Monthly Archives: April 2016

Emerging technologies are revolutionizing businesses across a broad spectrum of industry sectors. We see it in manufacturing with “Industry 4.0” where smart technology and real-time data are used to increase productivity and reduce costs (for example, 3D printing). We see it with the future of self-driving cars in the automotive industry; and we even see… Read More

Last year, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced its amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention, which requires shippers to provide verified gross mass (VGM) to carriers either through physically weighing a laden container or by adding weight of the cargo (including pallet, dunnage and packaging weight) to the tare weight of… Read More