A hold can be placed on your shipment by a number of different parties, including US Customs, the shipping line, and the terminal. If you're notified that one of your contains has a hold, you'll need to get the hold cleared before you can pick up your container.
Come meet us at the JOC Logistics Technology conference September 8-10 in Las Vegas. On day three of the conference, our CTO Miguel Pinilla and other panelists will discuss the interoperability and integration of logistics software solutions. We'd love to see you there!
While some of us are still in summer vocation mode, retailers have already started importing goods for the holiday season.
If you're trying to coordinate the delivery of your shipment from the terminal, you're not working alone. A broker might email a spreadsheet with information about a job to a trucking company, who might text their drivers about which containers to pick up.
An easy way to automate the process of uploading your containers to your dashboard is to email your containers to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you already receive an email from your supply chain partner with your containers, all you need to do forward it to email@example.com...
This year alone, the number of containers we've tracked through our platform has grown more by 485%. Nearly every week we're breaking new records for container volume and users, which has meant we've needed to do some work behind the scenes to manage the growth.
The US-China trade war has escalated since President Donald Trump raised tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods on May 10. More products will be added to the list in the upcoming months. As a result, China has retaliated with 5% to 10% tariffs on $60 billion worth...
At the Industrial Exchange conference in Miami recently, a lot of conversations were focused on how companies can reduce the costs associated with freight and supply chain complexity.
The logistics and supply chain industry has been headed in the direction of real-time, multi-modal visibility for some time. However, real supply chain visibility involves knowing more than just the location of your cargo.
With our tracking service, you get more than just location information. You get a complete picture of what's going on with your ocean cargo so you can better manage your supply chain.