Penske Logistics: Driving Automotive Supply Chain Excellence

Founded in 1903 in the United States, this company is one of the largest and most important global automotive companies and manufactures both cars and trucks. In Brazil, the company’s assembly, transportation and distribution network is one of the country’s most complex.

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Project Logistics Alliance

The Project Logistics Alliance (PLA) was founded on the 20th of December 2016 by industry experts around the globe to address the special demands of project freight forwarding for small and mid-size enterprises. PLA is an independent network specifically designed to form a global network of Project Cargo experts. The Project Logistics Alliance connects the very best people, agents, and companies in the industry in one network. It is our mission to build on the expertise that our members jointly possess, focussing on maintaining high quality service and furthering the unique knowledge required to service the project forwarding industry appropriately. By creating a platform on which solely industry experts can communicate and collaborate, we aim to be the pinnacle towards which the industry aspires

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How to Save Shipments & Money with IoT In-Transit Visibility

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

When expensive goods or materials go missing, it can cost your company a huge amount of money. There’s the cost of the goods themselves plus the cost of replacing them, the cost of delayed delivery, idled labor and more. The knock-on impact can be massive. Knowing where your shipments are and when they are going to reach their destination is critical information for logistics managers. In-transit shipment visibility gives organizations the ability to respond to supply chain disruption and reduce risks.

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Technology, Data and New Models for Sustainably Managing Ocean Resources

whitePaper | January 31, 2020

We are in the middle of an explosion in new data on the ocean, creating enormous potential for advances in our understanding and stewardship of ocean resources. An exponential increase in the number and variety of ocean observing systems and other new data sources has created the prospect of a digital ocean ecosystem. Advances in processing techniques and visualisation are rapidly expanding our ability to extract information from those data, and are enabling a wide array of tools to provide real-time information in actionable form to decision-makers, such as policymakers, resource managers, resource users, consumers and citizens.

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Blockchain based awareness and potential use in the international supply chain for Australia

whitePaper | March 20, 2020

The Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia Ltd (CBFCA”) is Australia’s leading peak national association that represents members interests in international trade logistics and supply chain management service provision. We are committed to be a leading industry voice for Licenced Customs Brokers (LCB), International Freight Forwarders (IFF) and other associated groups concerned with international trade, representing and supporting our members in a difficult regulatory environment.

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The Future of RFPs: The Key to Unlocking Greater Efficiency and Profitability

whitePaper | April 19, 2021

For decades, request for proposal (RFP) processes have served as the cornerstone for freight procurement. Shippers have historically gravitated toward contract freight for its reliability and pricing consistency, but due to the recent onslaught of digital freight partners that promise shorter-term contracts and real-time pricing, many industry constituents wonder whether or when RFPs will evolve. In an effort to dig beneath the surface of RFPs’ stronghold on the industry, Trimble and FreightWaves partnered to survey shippers, carriers and brokerages and identify the relational friction points that often hinge around the challenges presented by the RFP process.

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White Paper on Transport Safety in the Era of Digital Mobility

whitePaper | February 9, 2020

While remarkable progress has been made with technological, operational and behavioral improvements in the century-old, automotive-based transport systems used around the world, rapid technological changes are occurring that could amount to a reset in outcomes for transport users. The convergence of connectivity, automation, electrification and on-demand services suggests a transformation in transport safety, community access, traffic efficiency, emissions and energy use.

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IS YOUR LOGISTICS SOFTWARE READY FOR BREXIT?

whitePaper | January 12, 2020

By the end of October 2019, with or without an agreement, Brexit will have a major impact on crossborder shipping. Change is inevitable, so businesses should act now to ensure their shipping software solutions are up-to-date and prepared to manage the effects of Brexit. Businesses should start preparing by better understanding the specific nature and extent of the looming changes. By proactively addressing potential challenges to shipping operations brought on by Brexit and leveraging the latest global multi-carrier shipping software, businesses can work to ensure a smooth Brexit transition, provide a seamless customer experience, proficiently manage delays and keep costs in line with expectations.

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Project Logistics Alliance

The Project Logistics Alliance (PLA) was founded on the 20th of December 2016 by industry experts around the globe to address the special demands of project freight forwarding for small and mid-size enterprises. PLA is an independent network specifically designed to form a global network of Project Cargo experts. The Project Logistics Alliance connects the very best people, agents, and companies in the industry in one network. It is our mission to build on the expertise that our members jointly possess, focussing on maintaining high quality service and furthering the unique knowledge required to service the project forwarding industry appropriately. By creating a platform on which solely industry experts can communicate and collaborate, we aim to be the pinnacle towards which the industry aspires

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