In international shipping, container seals are an essential part of the container. In fact, all containers must be secured with at least one seal before a shipping line will allow it to be shipped. These seals are numbered tags secured around the lock of a shipping container once it has been loaded. How a typical […]
In the 10th edition of its inaugural Singles’ Day, Alibaba posted another record-breaking sales figure of more than $214 billion yuan (US$30.8 billion). Singles’ Day, also called “Double 11”, is the world’s biggest online sales event, outstripping the sales of U.S. shopping holidays Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Originally a holiday to celebrate being […]
This article is an adaptation of PIER71’s interview with Haulio’s Product and Development team. On 20 February, Haulio officially launched their very own driver-centric app, the Haulio Connectivity System (HCS). The mobile-focused app which is driver-centric and connected to PSA’s Port Messaging system will digitize drivers’ daily trip forms, where jobs can be deployed and reconciled seamlessly. […]
Uncle Foong’s story It is 6am in the morning and 58-year-old Uncle Foong wakes up to get ready for work. He washes up, eats breakfast, then hops onto his bicycle for his 15-minute daily commute to the lorry parking area to collect his prime mover. He is ready to start his day as a prime […]
Every year, the 2nd largest economy in the world shuts down for a week to commemorate their nation’s birthday. Known as the Golden Week, haulage services will also be affects as business comes to a standstill.