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Author Archives for Allen Thomas

The digitization of ports

For those of you struggling to get updates on your transiting Hanjin cargo, the topic of digitization in ports could not be more timely. On October 13, I’ll be addressing this topic at the TOC Americas conference in Cancun, Mexico in a panel discussion along with Adam Compain of ClearMetal and Adam... read more

Upcoming webinar: stop searching and start saving

On Tuesday, August 9 I’ll be hosting a live webinar designed to help freight forwarders and truckers save countless hours by automating their import container status searches. Join us to learn: 1. How manually searching for flawed or stale container status information kills productivity. 2. How our import container tracking tools work to... read more

An age-old problem

I recently attended the Gulf Shipping Conference and my logistics engine for the week was Uber ― to and from the airport and all meetings. One of those meetings with a Houston-area freight forwarder revealed quite a different engine critical to their logistics operations…a fax machine. Today, most forwarders, brokers... read more

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