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October 17, 2018 12:00 am OEA that by its acronym in Spanish means “Authorized Economic Operator” is an alliance between the public sector and the private sector that is granted as a voluntary certification focused on strengthening the security of the foreign trade logistics chain through the implementation of minimum standards in security matter. The OEA’s are considered safe and… [+]

Shipping and delivery: how to do it the right way

October 10, 2018 12:00 am Thanks to the rise of e-commerce and the increase in customer expectations, shipping and delivery have become key factors in the overall satisfaction of the customer. The ability of an e-commerce company to meet customer expectations can be a source to create a competitive advantage. Executing with an incorrect strategy, or not having a strategy… [+]

Descartes MacroPoint helps carriers address the adjusted transport capacity

October 2, 2018 10:14 pm Descartes Systems Group, which is a Canadian multinational technology company specialized in logistics software, supply chain management software and cloud-based services for logistics companies, has announced that it has successfully implemented its capacity adaptation solution advanced, MacroPoint Diskettes Capacity Matching, with several loading agents. This provides merchandise transport agents with greater visibility of the transport… [+]

Taxes from the United States to China … Do they really affect Apple?

September 26, 2018 8:50 am The administration of President Trump sparked protests from technology companies earlier this year because of tariffs imposed on China’s products, but the final list of USTR’s taxable devices avoids many brands and consumer products. Such is the case of some Apple products. The United States left the Applewatch and other consumer devices off the map… [+]

Transfer of cross-border shipments

September 25, 2018 7:34 pm Currently customers and suppliers become geographically more diverse and a greater part of their supply chain and customer experience depends on moving shipments through different customs offices with precision and without any delay. Therefore, we share some steps that can help the process to maintain times and quality in the services: 1. Create a board… [+]

The Dek for Drones is already patented in the United States

September 19, 2018 12:00 am The technology continues advancing at great speed, and now satisfying the last consumer arrives: “DroneDek” a technological mailbox of the future, as it is called, that has just received a patent in the United States for the deliveries of last mile. DroneDek is destined to interrupt the parcel and mail distribution industry taking advantage of… [+]

TradeLens and the encouragement of BlockChain

September 18, 2018 6:38 pm In an effort to apply a blockchain to the global supply chain, Maersk Line and IBM have collaborated to develop TradeLens, a blockchain-enabled shipping solution to promote a more efficient and safer global trade, unite partners of the supply chain to support information exchange and transparency as well as encourage innovation throughout the industry. TradeLens… [+]

The Drones conquering Iceland

September 11, 2018 11:28 am As mentioned before, large companies such as UPS, Google and Amazon have invested large amounts of money to determine the most optimal way to make deliveries through drones, and have pressured the government of the United States to change current regulations and thus allow the development of technology in this market. At the end of… [+]

A new style of AirBnB for warehouses .. Reality or fiction?

September 11, 2018 11:21 am The world around us is based on technology and comfort for the consumer, activities that used to be a “must” in daily life  such as going to the supermarket are being replaced by the convenience of requesting the delivery service from the comfort of the home at the exchange of a fee that people are… [+]

Smart solutions are transforming electronic commerce

September 10, 2018 9:20 am The purchases are not what they once were. Forget trips to the mall, customers now simply log in from the comfort of their own home to have the world at their fingertips. The massive adoption of electronic commerce is an unprecedented change in consumer behavior, expectations and purchases. The evidence is in the numbers: shopping… [+]