How to be a successful freight broker

June 19, 2019

About 70% of all the freight in the U.S. IS transported by trucks, and the trucking industry is expected to grow by about 21% within the next decade. This creates many opportunities for those freight brokers who have the right approach.

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Lusocargo - Transitários, S.A.

With more than 30 years of activity, Lusocargo® is currently the largest 100% national freight forwarder and one of the three largest operating in Portugal. A relevant recognition position given by the market in response to its determination in the daily demand to satisfy the needs of its customers and in offering them the best services in the market.

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TOP ISSUES FACING 3PL'S AND COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Infographic | January 6, 2020

Power consumption: Energy cost have increased 33% over the past decade. Consumption rose from 5.25 c/KWH to over 7.01 c/KWH this accounting for nearly 15 percent of the facilities operating cost. Next to energy, labor costs are the second largest concern for a 3PL warehouse. The demand for skilled labor is at an all time high with manufactures, repack operators and other warehouses and retailers all competing for the same worker.

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Infographic | January 31, 2020

Choosing your packaging: When choosing what material to use for your products, it's important to consider the following: Packaging size packaging weight. Packaging durability: Will it maintain its integrity in bad weather. Origin country 2 product fragility product shape. Eco-friendly packaging options.

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How Blockchain Can Help the Logistics Industry

Infographic | December 6, 2019

India's logistics industry will be worth USD 215 billion by 2020. A significant portion of it is still dependent on manual paperwork. A large number of companies and contractors can lead to delays, lost forms or late approvals. A transparent and decentralised digital ledger system that tracks changes in possession and ownership of goods in real-time.

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Supply Chain Analytics Trends and Success Factors

Infographic | January 20, 2020

In 2019, APQC surveyed supply chain professionals regarding the use of analytics in the supply chain. It conducted a similar survey in 2016. Without stakeholder support, financial resources, and skilled talent for analytics activities, organizations will be unable to make use of the key enablers. This infographic from APQC highlights the three enablers organizations need to achieve and maintain success in analytics.

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International Shipping Maritime, Air and Rail Industries Proactively Address Environmental Impacts

Infographic | April 10, 2020

International regulations for moving freight by ship and air are aligned to the goal of limiting sulfur and carbon emissions. International shippers need to be aware of new and upcoming regulations to make appropriate decisions for their businesses — or get the expert help they need. Meanwhile, railways have partnered with ports to promote emission-reducing intermodal rail.

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Warehouse Safety

Infographic | February 21, 2020

Health and Safety is a major concern for the Supply Chain & Logistics industries, where hazards and workplace accident risk are significant. We’ve gathered some stats from Safe Work Australia to illustrate the above, as well as recommendations on how to run a safe warehouse:

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Spotlight

Lusocargo - Transitários, S.A.

With more than 30 years of activity, Lusocargo® is currently the largest 100% national freight forwarder and one of the three largest operating in Portugal. A relevant recognition position given by the market in response to its determination in the daily demand to satisfy the needs of its customers and in offering them the best services in the market.

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