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Hanjin Bankruptcy: What’s Next for Ocean Shipping and Your Business?

Hanjin bankruptcy filing causes uncertainty and dismay Hanjin Shipping has filed for bankruptcy protection. With vessels stranded and thousands of containers in limbo, it’s a nightmare scenario for importers. Most unfortunate are the numerous Hanjin employees now without jobs; especially those stuck on vessels. Billions of dollars worth of cargo is sitting on nearly 40 … Read More “Hanjin Bankruptcy: What’s Next for Ocean Shipping and Your Business?”

More RFP’S or RFQ’s In Freight Transportation

More RFP’S or RFQ’s In Freight Transportation Lately we are hearing  this word more and more, some call it Request of Proposals (RFP) and some refer to it as Request of Quotes (RFQ). This time around I chose this topic in order to help sales executives to go through this challenging process . When anything … Read More “More RFP’S or RFQ’s In Freight Transportation”

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Make the most of your transportation RFP

Sybr / Make the most of your transportation RFP

A recent industry conference was punctuated with heated comments on the increasing frequency of Transportation RFP’s. Many know this three-letter acronym to mean Request for Proposal, although one carrier had another definition: “Really Friggin’ Pathetic.” Having worked both with shippers to create and conduct RFPs, and as a carrier responding to many, I have seen … Read More “Make the most of your transportation RFP”