www.tendertool.com

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  •  Top 10 pharmaceutical companies in 2016

    Top 10 pharmaceutical companies in 2016

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  • The 10 best practices in Freight Audit

    The 10 best practices in Freight Audit

    Freight Audit has a lot to offer. However, it is a deceptive term as the name does not cover its’ promises and deliverables.

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  • Swiss Army Knife of Freight Audit

    Swiss Army Knife of Freight Audit

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  • Freight Auditing and Logistics Visibility: Cost to Serve

    Freight Auditing and Logistics Visibility: Cost to Serve

    With Logistics Visibility set as one of the main focus points for transportation management for the coming years, many companies are demanding the ability to report...

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  • Pharmaceuticals, a growing segment of temperature controlled logistics

    Pharmaceuticals, a growing segment of temperature controlled logistics

    Global pharmaceutical sales are forecast to reach $1.3 trillion in a couple of years, and, by 2018, emerging countries including China, India, Brazil, Russia, and Mexico are expected to account...

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  • Six Ways to Healthcare Supply Chain Success

    Six Ways to Healthcare Supply Chain Success

    A set of core traits can align your supply chain with the demands of the healthcare industry. Shoshanah Cohen | Stanford University Minimizing inventory and improving efficiency — that’s how...

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  • Global Cold Chain To Grow 7% Annually Through 2020

    Global Cold Chain To Grow 7% Annually Through 2020

    The high growth potential in emerging markets and untapped regions provides new growth opportunities for market players.

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  • 5 key elements that will simplify your freight tenders

    5 key elements that will simplify your freight tenders

    Freight Tender Platform   Running a Freight tender…like we have pointed out in our previous two posts, managing a freight tender is simply put not an easy job. So how... The post 5 key elements...

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  • 5 High-Tech Trends Reshaping Healthcare

    5 High-Tech Trends Reshaping Healthcare

    Technology is giving new meaning to modern medicine. From wearables to the cloud, technology innovations are attempting to disrupt an industry with plenty of hurdles to overcome as it is.

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  • Strategic Freight Audit Infographic

    Strategic Freight Audit Infographic

    Follow the steps and discover how strategic your FAP approach is!

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  • How to get rid of 5 spot rate management issues

    How to get rid of 5 spot rate management issues

    Spending hours on the phone or managing a large stream of emails to carriers and logistics companies is not the only problem many...

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  • ControlPay Spot Shipment Solution

    ControlPay Spot Shipment Solution

    How can shippers deal with spot shipments and spot rates in a structured, secure and transparent way and create a solid system to approach spot rate management? ControlPay's web-based spot shipment s

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    The good, the bad and the ugly of in-house Freight Audit

    INFOGRAPHIC | Freight Audit & Freight Payment is a task often outsourced to a third-party provider. Because of the typical complex nature of shipping and transportation, freight invoices (sometimes ca

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    Freight audit and payment strategy for global companies

    2 Pager download - Large multinationals often prefer 1 single solution globally in the search for a freight audit and payment provider. It is a trend you see with...

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    The making of ControlPay - United for Ukraine

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    Cold Chain Packaging Trends

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  • How Freight Audit data drives sourcing & procurement

    How Freight Audit data drives sourcing & procurement

    The procurement function in many companies has been strongly growing over the last decade and one of the very important pillars is that process must be followed....

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  • Transportation Audit: the good, the bad and the ugly

    Transportation Audit: the good, the bad and the ugly

    INFOGRAPHIC | Today we take a three-dimensional approach to evaluate the in-house process of a Transportation Audit

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    Common parcel freight invoices mistakes

    Learn more about the complexity of parcel freight billing in this blog and how to eliminate parcel invoice errors using a Freight Audit solution. Many companies save up to 5% of their parcel freight s

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  • Freight payment: 10 freight invoice facts everyone should know

    Freight payment: 10 freight invoice facts everyone should know

    In this blog we created an infographic to take a closer look at 10 important freight invoice facts.

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  • Reducing Transportation costs: Dimensional pricing

    Reducing Transportation costs: Dimensional pricing

    In 2015, parcel carriers UPS and FedEx changed to dimensional (DIM) weight pricing for ALL packages. In this blog we take a look at the implications of this change...

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  • How global shippers can reduce parcel freight costs

    How global shippers can reduce parcel freight costs

    Controlling parcel shipping costs is undeniably the hot ticket in todays logistics and supply chain environment. www.controlpay.com

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  • The ultimate logistics & supply chain resource guide

    The ultimate logistics & supply chain resource guide

    Over a 100 resource links for logistics and supply chain professionals.

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  • The anatomy of a freight invoice

    The anatomy of a freight invoice

    In the light of providing you with freight audit & payment insights, we continue our series regarding the possible errors on your freight invoice.

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  • A day in the life of a freight auditor

    A day in the life of a freight auditor

    "We achieve cost savings and visibility in the complex logistics processes of our customers."

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  • 5 effective ways to reduce parcel shipping costs

    5 effective ways to reduce parcel shipping costs

    5 quick and useful tips for shippers considering parcel transportation cost control.

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  • How Freight Audit Reduces Your Freight Spend

    How Freight Audit Reduces Your Freight Spend

    Hard savings, efficient processes and correct transportation data.

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  • Inside Europe's largest Freight Audit provider

    Inside Europe's largest Freight Audit provider

    ControlPay was founded in 2002 by a team of European logistics veterans. Our main is to support multinationals in their endeavors for control of and insights in logistics costs.

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    Japanese carriers may need to rationalise merged box fleet as new ships arrive

    K Line has received the 13,900 teu Milano Bridge, the first of five sister ships to be delivered this year from the Hiroshima yard of Japan’s Imabari Shipbuilding. The container businesses of...

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  • Etihad pulls A330F fleet as US adds new security rules for Middle East airlines

    Etihad pulls A330F fleet as US adds new security rules for Middle East airlines

    Etihad has pulled its entire A330 freighter fleet from service and placed the aircraft in storage, in what is likely to be part of a company-wide restructuring plan. Removing the five A330-200Fs –...

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  • Global shipping industry failing to fill the gender pay gap

    Global shipping industry failing to fill the gender pay gap

    Ethical and moral standards notwithstanding, companies boasting mixed boards can boast higher profits. Sadly, according to a study conducted by HR Consulting, the global shipping sector seems to...

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  • PHOTOBLOG: BIFA 2018 Freight Service Awards

    PHOTOBLOG: BIFA 2018 Freight Service Awards

    Last week the great and good of the UK freight forwarding industry came to together to celebrate the best of the business at the British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) annual Freight...

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  • Some 40% of US DoT workers furloughed in government shutdown

    Some 40% of US DoT workers furloughed in government shutdown

    Nearly 40% of US Department of Transportation workers have been furloughed in the US government shutdown. While staff upholding safety will continue in their jobs,  some administrative duties will...

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  • Leveraging logistics to forecast trade trends

    Leveraging logistics to forecast trade trends

    DHL Global Forwarding top dog Tim Scharwarth has taken time out to advocate the use of big data and predictive analytics in the logistics sector. Mr Scharwarth says utilising these tools can...

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  • Innovation is nothing without distribution – Amazon’s new automated stores

    Innovation is nothing without distribution – Amazon’s new automated stores

    Amazon has “thrown open” the doors of its first bricks and mortar store, Seattle’s Amazon Go. The Next Web reports that the opening comes more than a year after the retailer announced it was...

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  • Heathrow names Chris Garton new chief operating officer

    Heathrow names Chris Garton new chief operating officer

    Heathrow has appointed Chris Garton as chief operating officer (COO). He replaces Derek Provan who has held the role on an interim basis since September. He will take over as chief executive of...

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  • Raju Dhanhoa appointed as operations manager at ReBound

    Raju Dhanhoa appointed as operations manager at ReBound

    Global returns management platform ReBOUND has hired Raju Dhanhoa (pictured above) as operations director, following strong growth and an expansion of its services in Russia. Mr Dhanhoa joins from...

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  • Astrata launches VanLinc™ for intelligent LCV fleet management

    Astrata launches VanLinc™ for intelligent LCV fleet management

    Eindhoven – The Netherlands: After more than 25 years developing high-end telematics software for the HGV industry globally, Astrata is now bringing its expertise to benefit the European LCV...

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  • Port of Southampton to lose call by Maersk/MSC Asia-Europe service

    Port of Southampton to lose call by Maersk/MSC Asia-Europe service

    The 2M alliance of Maersk and MSC is to leave the UK port of Southampton. It has announced it will drop the call at the country’s second largest container gateway by the Asia-Europe AE1/Shogun...

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  • ‘Big three’ express firms may get a run for their money from more savvy rivals

    ‘Big three’ express firms may get a run for their money from more savvy rivals

    The ‘big three’ express parcel companies, UPS, FedEx and DHL, are not as immune to disruption as the market believes, according to the latest report by Transport Intelligence (Ti), Total Logistics...

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  • Asia-Europe box carriers pessimistic over post-Chinese New Year demand

    Asia-Europe box carriers pessimistic over post-Chinese New Year demand

    Hapag-Lloyd has announced it will reduce its FAK (freight all kinds) rates between Asia and North Europe from 1 February, and the Ocean Alliance is to void three more sailings, due to “expected...

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  • Q4 one to forget for US rail operator CSX, but Canada’s CPR breaks records

    Q4 one to forget for US rail operator CSX, but Canada’s CPR breaks records

    The closing quarter of 2017 will be one to forget for US rail operator CSX: the untimely death of chief executive Hunter Harrison coinciding with declining intermodal volumes. Volumes for the...

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  • Global Ship Lease eyes new ships and acquisitions after round of debt financing

    Global Ship Lease eyes new ships and acquisitions after round of debt financing

    Non-operating containership owner Global Ship Lease (GSL) is eyeing merger and acquisition activity after a recent round of debt financing. In October, the New York stock exchange-listed...

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  • Nusrat Ghani appointed new UK minister for ports

    Nusrat Ghani appointed new UK minister for ports

    The UK Department for Transport has confirmed that MP Nusrat Ghani will have responsibility for ports as parliamentary under secretary of state for transport. The appointment of the new minister...

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  • Wan Hai Lines to launch Japan Express Service to Singapore and Malaysia

    Wan Hai Lines to launch Japan Express Service to Singapore and Malaysia

    Wan Hai Lines is pleased to announce a Japan Express service to Singapore and Malaysia. This service to be named New Super I (NS1) Service and is operating jointly with Interasia Lines. The post...

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  • ​​OOCL christens the last in series of ‘G-Class’ containerships

    ​​OOCL christens the last in series of ‘G-Class’ containerships

    OOCL is proud to announce that the sixth and last in our latest series of 21,413 teu containerships was christened at a ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard on Geoje island...

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  • Ocean Network Express cleared for April launch as last regulatory barrier is cleared

    Ocean Network Express cleared for April launch as last regulatory barrier is cleared

    South Africa’s competition watchdog has approved the merger of three Japanese container shipping lines, NYK, MOL and K Line, as the Ocean Network Express. The  tribunal rejected the merger last...

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  • IATA to review air cargo load factor calculations after Project Selfie revelations

    IATA to review air cargo load factor calculations after Project Selfie revelations

    A 27% relative discrepancy in the way aircraft load factors are calculated is a “terrible miss” for the industry, it was claimed today. Last year’s Project Selfie, which re-examined the way load...

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