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Trucking Transformation Driven by Innovation

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5 hábitos para convertirse en un camionero exitoso

El mundo del transporte por carretera no es tan fácil como parece; hay veces dónde el conductor se puede sentir frustrado. Mucha responsabilidad recae en los hombros de los camioneros y no sólo se trata de prestar atención mientras se conduce. Un conductor siempre debe estar preparado para enfrentar cualquier tipo de circunstancia que pueda ocurrir en el camino.

Aquí hay 5 hábitos que todo conductor puede adoptar para lograr el éxito:

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5 habits to be a successful truck driver

Five Habits that every Truck Driver must Adopt to be a successful trucker

The world of trucking is not as obvious as it seems. There are times when a trucker might feel frustrated because that’s what the job demands. It demands that a trucker should be able to take in frustration and find a way out of tough situations. A lot of responsibility is on the shoulders of a trucker and it’s not just about being attentive while on the road. A driver should always be prepared to deal with any circumstance that might occur during the drive. Here are a few habits that every trucker should adopt to achieve success:

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Freight it forward

Documentation, regulations, laws, restrictions, specifications: there are many reasons that make shipping cargo a very complex endeavor. For many individuals and companies, the logistics of transporting goods from one place to another can be extremely daunting. Luckily, there are specialists who make a living by taking care of all these details. This is the job description of freight forwarders.

Freight forwarding companies rarely carry shipments themselves. Instead, they rely on trusted carriers and shipping services companies, as well as their expertise of the complex world of logistics, to provide a wide array of shipping solutions to their clients. Some of these solutions might include:

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5 aplicaciones para conductores de camiones

La tecnología se ha desarrollado a pasos agigantados con el paso de los años. Las aplicaciones móviles o apps son imprescindibles en nuestro día a día. Por eso, hoy te traemos un listado con las mejores aplicaciones para conductores de camiones:

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Leandro Finol and Antonio Ellek Join Quickload’s Board of Advisors

We are thrilled to announce the addition of two accomplished individuals to the Quickload Advisory Board, effective immediately.

Leandro Finol is a highly visible member of the Miami entrepreneurial ecosystem. He recently founded Platform Miami, which provides a playbook of best practices, execution, and Silicon Valley contacts to help early-stage entrepreneurs scale their businesses.

In his previous experience as executive director of The Idea Center at Miami-Dade College, Mr. Finol helped mentor the next generation of business leaders. The Idea Center offers a support network for MDC students and the Miami community to help make entrepreneurial ideas come to life.

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A Brief History of Containerization

As logistics professionals, it’s hard to imagine life without shipping containers. But while it may seem that the ubiquitous steel boxes have been the backbone of supply chains around the world, it turns out that containerization — the way of shipping intermodal freight using standardized containers — is a fairly recent innovation.

Even though the concept of containerization is centuries-old, the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) containers we use today weren’t adopted globally until the early 1970s. This innovation was revolutionary, to say the least.

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How small errors can cost you lots of money and how to avoid them

Making errors is unfortunately too often the name of the game in shipping logistics. There are so many moving parts in a shipping supply chain, that even the slightest mistake can snowball into costly delays and blunders.

Luckily, technology has changed logistics for the better in this regard. New tools, applications, and services help minimize errors and mistakes that will ultimately make your shipping logistics more efficient and less costly.

To learn how new technology can help you waste less time and money due to mistakes, it’s important to know how they happen in the first place:

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