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Whether you believe that reefer units are smart depends on who you ask. Just kidding. If a fridge can have internet and bluetooth attached to it, a reefer unit can have some sort of “smart” component to it. So...

206 Anna Wu, Project Logistics Specialist, China

The maritime industry from the view of a young Chinese woman

I received an email from a loyal listener in Shanghai who is entering her career in the maritime industry and wanted to tell me how much the Shipping Podcast has meant to her.

Of course, I wanted to speak to her and hear what she had to say about our industry not being so visible and unable to reach the #nextgeneration with our message to come and work.

In episode 206, you meet Anna Wu, Project Logistics Specialist in China. We speak...

Passport signs on parcel shipping veteran to lead business development

Parcel logistics provider Passport announced Thursday it is gaining leadership experience from two of the largest parcel shipping companies by enlisting Brad Noble to serve as its head of business development.

Passport’s new head of business development, Brad Noble. (Photo: Brad Noble)

“Passport has built everything around being a modern e-commerce provider,” said Noble, who spent three decades in sales and operations roles at the U.S. Postal Service and DHL eCommerce Americas.

“If you look at...

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To address the ongoing climate crisis and slow global warming, governments, corporations and organizations across the globe have set their sights on a greener future. The logistics industry, specifically, has upped its focus on sustainability and eco-friendly practices over the past few years. For transportation providers, this means taking a critical look at the viability of electric vehicles as part of everyday...

Advice for cell and gene therapy manufacturers amid medical breakthrough

The world’s first allogeneic T-cell therapy — a type of universal immunotherapy treatment that relies on donor blood — was approved in Europe earlier this month. Not only this a game changer for the medical industry, it demands innovation from the logistics industry as well.

With this scientific leap, the possibility of having a single large batch of engineered cells to potentially treat hundreds of patients is becoming a reality. 

Cold chain logistics is a relatively niche industry, and the...

Daily Infographic: EIA expects U.S. gasoline and diesel retail prices to decline in 2023 and 2024

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Μελίνα Τραυλού: Επεκτείνεται και στα logistics μέσω της Neptune Land Services

Στο κλάδο της παροχής υπηρεσιών logistics εισέρχεται η πλοιοκτήτρια και πρόεδρος της Ένωσης Ελλήνων Εφοπλιστών, Μελίνα Τραυλού η οποία είναι επικεφαλής της Neptune Lines.

Πιο συγκεκριμένα, σύστησε την εταιρεία Neptune Land Services -NLS με στόχο την κάλυψη των αναγκών εφοδιασμού των πελατών της παρέχοντας υπηρεσίες που περιλαμβάνουν την αποθήκευση και τελική διανομή οχημάτων που μεταφέρουν τα πλοία της ναυτιλιακής εταιρείας του Ομίλου.

Επικεφαλής της νέας εταιρείας είναι ο Dror Noach ο οποίος...

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