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29 08, 2015

Deutsche Post DHL Freight Forwarding Business Profit Cuts


Deutsche Post DHL is considering some restructuring with different approach on freight forwarding business. The decision followed low profit results in the first-quarter of 2015.
Talking number before interest and tax, we are looking into slightly slower results in comparison to the same period of time in 2014. 727 million euros in comparison to 720 this year.
Frank Appel (the German chief executive) was trying […]

29 08, 2015

Stronger US Dollar In The Near Future


We are about to witness another war. This time around, U.S. dollar against Euro and Oil. Ever since the year of 2000, U.S. dollar has not flexed his muscle like in 2015 and it seems like that trend-line will continue in the same direction.

Forex trade and Stronger US Dollar

For all of you who trade major pair USD/EUR this was […]

28 06, 2014

Virtual Assistants – Invisible People


Technology these days has created jobs for millions of people around the world.  It has helped existing businesses to find well educated, motivated, self-starters not just within the same city, but on the other side of the world as well.

How Virtual Assistants work and where to find them

Virtual Assistants use up to date technology that can make them “physically present” at your office, even if […]

28 06, 2014



All of us know about logistics from the point of purchasing of raw material, transportation to the manufacturing facility, delivering of goods to wholesaler and further more to retailer, but what about the “reverse” process?  The “Reverse Logistics” process starts from the point when the consumer returns the product to a retail store from which he/she purchased it from.  Most of the time, this is […]

28 06, 2014

FIATA Gives Advice To United Nations


According to the latest press release, made by the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, known as “FIATA”, it addresses the importance of the logistics sector and how the efficient supply chain is as a growing part of the international economy. The Press Release indicated that the United Nation’s post 2015 Sustainable Development goals must include some parts related logistics connectivity. When it […]

22 01, 2014

Import Security Filing (ISF) tips to avoid penalties


According to the law, an importer who doesn’t file “ISF” in timely manner or even worse – doesn’t file at all, could face penalty of $5,000. So far, that law has not been enforced. However, from now-on, make sure to file Your ISF in timely manner, since U.S. Customs are about to enforce this requirement as well as penalties for not complying […]

22 01, 2014

Status Of Container Shipping In 2013


If we take a look at the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, we are able to notice that it is in critical condition.

Year of 2013 ended with surge of slightly over than sixty percent on SCFI spot rates for the shipping going from Asia to Northern Europe with a rate of about $1,600 per teu, which is a hundred and eighty […]

2 01, 2014

Five Benefits Of Hiring A Virtual Assistant In Freight Forwarding And Supply Chain industry



While old fashion way of hiring in-office employees still exist as a major solution to staffing needs, some small business owners implemented new way of doing business aligned with a current – 21st century technology and that is hiring a Virtual Assistant who works remotely.

There are endless advantages of hiring an independent contractor or Virtual Assistant […]