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Free COVID-19 logistics services continue to pour in

Over the long isolation period due to the COVID-19 crisis, many logistics service provider overcame the challenges with various methods and tools to ensure all services continues to operate, also provide safety of their employees. In the US, many companies tend to offer new and free services to revive the economy through this crisis and pandemic.

Instructional chnologies inc. (ITI)

Driver training solutions provider ITI has announced that it will offer a free course for drivers on COVID-19 safety, which it believes will help drivers understand the impact of the pandemic, while also helping them keep themselves and others safe while on the job. The free course covers up-to-date information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on COVID-19 symptoms, ways to prevent its spread, and what to do if the driver gets sick. It also addresses common concerns including cleaning high-touch areas on the vehicle, regulatory changes to Hours of Service (HOS) and CDL expirations, operational concerns like shipper closures, and lifestyle changes that have occurred due to the pandemic.

Symphony Retail AI

Artificial intelligence-based supply chain solutions provider Symphony RetailAI has announced a web portal that contains essential insights, news and ideas specifically tailored to suit fast-moving consumer goods retailers and consumer packaged goods manufacturers. Data-driven insights cover consumer behavior trends, merchandising challenges and implications of the pandemic on global supply chains.

The portal also presents industry-related information detailing how retailers are innovating and responding to the current crisis. Symphony believes that this will help retailers to not lose sight of today’s trends and the impact they will have on future strategy and tactics.

Postbidship

Digital freight technology company PostBidShip has announced that it will offer no-strings-attached, free 60-day subscriptions to U.S.-based shippers that are part of operations to move essential goods within the country. Shippers using the platform can have up to 100 carriers pre-loaded by PostBidShip, while having the option to load an unlimited number of carriers on their own if needed. The free support also includes live online training on using the platform.

Eka Solutions

Cloud-based integrated freight management platform EKA Solutions has announced that it will onboard brokers of all different sizes with its proprietary standard broker transportation management system (TMS), without asking for onboarding fees or requiring them to commit to a term contract. EKA’s platform helps customers manage all their freight businesses remotely, including freight exchange and third-party services. EKA serves as the system of record across multiple applications and seamlessly integrates with other freight solutions, including TMS and driver applications.

Fit to Pass

Fit to Pass is a coaching program designed to improve the health of professional drivers, especially before their DOT recertification examination. The company is now providing free six-month access to its commercial driver’s license (CDL) driver support hotline. Once they sign up, drivers can use this service to access free and immediate coaching from professional mental health coaches.

The mekong delta struggling against drought and saline intrusion

Time 16/04/2020 at 23:23

Dozen thousands of dried paddies and dozen hundreds of families struggling for finding fresh water source. The situation badly affects the life of people in the Mekong Delta.

ASEAN sets priorities on economic cooperation against COVID-19

Time 16/04/2020 at 10:29

The 26th AEM Retreat held on March 10-11 in Danang is an important opportunity for 10 ASEAN’s economic ministers to discuss and agree major orientations and ASEAN economic cooperation priorities in 2020, aiming at completing the Master Plan of Building ASEAN economic community to 2025.

CIB Corporation suggests to establish anti-panic commodities trading floor

Time 19/03/2020 at 08:36

The outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted more than 117 countries over the world. On 12th March, WHO has declared COVID-19 as the world pandemic, CEO and Founder of CIB Corporation wants to raise an idea of setting up anti-panic commodities trading floor (E-commerce). Mr. Ma Thanh Danh (Albert Ma) said that, "During the pandemic, people in many parts of the world will rush to buy necessity goods, such as bactericidal water and toilet paper, and essential food like rice, water, instant noodles and oil. There will be high demand of necessities more than the real requirement, causing virtual supply and demand." This consequence will impact the whole economy in even short or long term.

Cargo Transport Direct Flight Vietnam- Europe

Time 28/05/2020 at 11:21

PTC-GSA, together with its aviation partners, launched a cargo direct flight from HCMC to Europe. After 13 hours, cargo from HCMC can be transported directly to over 100 spots in Europe.

GeTS helps GEODIS to simplify cross-border trade declarations and Customs connectivity through CALISTA™

Time 28/05/2020 at 10:35

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 26 May 2020 - Global eTrade Services (GeTS), a global trade platform company, announced the onboarding of GEODIS Regional HQ -- Asia Pacific (GEODIS), a global supply chain operator on CALISTA™, a platform that enables the orchestration of logistics, compliance and financial activities seamlessly, securely and smartly.

Transimex: A leading total logistics solution in Vietnam

Time 22/05/2020 at 14:44

With 38 years development , beginning as a small state owned enterprise providing logistics service, nowadays Transimex has become a big logistics corporation with logistics facility located from South to North.