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Similar to most industries, the freight industry is heavily impacted by economics, climate and most of all – technology. Most people don’t realize this ancient industry has been ‘disrupted’ like so many others over the past few decades. Specifically, it’s been the growth and availability of spot-buy freight or spot freight. It’s now easier than…

Times Are Bad, And We’re Doing Good. Our founder Wiebe Helder shares his latest observations alongside some CARGOBASE news. When it comes to taking the temperature of the economy; defining its current outlook, a joke comes to mind: “If your neighbor gets laid off, it’s a recession. If you get laid off, it’s a depression.”…

The World’s First Curated Multi-Freight Mode Marketplace Isn’t she lovely? Meet our new baby, Cargobase Mercado. The Industry Needed A Platform Logistics tend to cost more for small and medium enterprises than large enterprises. Firstly, SMEs cargo are usually smaller and of more irregular frequency. Secondly, SMEs often lack international freight shipment experiences. Logistics costs…

Here’s a quick round up of common terms you’ve probably already heard thrown around while working in the logistics business. But what do they mean, how and when do we use them? Let’s start with Freight modes. Air Charter Involves the rental of an entire aircraft and is commonly used for time sensitive cargo or…