The Friday Five: Pallets, Pallets Everywhere, but None in Brexit UK
It’s not just container shortages causing bottlenecks in post-Brexit England, but a lack of supplies for pallets and packing materials too. While demand and supply for shipping supplies remain off balance, many in the industry are looking to the future. Old trucks get new life, the future is getting more sustainable, and one of the world’s biggest LSPs shows signs of a recovery in this week’s Friday Five.
March 05, 2021

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The Friday Five: Pallets, Pallets Everywhere, but None in Brexit UK

The Friday Five: Pallets, Pallets Everywhere, but None in Brexit UK

It’s not just container shortages causing bottlenecks in post-Brexit England, but a lack of supplies for pallets and packing materials too. While demand and supply for shipping supplies remain off balance, many in the industry are looking to the future. Old trucks get new life, the future is getting more sustainable, and one of the world’s biggest LSPs shows signs of a recovery in this week’s Friday Five.
March 05, 2021
Dallas Stars Announce Slync.io as the Team's Official Logistics Partner

Dallas Stars Announce Slync.io as the Team's Official Logistics Partner

Dallas Stars announce official logistics partnership with Slync.io, a technology innovator in logistics process automation and system orchestration
March 04, 2021
The Friday Five: You can put a price on the containers, but you’ll pay a premium for service

The Friday Five: You can put a price on the containers, but you’ll pay a premium for service

This week’s top news in logistics: Good service is hard to find, but for ocean shippers you can get better service for a cost. The CEO of CMA CGM talks about service quality and price at #TPM21, while elsewhere ocean reliability woes continue. Meanwhile, vulnerable supply chains are coming under the microscope of big government.
February 26, 2021
Slync Tees Up Partnership with Professional Golfer Erik van Rooyen

Slync Tees Up Partnership with Professional Golfer Erik van Rooyen

Van Rooyen Will Debut as Global Brand Ambassador for Slync.io at the 2021 World Golf Championships – Workday Championship
February 25, 2021
The Friday Five: Winter Weather Snarls US Logistics

The Friday Five: Winter Weather Snarls US Logistics

This week’s top news in logistics: It’s cold outside. Warm yourself in front of the screen with this week’s Friday Five, as record-breaking cold snaps US supply chains, more containers are lost at sea, and China’s largest e-retailer spins off its logistics division as a technologically-advanced independent LSP.
February 19, 2021
The Friday Five: Freight Congestion to Ring in the Lunar New Year

The Friday Five: Freight Congestion to Ring in the Lunar New Year

This week's top news in Logistics; Shippers and LSPs scrambled to get ahead of the Lunar New Years' rush in China, causing extra congestion at key ports leading into the holiday. Meanwhile, the import boom continues to cause congestion across U.S. ports with no immediate sign of slowing. And another LSP falls victim to a cyber attack.
February 12, 2021
The Friday Five: Slync.io raises new funding to reinvent the logistics industry

The Friday Five: Slync.io raises new funding to reinvent the logistics industry

Slync.io reached a significant milestone this week, with the announcement of a $60 million round of funding aimed at continued enhancements to its product, its customer experience and its team. Elsewhere in the logistics industry, container losses reach new highs, while costs and demand continue to skyrocket.
February 05, 2021
Slync Announces $60 Million Series B with investment from Goldman Sachs Growth

Slync Announces $60 Million Series B with investment from Goldman Sachs Growth

Slync.io, a global leader in logistics operating process and system orchestration for global logistics providers and shippers, today announced the closing of its $60 million Series B funding round. Goldman Sachs Growth led the Series B investment with participation from ...
February 04, 2021
The Friday Five: So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

The Friday Five: So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

This week's top news in logistics: It’s a case of too many cold storage containers and not enough power outlets, as drawn-out customs processes cause a backlog of frozen seafood in a Chinese port. On the other side of the ocean, American agricultural shippers sound the alarm as carriers choose empty containers over food exports, while heavy M&A activity continues in the trucking industry.
January 29, 2021