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World Maritime Day calls attention to the abiding need for sustainable shipping. The official theme, was developed by the United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO). And, the agency hopes to achieve a 40% increase in overall fleet efficiency by 2030 and a 50% reduction in absolute emissions by 2050, using a 2008 baseline.

September 24, 2020

World Maritime Day Spotlights IMO Focus on Sustainable Shipping via Emissions Reduction

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Year-end holidays have traditionally been a time of year for retailers when sales soar. In recent years, that trend has been shifting. Looking to 2020, the pandemic has changed everything. And low consumer confidence, combined with consumer fear of coronavirus, is set to make this year’s holiday shopping period unlike any others.

September 22, 2020

Holiday Season 2020: How High Rates and Low Spending Could Impact What Appears on the Shelves

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Recent news impacting cargo shipping from China and within the EU add yet another layer to the already complex world of importing and exporting.

September 18, 2020

Winds of Change Usher in New Ways to Manage Cargo Shipping and Supply Chains

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End to end visibility is critical for supply chains to operate successfully, especially when shipping containers. A recent webinar addressed best practices to integrate discrete subsegments of the supply chain for greater transparency.

September 15, 2020

The Cost of Poor Visibility to Supply Chain and Inventory Management

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Flexport and Boston Consulting Group provide an analysis of supply chain lessons learned from the pandemic and how to emerge stronger and more resilient.

September 10, 2020

Collaboration with BCG Reveals Tactics to Overcome Global Trade Disruption

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How this year's peak season is impacting container shipping

September 9, 2020

Peak Season Shipping Outlook Reflects this Year’s Freight Forwarding Volatility

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September 4, 2020

Recent Trade Volatility Sheds Light on How Shippers Should Think About Forecasting

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September 1, 2020

Brexit Update: Trade Issues Explained as the Clock Ticks Down

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Engineers solve for making Flexport platform easier and more intuitive for shipping containers

August 27, 2020

The Art and Science of Simplifying the Complexity of Global Trade

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