(Patrick Burnson – Logistics Management)
While importing continues to grow across both small and enterprise companies, almost 50% of the 300,000-plus American businesses who import still use spreadsheets to manage their international supply chain.
Global trade is worth trillions, and U.S. Department of Commerce data reports a 6.7% year on year increase in U.S. imports in 2017 – the fastest rate of growth in more than seven years; yet the industry remains siloed and outmoded.
Freightos, an SaaS-enabled logistics technology provider focused on instant freight quotes for freight forwarders and shippers conducted a survey recently to reveal how cumbersome logistics remains to American companies importing goods. Click here to read more.