Category: Informative

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 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.  

May 12, 2020 Informative 432 views

10 of History's Deadliest Construction Projects

Project Location Death Toll Panama Canal Panama 30,609 Burma-Siam Railway Thailand 12,399 Sea-Baltic Canal Russia 12,000 Karakoram Highway Pakistan 892 Aswan Dam Egypt 500 Hawks Nest Tunnel United States 109 Hoover Dam United States 96 Los Angeles Aqueduct United States 43 New York City Third Water Tunnel United States 24 St. Gotthard Road Tunnel Switzerland […]

March 15, 2020 Informative 662 views

How deadly is the coronavirus?

Comparing the 🦠coronavirus to Ebola and MERS is reassuring. But that doesn’t mean we can discount Covid-19 as being just like the flu. The current 3.4% mortality rate is 34x deadlier than the seasonal flu. Even the estimate of 1%, which takes into consideration unreported mild cases, means the virus is 10x more deadly. Could […]

October 26, 2019 Informative 222 views

What is the difference between a Freight Forwarder and Customs Broker

So let’s first begin with customs broker. A customs broker is licensed by the Government to handle the customs clearance of goods for their customers, it involves preparing goods declaration, paying duties and taxes according to tariff of that product on behalf of their customers, and finally getting it released from the customs and delivering […]

August 29, 2019 Informative 219 views

What is Third-party Logistics 3PL?

Third-party logistics (abbreviated as 3PL, or TPL) in logistics and supply chain management is an organization’s use of third-party businesses to outsource elements of its distribution, warehousing, and fulfillment services. Third-party logistics providers typically specialize in integrated operations of warehousing and transportation services that can be scaled and customized to customers’ needs, based on market […]