This article is getting re-released in honor of ‘World Ocean Day’ https://www.worldoceansday.org/ coming on Saturday, June 08, 2019. If you read this article the first go–around last year, you can skip straight to the bottom to a link for a great webpage. If you have not read it, please do. It’s nothing that will make… Read more »
Blockchian still alive in the free market
In the past few years, I have read and heard the word ‘blockchain’ a considerable number of times. Although to date, widespread blockchain daily use remains just out of reach. But when it comes, we are going to party like it’s 1999 for sure. The 30,000 Foot View of Blockchain For anyone who has been… Read more »
Can there be too many places to buy cargo insurance?
Just one decade ago the number of organizations selling cargo insurance to freight owners for their cargo transported was a fraction of the number today. Back in those heady days, TJO Cargo was on page one for the search term ‘cargo insurance,’ and I knew many of my competitors, this is not the case today…. Read more »
Things have changed in transportation.
Long long ago in a time unrecognizable to many of us, before iPhones, Twitter, Wifi, and even the ongoing Kardashian drama, cargo moved, and supply chains existed, but it was very different than today. While dinosaurs did not quite pull containers to and from the port, they may have well have been when compared to today’s… Read more »
LTL TMS Integrated Cargo Insurance
The future looks pretty bright for the LTL industry. With the bolstering economy, expanding E-commerce, and tight truckload capacity, all indicators point up for the LTL industry. As Adam Satterfield, CFO at Old Dominion Freight Lines, was quoted in a recent Transport Topics article, “There is going to be a continuation of the long-term shift within supply… Read more »
TMS’s Pairing Up With Cargo Insurance
When I visit my local supermarket, I often head to the deli counter to purchase salami, which I am not supposed to eat. Some time ago I noticed something. Placed right next to the deli sits the supermarket bakery. Well, how convenient is that? As I wait for the salami I am forbidden to eat, there is a wonderful… Read more »
Blockchain and Transportation
There’s no shortage of blockchain technology articles in the transportation industry world as of late. I even wrote one myself https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/can-people-really-see-future-tom-o-malley/ touting blockchain technology back in February 2018 addressing the subject. Why have I and so many others written about blockchain? Because it’s coming and it will change things, that’s why. What’s not to love in blockchain? In its base… Read more »