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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TIRPORT is bringing the digital freight marketplace to Turkey

TIRPORT is bringing the digital freight marketplace to Turkey

TIRPORT, a startup from Istanbul, understands the Turkish freight market potential and believes it can bring change to a system that urgently needs a revamp to stay ahead of the times.

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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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Sleep apnea remains a solvable problem for fleets

Sleep apnea remains a solvable problem for fleets

When the U.S. Department of Transportation announced in August that it was abandoning a proposed rulemaking for sleep apnea, many in the industry were not pleased. While there is no mandate, sleep apnea remains a very treatable problem for drivers.

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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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Blockchain-enabled routers speed transactions

Blockchain-enabled routers speed transactions

As Dubai has started positioning itself in the global marketplace as “the metropolis of the long term,” Moeco has secured a tech partnership with UAE-based Yzerchat to test its blockchain-enabled router.

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The "driver shortage" is best thing to happen to truckers. Stop whining about it.

The "driver shortage" is best thing to happen to truckers. Stop whining about it.

Fleet execs are talking about the driver shortage as if it were the worst thing to happen in the industry, but they should be thankful. It keeps gives fleets pricing power. 

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The tightening of the supply chain, and the year of the trucker

The tightening of the supply chain, and the year of the trucker

If retailers can’t realize savings by wringing efficiencies out of their supply chain, they are doomed to smaller margins, and it could be apocalyptic if they significantly raised prices on customers. 

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Rail Delivery Services joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

Rail Delivery Services joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

Rail Delivery Services, a premier provider of intermodal drayage, dedicated trucking, and consolidation services, has joined the BlockChain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).

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