Educational Resources

This page contains educational resources created under the #DidYouKnow initiative. The videos and articles provide information on new trends and technologies related to intermodal transport.

Articles

#DidYouKnow – What training do we need to work with NVOCC’s?

Consumption models are evolving towards systems of more customised attention to the final consumer. This has consequently fuelled a change in manufacturing and distribution models. More and more products of very different sizes are exported with very short delivery times and sent directly into the hands of the final customer. It is the evolution from […]

#DidYouKnow – LCL packaging and shipments

In this article for #DidYouKnow we consider the steps and precautions that need to be taken into account in consolidated shipments and groupage operations. When sending an ocean freight LCL (Less than a Container Load) shipment the cargo needs to be carefully prepared. LCL shipments require container sharing, and therefore the shippers need to take […]

#DidYouKnow – A short story of the refrigerated container

This week we wanted to discuss the evolution of the refrigerated container. Reefer transport, one using refrigerated trucks, trailers and shipping containers is used to ship items that require temperature-controlled environments. Reefer freight is vital nowadays due to the time and temperature sensitive cargo being shipped across larger and larger distances in shorter time frames. […]

What training do we need to effectively manage temperature-controlled supply chains?

The success of industries that rely on cold storage supply chains comes down to knowing how to ship a product whose temperature needs to be tailored to the circumstances of the transport. Cold chain operations have substantially improved in recent decades and the industry is able to respond to the needs of a wide range […]

Blue Innovation – Drones in Port Operations

Let’s talk about Remotely Piloted Aircrafts (RPAs) or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)! These unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, have already been incorporated into our society for their flawless ability to take exceptional videos and photographs. Nevertheless, global transport and logistics companies are looking to take advantage of their functionalities and the shipping industry […]

Videos

#DidYouKnow – Groupage and Consolidation Centres

LCL packaging

#DidYouKnow – Temperature Controlled Supply Chains

A short story of the Reefer Container

#DidYouKnow – Groupage and Consolidation Centres

Distribution Networks

#DidYouKnow – Temperature Controlled Supply Chains

How important is Container Airflow?

#DidYouKnow – Mega trucks

How will the authorization of mega trucks impact intermodal freight transport in Europe?

#DidYouKnow – Container Weight Mandate

How will the new container weight mandate impact maritime transport?