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Does Working at Home Work For You?

May 05, 2021.
Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

It has been just over one year of working remotely due to the Covid-19 pandemic and while some find themselves wondering how they ever functioned outside the comfort of their homes, others are itching to be back in the office. While you may feel a certain way about your work...

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The RFQ Story

April 29, 2021.
Logistics Publications, Trade Publications

RFQ…. Many of you are familiar with the acronym RFQ. A request for quote (RFQ) is a process in which a company selects certain suppliers and contractors to submit price quotes and bids for the chance to fulfill specific tasks or projects, like the movement...

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AI For Supply Chain

March 24, 2021.
Logistics Publications

Supply chain management (SCM) is vital in almost every industry today. Despite its importance, AI startups and suppliers do not value it as much as many other fields. However, given the large amount of data collected by industrial logistics, transportation, and warehousing, this is an area with great potential. As...

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Learn with Allyn Newsletter

February 25, 2021.
Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

Curious about how container ports work? The way in which ports operate will differ grandly in function of their size, available equipment, and operating strategy – nevertheless, there are some commonly used operating methods some of which we attempt to bring to life in our simplified animation of a...

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Allyn International 4PL or 5PL?

February 10, 2021.
Logistics Publications

At Allyn International we are proud to be a pioneer in 4th Party Logistics (4PL). We started our 4PL services in 1996, and it is our core business. We are also active in Corporate Taxes (North America only), Trade Compliance, and our in-house...

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At a Glance: Q1 2021 Logistics Bulletin Summary & Outlook

January 29, 2021.
Logistics Publications

With the beginning of a new year, we take a moment to look back at market conditions across various modes of transportation, as well as forecasts for the new year. To download the complete Q1 2021 Logistics Bulletin click here. Listed below are some key takeaways. Air The air cargo industry...

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The Art of Claim Filing and Processing

January 20, 2021.
Logistics Publications

You worked hard to coordinate the procurement of your precious item so that the workflow at your plant or project site can continue without interruption. All is on schedule until the product has not arrived as scheduled. A call is made to that special carrier you selected to deliver your...

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Logistics Trends for 2021

January 13, 2021.
Logistics Publications

After such a transformative year for the supply chain industry, 2021 is finally here and these are the three biggest logistics trends we can be anticipating. The top three trends include advancements of sustainability, AI, and blockchain technology. It is crucial to track these ever-changing technological advances in order to have...

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Organizational Restructure of the Panama Canal

January 11, 2021.
Logistics Publications

Although the Panama Canal is mainly known for its role in allowing the passage of ships between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, it is also responsible for providing 95% of the region’s drinking water. In recent years, however, both functions of the canal are being threatened by new weather...

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Bringing Transport Savings into 2021

January 06, 2021.
Logistics Publications

Looking back on 2020, logistics professionals will emphatically state that keeping supply chains open and moving was a major accomplishment. Companies usually prioritize cost savings in their supply chain; in 2020, cost tracking shows movement in the other direction – as companies paid more to keep operations running and lines moving. Despite...

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The Future of the Aviation Industry

December 18, 2020.
Logistics Publications

The European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol) has introduced three options for the future of the aviation industry in the EU, based on the timing of COVID-19 vaccine availability and the end of the pandemic. According to Eurocontrol experts, if mass vaccination is widely available during summer...

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Learn with Allyn International Newsletter

December 10, 2020.
Logistics Publications, Trade Publications

"How Ports Work" course released with a newsletter exclusive price of $5! Save up to $30. Allyn International has released a new introductory level course presenting some introductory level information related to How (cargo) ports work. In this course, we talk about ports in general and review an example one, before looking...

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