BOXXPORT, the world’s leading B2B marketplace for container trading, strengthens its management team. BOXXPORT has appointed Paul Wolter as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In this role, he will be responsible for the strategy of the B2B trading marketplace for maritime containers and drive growth.
A shipping container is a box onto which cargo is loaded and transported from one location to another. The shipping container first came into existence a few decades ago. Ever since then, world trade was never the same. The task of loading and unloading goods from one cargo box to another was eliminated, making the whole […]
What are the shipping containers? Shipping containers are large rectangular boxes that are used to carry different categories of goods from one place to another. You have seen them on rolling trucks, long hauling trains, and huge vessels carrying a huge number of boxes at once. Invented back during the period of 1950s by an […]
SOC Containers and COC Containers are the two most talked-about topics. And this bewilderment amongst people made me write an article that could give a piece of detailed information about both. Several FAQs brim the mind every time we encounter the need of freight shipment. A huge number of risks and challenges associated with cargo […]
Entering the world of logistics and shipping, one could be bewildered by different incoterms used by the industry personnel. ‘Intermodal container‘ is one such term that is much in the use in the shipping industry. Different people have a different definition for intermodal containers- some say it’s a synonym used for shipping boxes while some […]
The last seven weeks has been a very busy one for most ports in the transpacific and Asia-Europe trade lane. This is as a result of the sudden increase in consumer spending. The drive in consumer demand leading to the shortage of containers, driving carriers to release more vessel capacities and to cancel all blank […]
In shipping lines, one would come across various expenses that add up to the total shipping charge. But what if the total expenses get even more spiked up by other charges as fine or penalties. In the shipping industry, demurrage and detention are the two popularly known charges that can accrue up to 20 times […]
The invention of the internet has led to the discoveries of various new things that are day by day transforming the entire world. The buzzword IoT (Internet of Things) is one such thing which is taking over old traditional operational activities in freight forwarding and container shipping industry while making each process efficient than earlier. […]