Industry Insights

Latest Ransomware Attack Hits Shipping Industry

In May, the WannaCry global ransomware attack targeted computers worldwide running Microsoft’s Window operating system by encrypting data and demanding ransom payments. WannaCry brought computer systems from Russia to China to the U.K. and the U.S. to their knees, locking people out of their data and demanding they pay a ransom or lose everything. More […]

Industry Insights, Shipping

The Importance of Having the Right Policy Limits and Coverage

Purchasing the right policies to protect your business, whether you are a transportation company or logistics service provider, is critical in ensuring that your exposures are adequately addressed in the event of a loss. There is a great deal that goes into securing the right insurance, including having proper property and liability limits for each […]

Errors and Omissions, Industry Insights, Transportation

Good News: Shippers Increasingly Relying on 3PLs for Logistics & Supply Chain Services

Supply chain consulting firm Armstrong & Associates released its report, “Trends in 3PL/Customer Relationships – 2017,” indicating that 90% of domestic Fortune 500 companies rely on third-party logistics providers (3PL) for outsourced logistics and supply chain services. Armstrong & Associates has been tracking these 3PL-customer relationships for more than a decade. The report findings are […]

Industry Insights, Insights, Shipping

Customs and Border Protection Bonds FAQ – How Do I Resolve an eBond Rejection?

As part of our ongoing efforts to provide the tools and resources you need to successfully manage a compliant Customs Bond Program, we offer the following answers to your most frequently asked questions. The following information reveals some of the most common reasons why eBonds are rejected by CBP and solutions on how these issues […]

eBond, Industry Insights

LSPs: Getting Prepared for the 2017 Peak Holiday Season

Although the peak holiday season is still months away, shippers and logistics service providers should heed the lessons of past missteps in order to ensure that the upcoming season is a happy one for their customers. It’s this very time period – the day after Thanksgiving to December 23 – that many retailers earn the […]

Cargo Insurance, Industry Insights, Shipping, Transportation

Cyber Attacks, Natural Disasters and Supply Chain Failures Among Top Vulnerabilities for Businesses

In its annual Global Resilience Index, insurer FM Global revealed that cyber attacks, natural hazards and supply chain failure are among the top risks that businesses face around the world. The annual index, which is online and available for free, ranks 130 countries and territories by their enterprise resilience to disruptive events. It provides a […]

Industry Insights, Insights

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