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What 3PLs Need to Know About Port Congestion

Even as global shipping practices find their footing in a post-Covid world, port congestion remains a serious problem.  While the recent total blockage of the Suez Canal thrust the situation into the spotlight for a short time, day-to-day port congestion concerns...

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What Importers and Customs Brokers Need to Know About APIs

Editor’s note: This guide was contributed by Matthew Fotouhi, Chief Technology Officer for ACELYNK. Matthew founded ACELYNK in 2011 and built the industry-leading platform for Customs compliance. Acquired by Magaya in 2020, ACELYNK adds powerful ACE/ABI...

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What is the Amazon Effect and how has it impacted freight forwarders?

In the first quarter of 2021 alone, e-commerce giant Amazon generated net sales of more than $108 billion — up a full 43 percent from the same period in 2020. For consumers, the explosive growth of Amazon means that it's now possible to purchase almost anything,...

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Take the Quiz: Digital Maturity Index for Freight Forwarders

As a freight forwarder, you need to be a master of orchestration. Making sure that all the right pieces (ie. quotes, filings, rates, manifests, and so much more) end up in all the right places at just the right time.  And while the world around us has become...

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How to Sidestep the Harmful Effects of Port Congestion

The recent blockage of the Suez Canal has turned the eyes of the world towards the shipping industry. While most people outside the supply chain industry were shocked to learn about the fragility of the global ocean freight network, it was not entirely surprising...

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Supply Chain Visibility: The Linchpin for Shipping Success

Faced with massive market disruptions and rapidly-changing consumer expectations, visibility has become one of the biggest supply chain management buzzwords in recent times. The theory: if companies could capitalize on visibility, then substantively increased value...

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Four Signs it’s Time to Invest in Freight Forwarder Software

Freight forwarding frameworks are more complex than ever. From shaky supply chains to evolving regulations to increasing consumer demand for end-to-end transparency, freight forwarding companies need the ability to see exactly where shipments are, when they should...

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Magaya Celebrates 20th Anniversary - A Letter from the CEO

This year, Magaya celebrates an incredible achievement of 20 years of technology innovation and customer excellence.  The past 20 years have come with great efforts, resulting in Magaya continuously being recognized in the market as a Top Logistics IT Provider by...

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20 Lessons we’ve Learned in 20 Years of Logistics Technology

As we celebrate our twentieth year in business, we take the opportunity to reflect upon the lessons we’ve learned working with thousands of logistics services businesses along the way.  We’re proud to say that Magaya has grown from the ground up, beginning with the...

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