Freightos introduces carbon emissions calculation tools for greener freight transport

Freightos introduces carbon emissions calculation tools for greener freight transport

It is estimated that international trade-related freight transport accounts for nearly one-third of the total emissions across the world. Such situations call for innovation in the freight industry that could help mitigate carbon footprint through optimizing fuel consumption and improving operational efficiency.

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DAT’s Tami Hart honored for efforts in stopping fraud

DAT’s Tami Hart honored for efforts in stopping fraud

Mark Lavender, special agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations, awarded DAT's Tami Hart with a “challenge coin” at the DAT User Conference in October for her efforts in helping the Bureau identify and track down hundreds of cases of false payments, cargo theft, and other transportation fraud.

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Shippo makes shipping processes easier for e-commerce companies

Shippo makes shipping processes easier for e-commerce companies

Over the years, it has become increasingly easier to create online storefronts, with the building blocks for essential infrastructure being made readily available to interested sellers. But for small sellers, shipping costs can make online shoppers unprofitable.

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Will 2018 mark the brick and mortar comeback?

Will 2018 mark the brick and mortar comeback?

Is e-commerce hitting a ceiling? Or is brick and mortar back in style? In November, consumer spending at brick and mortar stores increased by 0.8%, exceeding economists’ expectations by 0.5%. These gains were also coupled with e-commerce growth, indicating Americans are simply spending more this holiday season.

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Which is better under the tax plan: pass-through or C-Corp?

Which is better under the tax plan: pass-through or C-Corp?

For business owners, one of the main questions surrounding the new tax law is the corporate tax rate. At 21%, it is lower than the pass-through rate for businesses, which is capped at 25%. That has some asking the obvious question: Should I change my company’s status from a pass-through corporation to a corporate structure?

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China exerting its dominance over EU freight network

China exerting its dominance over EU freight network

What began as an attempt to create a corridor from China to central Asia through infrastructure projects, has grown more ambitious and has encircled 65 countries across Asia, Africa, and Europe - all bearing China's One Belt, One Road initiative.

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ICO backer blasts traditional venture capitalists

ICO backer blasts traditional venture capitalists

The failure of the venture capital sector to catch up to the innovations happening at break-neck speed might speed up its imminent demise with the involvement of blockchain-based start-up companies, claims a leading advocate of initial coin offerings.

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