Author: Mirlo

The history of container shipping 0

The History of the Shipping Container

Shipping containers have revolutionized global trade, and their history is worth exploring. Prior to the introduction of shipping containers, goods had to be laboriously packed and manually loaded into the holds of ships, a process that was both time-consuming and inefficient

What is a HS Code, who uses it and what is it used for 0

What Is an HS Code, Who Uses It, and What Is It Used for?

In this blog post, we will delve into the mysteries of HS codes, explaining what they are and why they are so important. We will discuss how HS codes work and how they facilitate the movement of goods around the world, saving businesses time and money. Whether you are an importer, exporter, or simply curious about the world of international trade, read on to discover the fascinating world of HS codes.

The importance of cargo insurance for international shipments 0

The Importance of Cargo Insurance for International Shipments

In the shipping industry, the delivery of goods safely and within the promised timeframe is a crucial factor that determines the success of all parties involved. Regardless of whether the shipment is being transported across a single country or across the globe, unforeseen events can occur during transit, which can throw off even the most carefully laid plans. From unexpected accidents on the road to incidents of cargo theft, or even natural disasters, there are a myriad of risks that can cause damage or loss to a shipment.

Jeddah Port scoops Port of the Year Award 0

Jeddah Port Wins Port of the Year Award, Beating International Competitors

In a significant triumph, Jeddah Islamic Port – a constituent of The Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) – has clinched the prestigious “Port of The Year” and “Digital Transformation” awards at the 7th Green Shipping Summit held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The port emerged victorious against tough competition, including renowned ports like Hamburg and Rotterdam.

The impact of e-commerce on the logistics industry 0

The Impact of E-commerce on Transportation and Logistics

The impact of e-commerce on the transportation and logistics industry has been immense. The need for efficient and quick delivery of products has forced logistics companies to optimize their supply chain operations. This has led to the implementation of new technologies like automated warehouses, drones and robots for product delivery. The use of these technologies has not only made deliveries faster but has also reduced the cost of transportation and increased efficiency.

The role of artificial intelligence in logistics and supply chain management 0

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The age of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has taken the supply chain industry by storm, and the fascination around its integration continues to grow among supply chain professionals. Here at Shipup, we’ve embraced AI to facilitate international supply chain and logistics management, pushing the boundaries of this game-changing trend. The complexity of managing the flow of goods and services has posed challenges for businesses that require efficient logistics network management

Deadly fall from container ship at the port of LA 0

Deadly fall from container ship at the port of LA

Tragedy struck the Port of Los Angeles when a dock worker lost his life after falling approximately 15 meters from a container ship’s superstructure onto the deck below. Emergency responders from the Los Angeles Fire Department quickly arrived on the scene but were unable to resuscitate the man.