September 26, 2020 Informative 270 views

Startup Funding Rounds

Phase 1 – Starting the Company Pre-seed/friends and family funding: The usual step before angel funding or VCs, where the founder or founders just have a set of skills and an idea to begin their company, and either themselves or close friends and family fund it. Incorporation/Corporation: Allows the founders and the investor to agree on the […]

September 23, 2020 Statistics 2,947 views

Top 25 Freight Forwarders by US Imports from Asia 2020

US Import from Asia, Jan-Aug 2020 The JOC Top 25 Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers (NVOs) in the eastbound trans-Pacific trade handled 49.4 percent of the nearly 4.73 million TEU in US imports from Asia transported by NVOs during the first eight months of 2020. Rank NVOCC TEU Jan-Aug 2020 1 Apex Group 238,940 2 Expeditors International […]

September 23, 2020 Informative 31,492 views

IMO Classes for Dangerous Goods

The Carriage of dangerous goods and marine pollutants in sea-going ships is respectively regulated in the International Convention for the Safety of the Life at Sea (SOLAS) and the International Convention for the Prevention of pollution from Ships (MARPOL).

September 13, 2020 Informative 1,378 views

Apple: Revenue by Product 2007-2012

Had made this chart 8 years ago, it pretty much sums up Apple Inc and the revolution it led after 2007 and how it became the first $2 trillion company from the verge of bankruptcy.  

September 11, 2020 General 1,537 views

DB Schenker to AP Møller-Mærsk: Welcome to the junglepermalink

Alesssandro: It didn’t take long for feedback in my marketplace to explode at the end of last week, when I went after the status of relations between Germany’s DB Schenker and Denmark’s AP Møller-Mærsk as the former, shamelessly, tries to poach Damco customers in what appears to be the epitome of a strained forwarder-carrier connection. […]

September 1, 2020 General 1,436 views

Safmarine and Damco brands go in latest Maersk reshufflepermalink

In further sweeping changes at A.P. Moller-Maersk, Damco will disappear as an NVOCC, while the Safmarine brand, the African shipping line acquired by Maersk in 1999, is to be phased out and subsumed into the Maersk product. Press F for respects.