Practically any kind of cargo can be transported via less than truckload shipping. The delivery mode minimizes transport costs by using vehicle space efficiently and ensures the safety of the goods carried.
Chemical product transportation is not for amateurs. How can a chemical company know that a given logistics services provider is a responsible and qualified partner? A positive SQAS assessment is the best indicator.
Everyone has heard ancient tales about merchants bringing goods from distant countries. Spices from India, silk from China, and cloth from England traveled thousands of kilometers and fell into the hands of buyers only after several months. Today, in the era of high speeds and constant availability of goods, late delivery can quickly lead to a perfume falling out fashion. The efficiency of product transportation is a critical factor – especially for lines of goods that are regularly updated.
Today’s automotive industry is actively developing. Production levels, import and export volumes, and distribution network sizes are all growing and driving a corresponding demand for transport and logistics services.
Turkey plays a strategic role in cargo transportation between the countries of the East and West. Thanks to a constant transit flow across the country’s central geographical location, logistics had until recently been one of Turkey’s fastest growing sectors with an average annual growth rate of 20%.
As confirmed by numerous studies, direct conversations and face-to-face meetings are the most effective way to establish lasting business relationships. Trade fairs offer some of the best opportunities to have such meetings.
Historically, sea freight shipping was a key driver of the development of international commerce. Shipping goods by sea is still popular nowadays due to low costs, high vessel load capacities, and minimal restrictions on vessel carrying capacities.
In working with staff, it is especially important to strive to improve their work, because the success of the whole business depends on them. HR specialists from transport and logistics provider AsstrA are committed to this principle shared by industry experts.
Every year, China hosts hundreds of events dedicated to logistics, SCM, and transport-related infrastructure. These events focus on both domestic issues and large-scale international cooperation, including the implementation of the Chinese government’s Belt and Road Initiative.
Autumn in Southern France was marked by beautiful weather and a warm networking mood. Coastal Marseille once again hosted guests and participants of Top Transport Europe, which took place on 17 and 18 October in the Palais du Pharo. Experts from the AsstrA-Associated Traffic AG participated in the event, which brought together suppliers of transport and logistics services and their potential Clients.
How can you be confident that a company’s services will be top-quality? How can you ensure that a company considers the interests of both customers and partners – and is environmentally conscious in the process? How can you know what sets one third party logistic (3PL) provider’s services apart from those of the other tens of thousands operating around the world today?
On October 12, 2018, representatives of maritime businesses all along the Polish coast gathered for the 20th Duck Meeting in Gdynia. Experts from the AsstrA-Associated Traffic AG international transportation and logistics corporate group took part in this strategic conference.