Month: May 2018

Robotization and eCommerce changing the models for the Supply Chain

We are starting to see that more and more 3PL logistics companies and warehouses that are doing eCommerce fulfillment doing big changes to develop more efficient ways to manage the resources in order to increase speed, accuracy and cut costs. So many robotics systems are being implemented in order to follow the fast pace changes…
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Brazil paralyzed by truckers strike

Since Monday, May 21st 2018, truckers in Brazil are on strike, with no forecast to finish. Important roads are being blocked affecting the supply of products on markets, gas stations, and consequently, deliveries and pick ups at ports and airports. Furthermore, Brazilian Customs continues on strike, which started on May 14th, also with no forecast to end. Our…
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect

On 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. It’s a wide-ranging piece of legislation passed by the European Union (EU) in order to ensure the protection of personal data. The protection of all personal data is of utmost importance to In Motion Logistics. We care about you and we care…
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Changes to China Customs Regulations Effective June 1, 2018

China Customs has released Order No. 56 [2017], effective 1 June 2018. The regulation states that all shipments—whether loading, discharging, or transshipping—at Chinese ports are now required to have company codes as well as contact details for the Shipper and the Consignee. And, the company code format should adhere to (Type of the code)+(Code value). For…
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E-commerce becoming Mobil and Virtual

Electronic commerce or e-commerce can be referred to any type of business, or commercial transaction that involves the transfer of information online. It covers a range of different types of businesses, from consumer based retail sites, music sites, to business exchanges trading goods and services between corporations. Electronic transactions have been around for quite some…
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Importing Food Products into the United States?

Importers and Traders are required to transmit food shipment details (for both human and animals) electronically to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prior arrival at the United States in advance. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is the food regulatory agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, and is responsible to…
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