Countdown to Japan AFR: CargoSmart Launches Resource Center

Since April 2013, CargoSmart has hosted several live seminars and online webinars to update and educate our customers about Japan Customs’ new Advance Filing Rule (AFR). After collecting dozens of questions from NVOCCs and working with Japan Customs and Nippon Automated Cargo and Port Consolidated System, Inc. Read More…


CargoSmart Meets with Over 1,200 Delegates at Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference

On November 7th, CargoSmart exhibited at the Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference 2013 in Hong Kong. We are delighted to have met with over 1,200 delegates at the conference.

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What NVOCCs Should Know About Skipped Sailings

According to Drewry Maritime Research, sailing cancellations are on the rise. Last year, we also saw a surge in blanked sailings during the winter months as a way for carriers to manage capacity. What happens when your carriers blank sailings? On the operations side, it means that if you do not have visibility to current schedules, then it can create downstream inefficiencies and higher costs when looking up schedules, making rate quotes, and providing the latest schedule information for your customers. Read More…


Celebrating One-Year Anniversary of CargoSmart's Innovating Newsletter

It is with pleasure that we bring to you the one-year anniversary issue of CargoSmart’s Innovating. The milestone marks a full year of providing analysis about vessel, port, trade lane, canal, and schedule delays spanning the globe. While our mission remains the same, we have expanded the breadth of our coverage with more vessels, deep sea visibility as well as coastal visibility near the ports, and analysis down to the terminal level at ports.

With a refreshed look, the anniversary issue provides an interview with the head of the GVVMC, the team behind the e-newsletter’s insights, and an analysis of schedule, vessel, and port delays around the globe. Highlights include: Read More…