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The Biggest Freight Market Shift in Two Years Is Underway. Are Shippers Ready?

July 27, 2022

Over the last two years, chaos has been the norm for the freight market. So, how can an even bigger...

4 Big Benefits of Choosing a Logistics-Specialised Procurement Platform for Freight Buying

July 8, 2022

If you’re in the market for an eProcurement platform for your logistics procurement team, the sheer...

When Will Ocean Contract Rates Go Down?

June 30, 2022

Ocean spot rates have been dropping since May - but long-term ocean contracts are staying high....

How Does Supply Chain Visibility Enhance Freight Sourcing Agility?

June 7, 2022

The term ‘visibility’ is thrown around a lot in logistics – and for good reason. It’s recognized by...

How to Get the Best Freight Rates in 2022

May 26, 2022

Getting even a small discount on your freight rates can save your company thousands on your busiest...

How is Oil and Gas Volatility Impacting Logistics?

May 13, 2022

Oil and gas prices have seen record lows and eye-watering highs over the last two years. Every...

Are Ocean Freight Rates Falling?

May 5, 2022

Since 2020, freight rates have increased or remained stagnant at all-time highs. So, are freight...

'Procurement', 'Sourcing', 'Tendering' What Do These Logistics Terms Mean?

April 21, 2022

Every industry uses its own language which can sound quite cryptic to people outside the sector....

Why is Investment in Logistics Technology Booming?

April 7, 2022

The last few years in freight procurement have been some of the toughest in the sector’s history....

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