INLAND CONTAINER DEPOTS / DRY PORTS

Inland Container Depots (ICDs) or “Dry Ports” can be private or state-owned. They assist in the efficient movement of cargo for shippers, shipping lines & freight forwarders playing a crucial role in transshipment, storage and consolidation of goods. ICDs also double up as hubs for container repair, cleaning and inspection. Inland Container Depots (ICDs) are container storage …

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BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE REPORTING

The global business intelligence market is poised to reach $29.48 billion by 2022 (Reuters, 2017). By and large, companies with less than 100 staff benefit more from business intelligence penetration. Data will dramatically transform the way businesses perform in the future as companies become increasingly dependent on information to remain competitive in the marketplace. Executive …

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SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS IN SHIPPING CONTAINER TRADING OPERATIONS

  Container trading and leasing are integral to the shipping & logistics industry. Leasing companies account for more than 50% of all container purchases. The global shipping container market was valued at $8.70 billion in 2019 and projected to reach $12.08 billion by 2027. The shipping and logistics industry has traditionally dealt with voluminous paperwork …

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LAST-MILE DELIVERY AND ITS CHALLENGES IN THE CONTAINER SHIPPING INDUSTRY

  McKinsey and Company values parcel shipments at more than $83 billion. The e-commerce market will double in value in roughly ten years in developed markets. Global e-Commerce crosses $25.6 trillion in revenue as per latest UNCTAD estimates. In 2018, over 1.4 billion customers shopped online. Last-mile delivery takes up almost 30% of the total …

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