Freight forwarder

Jaguar Freight Expands Suite of Services With Innovative Trade Finance Solution

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:45pm

VALLEY STREAM, N.Y., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Jaguar Freight, a leading global freight forwarder and U.S-based NVOCC, together with King Trade Capital, the largest purchase order finance company in the U.S., have announced the addition of a new trade and purchase order finance solution to Jaguar's portfolio of services.

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  • VALLEY STREAM, N.Y., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Jaguar Freight, a leading global freight forwarder and U.S-based NVOCC, together with King Trade Capital, the largest purchase order finance company in the U.S., have announced the addition of a new trade and purchase order finance solution to Jaguar's portfolio of services.
  • The inclusion of trade finance means importers now have access to a turnkey supply chain partner in Jaguar Freight.
  • "Jaguar Freight has been a trusted freight forwarder for a number of King Trade's clients over the years," said King Trade Capital's Managing Partner, Edward King.
  • "The expanded relationship with Jaguar will mean that King Trade can introduce Jaguar's innovative systems and technology to more companies in need of freight forwarding services."

SMC³ Releases Exclusive Hybrid Online LTL Curriculum

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

ATLANTA, April 8, 2021 SMC, a leading transportation technology solution provider and industry educator, has unveiled its 2021 hybrid LTL online learning education program designed to provide convenient, self-paced learning with access to live industry experts.

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  • ATLANTA, April 8, 2021 SMC, a leading transportation technology solution provider and industry educator, has unveiled its 2021 hybrid LTL online learning education program designed to provide convenient, self-paced learning with access to live industry experts.
  • Beginning in April of this year, the hybrid program curriculum includes exclusive weekly live seminar sessions with industry thought leaders to reinforce key concepts and address real-world challenges.
  • Just like SMC's traditional five course 100% on-demand LTL education format option, online coursework for these hybrid courses allow students to work at their own pace.
  • SMC's online LTL learning is perfect for shippers, 3PLs, carriers, freight forwarders and future supply chain leaders looking to master their LTL knowledge and take their careers to the next level.

Scarbrough Implements 3Gtms for Domestic Trucking and Freight Forwarding

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 2:00pm

The integration utilizes CargoWise for international freight forwarding operations and 3Gtms for domestic trucking, saving considerable time between international and domestic legs by passing job information directly between systems.

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  • The integration utilizes CargoWise for international freight forwarding operations and 3Gtms for domestic trucking, saving considerable time between international and domestic legs by passing job information directly between systems.
  • The solution uses the integration between CargoWise and 3Gtms to create a connection between freight forwarding and domestic transportation thats unique in the industry.
  • Now, Scarbrough International can use 3Gtms to dispatch jobs to Scarbrough Transportation, simplifying domestic freight operations and driving more business.
  • Whether international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, domestic trucking, or warehousing, The Scarbrough Group manages supply chains differently.

BDP International Acquires DJS International, Expanding US Import and Customs Brokerage Portfolio

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 3:00pm

As a proven leader in international trade, transportation and customs brokerage services, DJS will readily complement BDPs diverse portfolio of logistics and global trade management solutions, with trade compliance and inbound logistics as key focus areas.

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  • As a proven leader in international trade, transportation and customs brokerage services, DJS will readily complement BDPs diverse portfolio of logistics and global trade management solutions, with trade compliance and inbound logistics as key focus areas.
  • DJS will operate as a subsidiary of BDP, guaranteeing access to BDPs entire global network and portfolio of services.
  • DJS was represented by Albion International Services, Inc.
    Headquartered in Philadelphia, BDP International is a leading privately held global logistics and transportation services company based in the U.S.
  • By providing flexible, personalized service for decades, it has become one of the nations most respected customs brokerage and freight forwarding firms.

Amwins Specialty Logistics Underwriters Expands Services to Canada

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 11:09am

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Amwins Specialty Logistics Underwriters (ASLU), a managing general agency specializing in the complex risk factors of the logistics and cargo industry, announced its expansion into the Canadian market to serve Canada's growing logistics industry.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Amwins Specialty Logistics Underwriters (ASLU), a managing general agency specializing in the complex risk factors of the logistics and cargo industry, announced its expansion into the Canadian market to serve Canada's growing logistics industry.
  • Launched in the United States in 2018, ASLU filled a gap within the industry, delivering high-service, niche coverage solutions for freight forwarders and third-party logistics operators.
  • "The logistics industry is growing by more than 25% each year," said Alex Rosas, executive vice president, Amwins Specialty Logistics Underwriters.
  • Amwins is the largest independent wholesale distributor of specialty insurance products in the United States, dedicated to serving retail insurance agents by providing property and casualty products, specialty group benefit products, and administrative services.

Nuvocargo Enhances US/Mexico Trade Platform With New Tracking and Visibility Features for Shippers

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 1:08pm

Available via desktop or mobile device, Nuvocargos bilingual platform eliminates those issues by providing real-time end-to-end tracking on shipments between US/Mexico.

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  • Available via desktop or mobile device, Nuvocargos bilingual platform eliminates those issues by providing real-time end-to-end tracking on shipments between US/Mexico.
  • We acknowledge the importance of the logistics ecosystem and continue to advance our platform with new updates that serve carriers and shippers.
  • Nuvocargo is the only all-in-one digital platform for cross-border trade offering freight forwarding, customs brokerage, cargo insurance and supply chain financing.
  • Nuvocargo is modernizing a $2T market that has yet to experience real digitalization, empowering shippers with unparalleled visibility, efficiency and support.

South Africa Freight Forwarding Industry Report 2020 with Profiles of DSV Panalpina, Barloworld Logistics, Ibhayi Clearing and Logistics, Safcor Freight and Value Logistics - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 10:20am

The "The Freight Forwarding Industry in South Africa 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "The Freight Forwarding Industry in South Africa 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • There are profiles of 43 companies including DSV Panalpina, formerly Bidvest Panalpina which was bought by Danish company DSV and Grindrod, which increased its stake in its IVS Bulk joint venture.
  • Other profiles include Barloworld Logistics, Ibhayi Clearing and Logistics, Safcor Freight and Value logistics.
  • The freight forwarding and customs clearance sector is a major contributor to the facilitation of trade in South Africa and it co-ordinates over 80% of South Africa's international trade.

Firmament-Backed Envase Acquires DrayMaster, Bolstering Its TMS Offering with Rate Management and Automated Order Processing Software

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:18pm

DrayMaster will bolt onto Envase's industry-leading transportation management system (TMS) as an enhanced product offering for its intermodal customer base.

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  • DrayMaster will bolt onto Envase's industry-leading transportation management system (TMS) as an enhanced product offering for its intermodal customer base.
  • DrayMaster's software solutions are highly complementary to our intermodal TMS offering, providing reliable and transparent rate management between freight forwarders, 3PLs, and drayage carriers," said Larry Cuddy, Jr., CEO, Envase Technologies.
  • "We also expect their new Dray360 offering to optimize some of the most inefficient manual processes in the container shipping lifecycle.
  • DrayMaster ( www.draymaster.com ) offers rate management system (RMS) and delivery order automation software for intermodal trucking carriers and freight forwarders.

GEODIS Appointed USFIA Customs Broker Partner for Sixth Consecutive Year

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 5:45pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GEODIS, a leading global supply chain operator, has been appointed as the Customs Broker Partner for the United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) for 2021.

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GEODIS, a leading global supply chain operator, has been appointed as the Customs Broker Partner for the United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) for 2021.
  • Marking the sixth consecutive year as USFIA Customs Broker Partner, GEODIS will work collaboratively with the organization to deliver timely information and training to global brands and retailers related to customs and logistics issues to help advance the industry forward.
  • GEODIS offers customs brokerage and freight forwarding services globally with a special expertise in the fashion and retail sectors.
  • As Customs Broker Partner in 2020, GEODIS kept USFIA members informed through a variety of interactive webinars and participation at industry events.

Datatrac Forms eTrac Technologies to Focus on Last Mile Integrations

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 11:14am

Datatrac Corporation, an industry leader in courier technology solutions has announced a spin-off of their ground-breaking product, eTrac, into a new company, now called eTrac Technologies.

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  • Datatrac Corporation, an industry leader in courier technology solutions has announced a spin-off of their ground-breaking product, eTrac, into a new company, now called eTrac Technologies.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210201005378/en/
    Datatrac spins eTrac off into separate company to focus on integrations.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Datatracs specialization in last mile business operations was the genesis behind eTrac.
  • Datatracs focus is regional and local last mile carriers while eTracs audience is primarily shippers, 3PLs and freight forwarders.