Where Does Most Cargo Theft Happen?

DAT Solutions

Compared to 2016, cargo theft dropped by 32% in the second quarter of 2017, according to Keith Lewis, Vice President of Operations at CargoNet. Speaking to freight brokers at the DAT User Conference in Portland, OR, Lewis said that increased awareness of the problem has helped to combat theft, and due diligence by brokers plays a role. What can brokers do when confronted with cargo theft?

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

UPS’ eBike electric bike program, activated in Portland, Ore., Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. After a year full of more scandals, indictments, political contentiousness, workplace violence, school shootings and natural disasters, maybe it’s time we all took a collective breath and focused on some of the positives that came out of 2018.

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This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Descartes continues to broaden its footprint in the global trade management space, with two more acquisitions announced this week: e-customs, “a leading provider of electronic security and fiscal customs filing solutions in the UK,” and Pentant, “a leading UK-based Community System Provider (CSP) offering customs connectivity and import/export inventory control solutions for ocean, truck and air cargo.”

Brokers Sound Off on New Food Safety Rule

DAT Solutions

LaForte owns and manages Columbia Fresh Transportation Services, a small brokerage in Portland, OR. “Brokers carry contingent cargo insurance, but that wouldn’t cover them if someone became seriously ill because of contamination.” DOCUMENTING TRANSACTIONS.