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JOC’s Container Shipping Technology Matrix

The Journal of Commerce — With the mushrooming of ocean shipping technology start-ups, it can be easy to lose not only track of entrants, but each of their capabilities and how they plan to aid transport providers, beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) or both. Through extensive research and assistance from industry tech experts, JOC has sought […]

How 9/11 Forced Efficiency Upon Supply Chains

The post-9/11 supply chain has arguably become much more efficient today than it was before the attack, according to Jon Slangerup, Chairman and CEO at Terra Worldwide Logistics. In identifying shippers – collecting and sharing data in the process – and better understanding the cargo hand-off points, government agencies and industry stakeholders worked together to […]

Terra Worldwide Logistics COO Blake Shumate To Discuss Future of Container Shipping at FTR Transportation Intelligence Conference

9.6.17—Atlanta, GA: Terra Worldwide Logistics Chief Operating Officer Blake Shumate will discuss “Shipping in Transition: Crisis in the Container Shipping Sector” as part of a panel at the FTR Transportation Conference 2017 on Sept. 14 at 11:00 AM CT. Shumate will be joined by Dick Craig, President and CEO of MOL (America) Inc.; Bill Doyle, […]

Efficient Customs Procedures Critical to Competitive Success

Creating efficient, compliant trade processes is essential for competing in today’s global economy, yet many businesses still struggle to gain control over their customs operations. For example, one large furniture retailer had an entire team devoted to managing the 16,000 containers it imported annually, but the business lacked a central system to handle paperwork or […]

Jon Slangerup’s “Meet the C-Suite” Interview

Former FedEx Canada president moves into UPS backyard as head of Atlanta logistics company. Read newly hired CEO Jon Slangerup’s “Meet the C-Suite” interview in Atlanta Business Chronicle’s weekly column. Read the Full Article