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Instant Freight Quotes: A Necessary Reality

March 25, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

If you’re reading this on your smartphone, I hope this page loaded in under a second. Otherwise, I probably lost your attention, making you 50% likely never to return to this site and 33% more...

Startup Lessons For Logistics

March 4, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

You’ve probably read that WhatsApp, a mobile messaging platform, was recently bought by Facebook for $19 billion dollars. That’s roughly five years worth of profits for Maersk, the carrier giant that carriers 15% of the...

Big Data, Freight and a House of Cards

February 19, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

Date: February 13, 2014 Time: 11:48 PM Location: A room jam-packed with television screens, computers and other electronic devices in Los Gatos, California. A group of men and women are huddled around a conference table...

Social Media Savvy Supply Chainers

February 13, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

If you’ve read our post about our favorite supply chain bloggers, you’d know that we are huge fans of leveraging all the information that’s out there to get smart. But with all the fluctuations in the freight,...

Goodbye Supply Chain, Hello Demand Chain

February 5, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

Goodbye supply chain, hello demand chain One of our favorite blogs, Supply Chain Shaman, written by Lora Cecere, posted a must-read for anyone in the demand chain. Yes, demand chain. Bear with me for a second....

The 20 Busiest Seaports and Airports in the World

January 21, 2014 | John Edmonds

(Skip right to the maps of the 20 busiest ports or 20 busiest airports) I recently stumbled across the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA)’s website on the United States’ Department of Transportation website. They have uploaded their...