Freight Forwarding News - New China Low Sulphur Emission Surcharge Outlined by Shipping Lines (November 2018)

By Chi Mai
November 22, 2018
, By Chi Mai
November 22, 2018

Following recent updates on IMO’s new 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships fuel oil, the Marine Environment Protection Committe (MEPC) has regulated that the sulphur content of any fuel oil used on board ships outside emission control (ECA) zones...
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Supply Chain News: Transport ministers endorse safety assurance approach for automated vehicles in Australia

By Chi Mai
November 20, 2018

Transport ministers have paved the way for the commercial deployment of automated vehicles in Australia within the next few years, by endorsing a safety approach for approving vehicles at first supply.
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Ecommerce Logistics News - The End of Cheap Shipping From China

By Chi Mai
November 15, 2018

The White House wants to put an end to low-cost shipping from overseas, a move widely supported among U.S. e-commerce sellers.
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Whale Knows - How to Automate Your Ecommerce Fulfillment This Holiday Season

By Chi Mai
November 12, 2018

It's November and the height of Christmas and holiday shopping is just around the corner. With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Click Frenzy, and more shopping events than ever, it is absolutely crucial to automate your ecommerce fulfillment and...
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Supply Chain Commentary: Advanced analytics can drive growth for logistics companies

By Chi Mai
November 09, 2018

Last month, McKinsey published an article titled “Advanced analytics can drive the next wave of growth for transportation and logistics companies” arguing that while T&L companies are laggards in implementing the best practices in customer-facing...
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Supply Chain Technology News: New Amazon Key Service Allows Couriers to Enter Your House

By Chi Mai
November 06, 2018

It is no stranger that Amazon is heading to a futuristic ecommerce world when it comes to deliveries. From drones, Amazon Go, and more, the ecommerce giant has done it again with Amazon Key, a service that allows couriers to drop off your...
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How to Import From Thailand to Australia | Whale Logistics Freight Forwarding Country Series

By Chi Mai
October 31, 2018

In this new series, we will break down the process of how to import goods into Australia from various countries. The first post in the series focuses on Thailand, one of the biggest exporters in the ASEAN region.
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IMO Carriage Ban for High Sulfur Fuel Is A Step in the Right Direction for Greener Shipping

By Chi Mai
October 29, 2018

An amendment to support consistent implementation of the forthcoming 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships fuel oil was adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday (26 October), during the current session of the Marine...
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Supply Chain Tips - How to Prepare for Peak Season Trading

By Chi Mai
October 26, 2018
, By Chi Mai
October 26, 2018

With the peak holiday season around the corner, be equipped to handle everything supply chain side, and expect the unexpected. This blog post covers some of the tips from our perspective as freight forwarders in the business.
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Supply Chain News - Why the weaker dollar and Donald Trump's trade war are good for local manufacturers

By Chi Mai
October 22, 2018

Prepare to start seeing more of the 'Made in Australia' logo in the next few years. That is because the Australian dollar's fall is leading to the resurgence of the local manufacturing industry.
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