Monthly Archives: October 2014


Netherlands Offers Shipping Receipts On Mobile

Netherlands becomes first country to offer standardised electronic receipt of goods by mobile phone. Dutch companies will soon become the first in the world to be able to use a reliable, standardised, digital bill of lading and sign for the receipt of goods via a mobile phone, the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) has revealed. The

Box manufacturers to benefit from shipping rising demand

Shipping rising demand will boost the financial performance of container manufacturers over the next two years, according to one leading forecaster. Nilesh Tiwary, an equity analyst at Drewry, said annual box deliveries would grow 14% this year, 5% in 2015 and 9% in 2016 due to favourable demand-supply dynamics in the container shipping industry. Box