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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 […]

28 06, 2014

REVERSE LOGISTICS – What is that?

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 […]