Articole Freight Forwarding TMS WMS

How does the new normal affect your warehouse, transportation and offices?

The worldwide pandemic of the coronavirus is still influencing most of our lives, luckily there are also positive trends in the numbers of people that are contaminated by the virus. Therefore, governments are already thinking about how we have to adjust our way of living in the next year, in order to prevent the coronavirus […]

Articole Financiar Freight Forwarding How to New features Ocean freight

Outsource services and invoice third parties correctly

As a freight forwarder within ocean freight, you often work together with several parties on one order, to deliver the best service possible. Depending on the Incoterms, this can lead you to charging your services not to your client (usually the owner of the goods), but to another third party In the overview below, this […]

Articole Financiar Freight Forwarding How to New features TMS WMS

How to: merge documents to each other on a sales invoice

Sending the right invoice is necessary for multiple reasons. Firstly, it seems unprofessional if you send the wrong one. Moreover it raises unnecessary questions at your customers. And of course, you need to answer these questions. Eventually it takes longer before you receive your revenue. Finally, your personnel spends too much time on fixing the […]

Articole Freight Forwarding Ocean freight

The 10 largest containers ships in the world

Recently I did some research on the 10 largest warehouses in the world and their actual size. Luckily, you know which warehouse is on top of that list. So now we can go on to the next logistics giants of the world: container ships. Because you as a freight forwarder know just like me – […]

Articole Financiar Freight Forwarding How to Servicii vamale Templates TMS Vama WMS

Adjusting booking groups after the Brexit: no big deal

When I look back in Boltrics’ blog overview, I can see that the first story we published about the Brexit already dates from June 2018. At this moment that is more than a year ago and in the meantime not much have changed. Alright, May got replaced by Johnson and recently, the House of Commons […]

Articole EDI Freight Forwarding Get started with data Ocean freight Transport aerian

The transition towards digital forwarding platforms

According to consultancy Transport Intelligence (Ti), forwarders that cannot offer transparency, easy quotation and booking options, and the desired level of customer services shippers demand will quickly lose customers to those that can. That is quite a statement. How do you make sure it won’t hit your business? Acting transparent to optimize the customer experience […]

Articole EDI Freight Forwarding Ocean freight Servicii vamale

How can logistics service providers profit from the emerging ports?

No background information? Go directly to how you can profit from the emerging ports! Lately, many positive news items were published concerning the achievements of the ports in the lowlands. For example, the Port of Rotterdam noted a record transfer in the first semester. Also, the Port of Antwerp booked the best quarter of its […]

Articole Freight Forwarding How to Transport aerian

How can you introduce the use of the e-AWB as a Freight Forwarder?

Every now and then I make notes by using pen and paper. It works better for me if I write something down: I am more aware of the content, which leads to remembering it better. Also, I prefer using pen and paper over typing on a keyboard when writing down ideas. But when I try […]

Articole Financiar Freight Forwarding How to Microsoft TMS Transport rutier WMS

Update Currency Exchange Rates: easy automation

Last month, we elaborated in our blog on globalization and the role of customs within this trend. Besides the increasing pressure on border patrol, globalization also moves financial markets. Before, most companies only worked with their local currency. Nowadays, more and more companies are active in more than one country, or even in multiple continents. […]

Articole Freight Forwarding How to TMS Transport rutier WMS

How do you arange your summer transmission?

For most people, summer is their favorite season. In general, the weather is nice, people are happy and children are free from school. And when children are on holiday, their parents usually take some time off as well. This is the reason why companies do not see summer as their favorite season. Many employees are […]