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7 ways to prevent cargo theft

Shipping and freight does not just involve ships and containers.. Local logistics and transportation are also considered to be part of the industry.. Where there is transport, there is always theft.. Theft of cargo, theft of fuel, theft of spare parts, theft of vehicle etc etc etc.. From this list, cargo theft is a serious…

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Containers with smart technology

Innovation in containers and ships continues to keep the shipping and freight industry relevant, current and make it more secure and useful for everyone in it..

I am sharing below an article about a unique smart technology which transforms containers into smart connected objects..
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Difference between bulk and break bulk

Bulk and Break bulk are two terms that are being used incorrectly and interchangeably during the course of day to day business..

These terms cannot be used interchangeably because there are distinctive differences between Bulk and Break Bulk in terms of cargo, nature, size, capacity, handling, trade, customers, ports, terminals, equipment, infrastructure…………………………………..

How do you differentiate between the two..?? This infographic will help you understand clearly..

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The connection between Shipping and Physics

Inspired by a reader Georgia, in this article I take you back to the REAL basics – the connection between Shipping and Physics..

I wrote earlier that the big floating thing that carries our cargo from point A to B is referred to as either a SHIP or a VESSEL and outlined the differences between these two..

Like me, I am sure many of you would have (and if you are in the shipping industry you SHOULD have) thought about how this massive thing that can carry 18,000 + TEUs float so solidly in the water whereas if you throw a small pebble in the water, it sinks so easily..

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