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How Tracking APIs Help Streamline Ocean Freight Management

How Tracking APIs Help Streamline Ocean Freight Management

Read on to learn how tracking API technology is helping shippers, BCOs, and freight forwarders optimize everyday operations, saving them time and money.

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Why Haven’t BCOs Adopted End-to-End Visibility?

Why Haven’t BCOs Adopted End-to-End Visibility?

Read how Vizion API’s robust, easy-to-implement technology solutions help importers overcome barriers in achieving end-to-end visibility.

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Top 25 Ocean Carriers for Shipping

Top 25 Ocean Carriers for Shipping

With more options than ever, how should shippers go about selecting a carrier for shipping? Hint: focus on experience. Read on to learn more now.

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Why Container Visibility Is Going to Make or Break Ocean Shipping This Peak Season

Why Container Visibility Is Going to Make or Break Ocean Shipping This Peak Season

Shippers must get true visibility into their ocean freight to prepare for potential supply chain disruptions this peak shipping season. Learn more now.

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The Ultimate Guide to Better Management Through Real-Time Freight Visibility

The Ultimate Guide to Better Management Through Real-Time Freight Visibility

A lack of freight visibility across containers and all modes will inevitably lead to higher costs in several core areas. Learn more today

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Top 25 Freight Forwarders in Global Trade

Top 25 Freight Forwarders in Global Trade

Have you wondered who the top 25 freight forwarders in global trade by volume are? Check out our latest countdown today.

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Vizion Raises $14M to Make Ocean Freight Visibility Accessible to All

Vizion Raises $14M to Make Ocean Freight Visibility Accessible to All

Vizion, an API-based solution for ocean freight visibility, announces it has raised a $14 million Series A round led by Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC) with participation from Maersk Growth and Valuestream Ventures.

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Blew Up the Global Supply Chain

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Blew Up the Global Supply Chain

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an implosion of the global supply chain, the likes of which we've never seen before. Read on to learn more.

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Is Consistency & Control in Global Logistics a Pipe Dream?

Is Consistency & Control in Global Logistics a Pipe Dream?

Real-time visibility empowers far greater consistency and control in global logistics. Read on to learn how VIZION is making this pipe dream a reality.

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How Container Visibility Helps Freight Forwarders Improve Customer Satisfaction

How Container Visibility Helps Freight Forwarders Improve Customer Satisfaction

Real-time container visibility helps freight forwarders improve the customer experience and set themselves apart from the competition. Read on to learn more!

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Traceability in Container Shipping is Critical to Cost Control

Traceability in Container Shipping is Critical to Cost Control

New software solutions offer businesses a way to gain control over their logistics costs. How can visibility solutions help your business? Learn more now.

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7 Opportunities for Increasing Supply Chain Visibility

7 Opportunities for Increasing Supply Chain Visibility

How can logistics businesses employ cutting-edge technological solutions to meet customers’ increased demand for visibility? Read on to learn more.

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How Integration to Track a Container Shipment Helps BCOs

How Integration to Track a Container Shipment Helps BCOs

Integration between systems is crucial to know how to track a container shipment and avoid rolled cargo. Learn how it benefits BCOs now.

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Top Features to Look for in Supply Chain Visibility Software

Top Features to Look for in Supply Chain Visibility Software

Knowing what to look for in a supply chain visibility software is crucial to maximizing your investment in technology. Learn what features to look for now.

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Visibility in Logistics Impact on Detention, Demurrage, and Per Diem Rates

Visibility in Logistics Impact on Detention, Demurrage, and Per Diem Rates

With the growing logistics visibility sector poised to redefine the logistics industry, it’s time for shippers to ask, what is supply chain visibility?

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Building an Effective Supply Chain Software Infrastructure

Building an Effective Supply Chain Software Infrastructure

It is essential to have the proper software infrastructure to meet the current challenges of supply chain management. Read on to learn more.

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Ocean Logistics Tracking: 3 Reasons Shippers Mistake Carrier ETA for Freight Visibility

Ocean Logistics Tracking: 3 Reasons Shippers Mistake Carrier ETA for Freight Visibility

The supply chain has changed, and it’s time for logistics businesses to ask how their visibility solutions should change with it. Click to learn more now.

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How Transportation Visibility Goes Beyond Traditional Tracking

How Transportation Visibility Goes Beyond Traditional Tracking

It’s time to consider new solutions to real-time transportation visibility issues. Learn how new technologies can help your business now.

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Why the Global Supply Chain is One Suez Canal Blockage Away from Wasting $400M Per Hour in Lost Trade

Why the Global Supply Chain is One Suez Canal Blockage Away from Wasting $400M Per Hour in Lost Trade

A Suez Canal blockage costs $400 million an hour in lost trade. Read on to learn why this canal is so important.

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8 Reasons Why In-Transit Visibility of Containers Should be Table Stakes

8 Reasons Why In-Transit Visibility of Containers Should be Table Stakes

Customers don’t just expect in-transit visibility into ocean freight—they demand it. Learn how container visibility is key to customer retention and more.

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The Great Empty Shipping Container Shortage Challenge & The Role of Visibility

The Great Empty Shipping Container Shortage Challenge & The Role of Visibility

Why is there a container shortage when empty shipping containers sit stacked at ports? Learn how greater visibility can reduce inefficient bottlenecks.

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The Cost of Poor Container Shipment Visibility & What to Do About It

The Cost of Poor Container Shipment Visibility & What to Do About It

Limited shipment visibility can be improved through real-time freight tracking down to the load and shipment level, not just containers. Learn more today.

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What Are the Types of Supply Chain, Transportation, or Logistics Visibility

What Are the Types of Supply Chain, Transportation, or Logistics Visibility

Maximize efficiency and delivery services by improving supply chain visibility and transportation transparency. Read on to learn how.

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How to Track and Trace a Containers With Bill of Lading

How to Track and Trace a Containers With Bill of Lading

Have questions about how to track and trace containers with a bill of lading and other track-and-trace options? Learn more and keep on reading.

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The Many Ways of How to Track a Container Vessel

The Many Ways of How to Track a Container Vessel

Transportation service providers must know how to track a container on a ship to keep customers informed at all times. Read on to learn how.

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What are the Types of Supply Chain Visibility Software, Applications & Technology to Consider?

What are the Types of Supply Chain Visibility Software, Applications & Technology to Consider?

Read why choosing the right supply chain visibility software is far from the only key to attaining a more transparent, efficient, and reliable value chain. Read more now.

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What Is Ocean or Sea Freight Shipping?

What Is Ocean or Sea Freight Shipping?

The intricacies of ocean freight services and international ocean freight shipping can be challenging to manage. Read on to learn insider tips.

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What Is Possible With Improved Ocean or Sea Freight Shipment Tracking & Predictive Visibility

What Is Possible With Improved Ocean or Sea Freight Shipment Tracking & Predictive Visibility

When it comes to maximizing freight monitoring & optimizing ocean freight tracking, there is a lot that shippers can do to improve. Read on to learn more.

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Who are the Largest Ocean and Sea Shipping Carriers by Size & Revenue?

Who are the Largest Ocean and Sea Shipping Carriers by Size & Revenue?

By studying the largest ocean carriers in operation today, shipping companies can mimic successful protocols and procedures. Keep reading to learn more.

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How to Evaluate an Ocean Freight Visibility Provider or Partner

How to Evaluate an Ocean Freight Visibility Provider or Partner

Knowing how to evaluate an ocean freight visibility platform is crucial to cutting costs.. Learn more today.

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The 5 Key Benefits of Shipping Container Tracking Technology via API

The 5 Key Benefits of Shipping Container Tracking Technology via API

Container tracking and monitoring container locations is an ongoing process that is constantly changing and adapting. Read on to learn more!

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Container Demurrage and Detention in Shipping: The Difference, History, & The Current State

Container Demurrage and Detention in Shipping: The Difference, History, & The Current State

Understanding demurrage vs. detention and when each applies is crucial to reducing container shipping costs. Learn more about them today.

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An Industry Guide to Container Shipping Data Analytics & KPIs that Provide Actionable Insights

An Industry Guide to Container Shipping Data Analytics & KPIs that Provide Actionable Insights

Read on to discover how tapping into shipping analytics is the best way to measure performance and drive a transparent, optimized supply chain.

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The Steps to Improve Container Track and Trace

The Steps to Improve Container Track and Trace

Read on to learn more about the benefits of real-time container tracking and how to improve your track and trace process.

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What are Shipping Incoterms? A Guide for Which Incoterms to Use

What are Shipping Incoterms? A Guide for Which Incoterms to Use

Read on to learn more about Incoterms 2020 and how to choose the ideal Incoterms rules for your business's needs.

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The Challenges & The Value Gained when Supply Chain Visibility is in Place

The Challenges & The Value Gained when Supply Chain Visibility is in Place

Read on to learn more about the immense value of supply chain visibility as well as the challenges associated with achieving a transparent supply chain.

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Improving the IT Framework in Supply Chain Management with Clean, Enriched, and Standardized Ocean Tracking Data

Improving the IT Framework in Supply Chain Management with Clean, Enriched, and Standardized Ocean Tracking Data

Read on to learn more about the importance of ocean tracking data when it comes to improving the IT framework in supply chain management.

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Why Container Visibility is the Atomic Unit of Supply Chain Management

Why Container Visibility is the Atomic Unit of Supply Chain Management

Read on to learn more about the vital role that container visibility plays in modern supply chain management

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No, You Don't Need an IT Army to Implement Ocean Container Tracking Visibility

No, You Don't Need an IT Army to Implement Ocean Container Tracking Visibility

Container Tracking visibility implementation should not need an IT army. Instead, easy implementation is possible via quality, accessible APIs. Learn more.

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Tracking In-Transit Containers: How to Reduce Time, Costs & Errors

Tracking In-Transit Containers: How to Reduce Time, Costs & Errors

Read on to learn more about how to reduce your organization's expenses and improve its logistics through real-time container tracking.

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Why Container Tracking Data Shouldn't Be Inaccessible & Messy

Why Container Tracking Data Shouldn't Be Inaccessible & Messy

Read on to learn more about how VIZION is solving the problem of inconsistent and unorganized container tracking data.

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What Port Operators Should Know About the Value of Real-Time Container Tracking APIs

What Port Operators Should Know About the Value of Real-Time Container Tracking APIs

What Port Operators Should Know About the Value of Real-Time Container Tracking APIs

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Why Shipper Demand for Ocean Visibility Will Continue To Grow

Why Shipper Demand for Ocean Visibility Will Continue To Grow

Improved ocean visibility will benefit shippers, BCOs, and consumers. Expect to see demand increase for better tracking and shipment transparency in 2022 and 2023.

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How Container Shipping Exception Management Improves With Tracking APIs

How Container Shipping Exception Management Improves With Tracking APIs

When container tracking is solved, all parties can focus more strategically and proactively on resolving and managing shipping exceptions.

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The Ease & Value Of Implementing Ocean Freight And Container Tracking APIs

The Ease & Value Of Implementing Ocean Freight And Container Tracking APIs

When it comes to ocean freight tracking, there is no easier or faster way to collect and share real-time location and other container data than through an application programming interface (API).

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Manufacturers & BCOs Who Have Container Visibility Make Better Decisions In The Global Supply Chain

Manufacturers & BCOs Who Have Container Visibility Make Better Decisions In The Global Supply Chain

It isn’t a matter of if disruption will strike, it’s when. Those who have container visibility are far better equipped to react with decisiveness.

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Best Practices For 3PLs To Improve Shipping Container Delivery Estimates

Best Practices For 3PLs To Improve Shipping Container Delivery Estimates

BCOs and shippers rely on 3PL partners for shipping container status updates and insights at any given time. Those who deliver with confidence build trust.

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Why Freight Forwarders, Brokers, & 3PLs Who Offer Real-Time Shipment Visibility Keep Customers

Why Freight Forwarders, Brokers, & 3PLs Who Offer Real-Time Shipment Visibility Keep Customers

Real-time container visibility is essential for building customer satisfaction and brand loyalty. Without those, your business is living on borrowed time.

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The 7 Stakeholders Who Need Automated API-Driven Container Visibility & Data

The 7 Stakeholders Who Need Automated API-Driven Container Visibility & Data

API technology is advancing digital transformation and providing much-needed container visibility that benefits key stakeholders with each ocean shipment.

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Why Lack Of Essential Supply Chain Data Infrastructure Is Impeding Digitization Of Global Trade

Why Lack Of Essential Supply Chain Data Infrastructure Is Impeding Digitization Of Global Trade

It’s time to embrace digital transformation or be left behind. But first, you must have clean, accurate supply chain data.

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How Are APIs Enabling Supply Chain Digital Transformation?

How Are APIs Enabling Supply Chain Digital Transformation?

Achieving true supply chain digital transformation is possible only through the use of API technology. Learn more about digital twins and supply chains.

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Vizion Raises $3.25M To Solve Ocean Freight Visibility Problem

Vizion Raises $3.25M To Solve Ocean Freight Visibility Problem

Vizion, an API-based solution for ocean freight visibility, today announced it has raised $3.25 million led by supply chain specialist Tech Square Ventures with participation from Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, MS&AD Ventures, and Ashish Mistry.

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What Is Demurrage And Detention & How Can Visibility Tech Help Manage Them?

What Is Demurrage And Detention & How Can Visibility Tech Help Manage Them?

Once you define demurrage charges, you’ll begin to understand that API technology is the best way to control or even avoid them. Learn more today.

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5 Tips To Reduce Container Detention And Demurrage Charges

5 Tips To Reduce Container Detention And Demurrage Charges

There are ways to reduce or even eliminate container detention and demurrage charges. Spoiler alert: having the right technology is one of them.

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How APIs Are Bringing Confidence To Stakeholders Who Hear ‘Where Is My Container’ And ‘When Will It Arrive?’

How APIs Are Bringing Confidence To Stakeholders Who Hear ‘Where Is My Container’ And ‘When Will It Arrive?’

Where is my container and when will it arrive? With an API from the right ocean freight visibility provider in place, you’ll get the answers... and confidence.

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The Use Cases Of Cargo And Freight Shipment Tracking APIs For Visibility

The Use Cases Of Cargo And Freight Shipment Tracking APIs For Visibility

Freight shipment tracking APIs are driving the ongoing digital transformation of global supply chains, as evidenced by the many use cases in play today.

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No-Code Ocean Container Tracking In Under 60 Minutes

No-Code Ocean Container Tracking In Under 60 Minutes

Ocean container tracking does not need to take an army of developers to put in place. Vizion can get you access to reliable and real time visibility with a simple no code solution that fits your short or long term goals for ocean tracking.

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Port Congestion: A Look At The Data

Port Congestion: A Look At The Data

It is a mammoth undertaking for port ecosystems to achieve a level of visibility that fosters efficiency. By tracking data across various port locations, we can understand how ports and carriers are performing despite the challenges they are experiencing.

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Commitment To Product Led Growth

Commitment To Product Led Growth

Do you build a company that is product led or is it a services led growth model? The choice a company makes will have a lasting impact on how they structure and build the support needed to grow and acquire new customers. Read why Vizion chose product led.

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Choosing A Freight Visibility Data Provider

Choosing A Freight Visibility Data Provider

Finding what fits your business needs can be a challenge. There are various factors to consider when selecting your visibility data provider. Who you choose to partner with will affect the workflow of employees in your company, value you provide to customers, and your ability to manage and respond.

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Data And Crisis Events: Preparation And Recovery

Data And Crisis Events: Preparation And Recovery

COVID-19 highlighted just how interconnected the global supply chain is across industries. Recent catastrophic events and the fallout have forced businesses now more than ever to take a closer look at their crisis recovery plans.

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Instant Ocean Visibility With No-Code Automations

Instant Ocean Visibility With No-Code Automations

Adopting and developing technology or software is not an easy thing, especially for companies in the supply chain and logistics space. Luckily, there are options, and they may be easier to implement than you might think.

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Control Towers: Five Must-Have Capabilities

Control Towers: Five Must-Have Capabilities

The concept of the "control tower" is becoming increasingly widespread in Supply Chain Management. Every vendor has its own definition, but all share the common theme of visibility.

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Reliability & Ocean ETAs

Reliability & Ocean ETAs

Delays are inevitable in international freight and logistics. Estimated time of arrivals (ETAs) are often an educated guess. Over the last few years, there have been efforts to improve the array of estimates offered, how those estimates are generated, and improvements in making estimates actionable.

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How APIs Automate Shipping Container Delivery Status

How APIs Automate Shipping Container Delivery Status

Learn how quality data accessible through APIs will help you to track your shipments to see the delivery status and drive more value and greater ROI.

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Vizion Raises $1.5M To Solve Ocean Freight Visibility Problem

Vizion Raises $1.5M To Solve Ocean Freight Visibility Problem

Today, Vizion, an API-based solution for ocean freight visibility, announced its $1.5M financing round led by supply chain specialist Dynamo Ventures with participation from 1984 Ventures, Wavemaker Partners, and SaaS Ventures.

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What’s The Quality Of Ocean Carrier Data?

What’s The Quality Of Ocean Carrier Data?

Across the supply chain and logistics industry organizations and operators know in their gut that ocean visibility data leaves something to be desired, but do we know the specifics of that suspicion?

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