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Freight Facts

July 20, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

  That shirt you’re wearing was probably shipped around the world by a network of trains, airplanes, ships and trucks. From food to cars to toys, nearly everything is shipped from one place to another. Just...

Freightos Helps You Go Cargo 2000 Phase 2 Compliant

May 25, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

Did you know that Freightos can help you comply with Cargo 2000, Phase II? Before we get to that, let’s take a second to refresh your memory. What is Cargo 2000? In 1996, forward-thinking members of...

The Great Freight Experiment, Part II

April 29, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

In our Great Freight Experiment, we tried to get freight quotes from the websites of the world’s 15 largest freight forwarders. And….we were disappointed with the results. Online B2B networking is growing rapidly in every industry…but...

Ten Freight Statistics That Will Make Your Day

April 10, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

In 2008-2009, shipping took a big hit. And while many trade journals are still focusing on that, we (quite easily!) dug up ten different statistics that together paint a rosy picture. The bottom line? Slowly...

15 Epic Cargo and Freight Fails

April 8, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

Unfortunately, accidents are a normal part of freight shipping. While the 5 P’s (Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance) helps avoid major issues, there always has been (and always will be) problems. Here are 15 pictures of...

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...