Niche wins for container shippers — Navigate B2B

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Global Supply Chain Week has come and gone, but on this episode of Navigate B2B, host Steve Ferreira looks back at his favorite interview moments. Ferreira is CEO of Ocean Audit and had a large presence during the last three days of GSCW, which focused on global maritime shipping. 

With ocean contracting season coming up, Ferreira wondered if shippers should assume a “brace” and “hard landing,” lose-lose proposition. Or should they deftly network to intelligent partnerships and opportunities...

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Making yourself different from the competition — Put That Coffee Down

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Standing out is essential to making sales and on this episode of Put That Coffee Down, Kevin Hill talked with co-host Nicole Glenn about ways to make your sales game unique.

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Glenn is...

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Highlighting ocean trade — #WithSONAR

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The #WithSONAR podcast typically focuses on over-the-road logistics operations, but on this episode, Luke Falasca and Kyle Taylor zero in on the facets of the data network that monitor ocean shipping conditions. 

“Eighty-five percent of truckload freight comes from a port, so [ocean freight] becomes the first domino to fall when disruption starts to occur in the trucking market,” said Taylor. He added that container shippers are the main control of capacity levels since those shippers deal with...

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Mitigating hot markets — Midday Market Update

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On this episode of Midday Market Update, Kevin Hill and Michael Vincent talk about today’s top headlines, what inventory crunches mean for industrial real estate and how the air markets are faring. 

Headlines

Project44 has announced its acquisition of Ocean Insights with hopes to provide more visibility to clients and manage the severe congestion plaguing West Coast ports. The merger will allow for real-time tracking of ocean freight, both with ships in transit and at anchor. 

Retailers are...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/mitigating-hot-markets-—-midday-market-update

GSCW: Weathering the storm at Texas ports — WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

For the last episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? during Global Supply Chain Week, Dooner and The Dude checked up on Texas and the impacts of last month’s winter storm. 

They welcomed Patrick Maher, vice president of business development at Gulf Winds International, to talk vessel delays, port congestion and chemical plant shutdowns. Maher said recovery is going well: “We bounced back as an industry, I believe, better this time around than even during [Hurricane] Harvey.”

Even with that recovery, the...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/gscw:-weathering-the-storm-at-texas-ports-—-what-the-truck?!?

GSCW chat recap: Expect detention and demurrage discussion during contract talks

This fireside chat recap is from Day 8 of FreightWaves’ Global Supply Chain Week. Day 8 focuses on global maritime logistics.

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: Crafty ideas for beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) for next-gen contracting

DETAILS: What should a BCO be focusing on during the contract negotiation season? 

SPEAKERS: Steve Ferreira, CEO of Ocean Audit, and Jack Conaghan, AutoZone’s director of logistics

BIOS: Ferreira founded Ocean Audit, a company that focuses on auditing the ocean freight supply chain...

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GSCW chat recap: Wild ride in airfreight isn’t calming down just yet

This fireside chat recap is from Day 8 of FreightWaves’ Global Supply Chain Week. Day 8 focuses on global maritime logistics.

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: Changes in the air cargo market

DETAILS: When the pandemic led to previously unheard-of developments in the airfreight industry, like passenger airlines taking out seats to put cargo there instead, those in the airfreight sector needed to adapt. Brian Whitley, the president of Taimen Trucklines and Taimen Transport, steered his company through those...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/gscw-chat-recap-wild-ride-in-airfreight-isnt-calming-down-just-yet

Using FreightTech to boost efficiency — stackd

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Success in the freight industry can boil down to how well a company uses the tools at its disposal but with so many tools on the market, selecting the right one is sometimes difficult. Adam Robinson, VP of product marketing at FreightWaves, breaks down the FreightTech world and on this episode of stackd explores what Transflo has to offer. 

He hosts Michael Southworth, president at Transflo, and talks about the ways to make a company more efficient and the customer experience more positive. 

2020...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/using-freighttech-to-boost-efficiency-stackd

GSCW chat recap: Customs and trade in post-Brexit world

This fireside chat recap is from Day 6 of FreightWaves’ Global Supply Chain Week. Day 6 focused on global maritime logistics.

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: How Brexit will influence trade across Europe

DETAILS: While the U.K. has already left the European Union, there are a number of questions that remain about trade flow, customs regulations and relationships between Britain and the EU. 

SPEAKER: Walter Van der Meiren, director for customs brokerage at UPS Europe. 

BIO: Van der Meiren has over 35 years of...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/gscw-chat-recap-customs-and-trade-in-post-brexit-world

GSCW chat recap: Freight forwarding’s cash flow challenges

This fireside chat recap is from Day 6 of FreightWaves’ Global Supply Chain Week. Day 6 focused on global maritime logistics.

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: Transactions between players in the freight brokerage industry

DETAILS: Working capital can be a challenge for freight forwarders. Amna Shah uses her expertise in freight financing and financial analytics to break down the ways to properly manage cash flow. 

SPEAKER: Shah is the senior consultant at AHS Consulting.

BIO: Shah founded AHS Consulting in...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/gscw-chat-recap-freight-forwardings-cash-flow-challenges

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