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Jul
25
A fix to bulging containers

A fix to bulging containers

Maybe you have noticed containers whose sides are bulging. Some look more round than rectangular. They are a shipping line's
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Jul
07
More Simpler

More Simpler

Today I was reminded of how important simplicity is. I also remembered how luxurious the simple things are. Today we
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Jun
29
Projects and risks

Projects and risks

Several months back, we were debating what types of scales to purchase for our trucks. The two options: conventional pit
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Jun
22
Shipping Lines Can't Stand Small Customers

Shipping Lines Can't Stand Small Customers

Ocean shipping lines hate small customers. Freight networks have been operating at or over capacity for months. Cargo is delayed,
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Jun
21
Genius of simple

Genius of simple

Complexity is easy. Simple is difficult - and genius. Before containers existed, ships took weeks to load. The process was
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Jun
15
Just in time

Just in time

There is a global freight log jam that is destroying businesses. Nothing can move in or out quick enough. There
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May
19
We shut down a factory

We shut down a factory

The other day I was talking to one of my customers - a shipper. He was explaining how strains on
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May
10
Automate those reports

Automate those reports

Imagine you are running a shipping line. Thousands of people work for you. Your ships are all over the planet.
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Apr
19
Course vs Compass

Course vs Compass

Hey lady! Which was is Korea?It was 0200-something and our first time assuming the watch after almost two weeks
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