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What is Freight Forwarding?

Importing and exporting are key components for many lucrative businesses. International shipping could present great business opportunities for you, but may also seem very difficult. Freight forwarding is one of the most widely used methods of international transport for both business and personal use. Freight forwarding companies, like Bells Logistics, coordinate the shipment of goods […]

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Problems With Logistics Today

Fuel Costs One of the highest costs contributing to the “cutting transportation costs” concern is fuel prices. Higher fuel prices are likely to increase transportation costs for shippers this year by pushing up fuel surcharges. Rising diesel fuel prices are escalating surcharges added to freight rates, which is reversing a two-year trend that cut into […]

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TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS OF PERISHABLE PRODUCTS

Keeping perishable goods at the right temperature is essential for ensuring safety and quality, and the cold chain is responsible for this important job. People expect the foods they buy – such as fruits, vegetables, seafood, meat, and dairy products – to have an appetizing appearance and be safe to eat. When this is neglected, […]

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Modern Logistics

In the narrow sense, logistics refers to the warehousing and transportation of business processes. In recent years, with the rapid development of the regional economy, the scattered, inefficient and high-cost logistics activities have been transformed into logistics resources to complement and integrate with each other.  Modern logistics activities from the production, trade and consumption of […]

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Top 5 Future Trends in Supply Chain and Logistics

From the first assembly lines to today’s advanced robotic solutions, the supply chain process is constantly evolving. The latest trends in supply chain and logistics focus on smart, tech-driven management to reduce operating expenses and increase efficiency. Hence, let’s look into some key trends expected to affect the shape and development of supply chain practices […]

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What Is Logistics Services?

In general, logistics simply means coordinating the movement of people and items so that everything flows smoothly, though by definition it can refer to a wide variety of things in a business context. However, the most common use of the word logistics in the business world today has to do with the movement of merchandise […]

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Freight Forwarding in Ethiopia

Importing and exporting are key components for many lucrative businesses. International shipping could present great business opportunities for you, but may also seem daunting. If you have not heard the term “freight forwarder” before, you may be a little confused. Is it a shipping company? A distribution manager? An importing and exporting partner? A commercial […]

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Multimodal Vs Intermodal Shipping

Intermodal: Intermodal freight transport involves the transportation of freight in an intermodal container or vehicle, using multiple modes of transportation (rail, ship, and truck), without any handling of the freight itself when changing modes. The method reduces cargo handling, and so improves security, reduces damage and loss, and allows freight to be transported faster. Reduced […]

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Project Cargo

L “Project cargo” is a term used to broadly describe the national or international transportation of large, heavy, high value, or complex pieces of equipment. The materials can be sourced globally, or from one individual location. The oil and gas, wind power, mining, engineering, and construction industries are heavily involved in this level of transportation. […]

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The History And Importance Of Logistics

The word “logistic” originated from the combination of logic (logic) and static (latin) in the latin language. Logistics is primarily a military term, so the first applications were in military areas. However, the word’s main importance was first understood during World War II and then started to be viewed and applied to logistics as a […]

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