In Global Logistics, Orchestration Is the New Visibility

| March 11, 2020

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We’re all familiar with the consumer “one-click” digital experience. More likely than not, however, logistics teams face a daily work experience that’s nowhere close to digital. Operations at major ports and container freight stations are still filled with paper manifests, green screens, phone calls to origin gateways, and an inability to access the right information at the right time. Freight forwarders book hundreds of containers a month by sorting through endless PDFs and chasing down e-mails for key information a daily journey filled with unnecessary manual tasks, inefficiencies, and frustration.

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FBM Haulage Company was founded in 1995 as a transport and logistics concern by the Munyawarara family namely Mike and Miriam. The name FBM comes from the initials of the names of the Munyawarara siblings, Farai & Brian Munyawarara. We provide total haulage and logistics solutions since formation.

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Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know

Article | February 19, 2020

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How will 5G transform transport?

Article | February 26, 2020

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Why ISO Standards for Warehouse Work Should Be Reevaluated

Article | March 27, 2020

Lower back pain is the second most common reason for a doctor visit, and costs the supply-chain industry around $100 billion per year. One of the leading culprits for this pain and expense is the pushing and pulling that occurs in the hundreds of thousands of distribution facilities throughout the world. Thousands of employees injure themselves each year because of some sort of pushing activity with industrial equipment. It’s clear that we’re not doing enough to solve this problem. However, we are seeing improvements in measurement standards for equipment that’s involved with pushing.

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FBM Haulage Company was founded in 1995 as a transport and logistics concern by the Munyawarara family namely Mike and Miriam. The name FBM comes from the initials of the names of the Munyawarara siblings, Farai & Brian Munyawarara. We provide total haulage and logistics solutions since formation.

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