[Freightos in The Load Star] Booming online freight sales producing a ‘golden age’ for SME forwarders

The rapid uptick in digital freight sales means first-mover advantage is over, according to Freightos. But, it adds, the industry has entered a “golden age” for SME forwarders. Speaking at the Container xChange Digital Container Summit last week, Freightos chief marketing officer Eytan Buchman predicted that over half of global freight sales would be made online within the next decade.

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[Freightos in EPSNEws] China-U.S. Ocean Freight Demand Outstrips Supply

Ocean demand out of China to the U.S. continued to outstrip capacity. The pandemic (and trade war) have not reduced U.S. SMB interest in imports from China. Freightos.com marketplace search data show that China’s share of importer freight searches trended down through 2019 to a low of 88 percent in January. But since the rebound in U.S. imports in June, shippers are focusing on Chinese suppliers again, as China captured 91 percent of searches in August.

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Convoy hires former Expedia CEO as president and COO as digital freight startup tops 1k employees – GeekWire

Convoy hires former Expedia CEO as president and COO as digital freight startup tops 1k employees  GeekWire
“startups when:1d” – Google News

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Fox Exclusive] Hyperloop Could Be the Change Required To Transform Transportation of Passengers and Freight in India

Harj Dhaliwal, Managing Director for Hyperloop One’s the Middle East and India region noted the potential the company has in India. He said, “India is home to the fastest growing global economy, a vibrant young workforce, and world-class high-tech engineering skills. It makes an ideal market to launch Hyperloop.”

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