Top 25 Implementation Pitfalls and Ways to Mitigate

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A project implementation.  Often these words call to mind horror stories and vendors that created endless frustration. But it doesn’t have to be this way.  Voyager has partnered with SIs on a number of implementations.  And we have learned how to prevent project delays and avoid mitigation minefields. Don’t take our word for it, though.  […]

More Takeaways from the UN Maritime Report

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The Review of Maritime Transport is a recurring publication prepared by the UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) secretariat and is designed to foster transparency of maritime markets. The 2021 review covers data and events from January 2020 until June 2021. This is one of the most comprehensive and thorough industry overviews you […]

5 Key Takeaways from the UN Maritime Report

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The Review of Maritime Transport is a recurring publication prepared by the UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) secretariat with the aim of fostering the transparency of maritime markets and analyzing relevant developments. The 2021 review covers data and events from January 2020 until June 2021. This is one of the most comprehensive […]

Delighting your customers, in a crazy, broken, supply-chain world

“Supply chain” may just be the hottest topic in the world at the moment. Companies are scrambling to shore up their supply chain — looking for reliability, predictability, and quality. So how can you ensure that, within this chaos, your customers don’t look elsewhere for better service? You do this by deploying a strategy of […]

Six quotes from the 2021 Breakbulk Americas conference, in case you missed the event

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“Shippers are moving from Just in Time to Just in Case”  – Daniel Maffei FMC Chairman. The disruptions in the supply chain have impacted production because of the Just in Time philosophy.  These disruptions are changing the producer’s behavior to “get what I can, even if I don’t need it right now”. This panic buying mentality […]

Understanding Project Cargo risk and costs across the shipment lifecycle

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Voyager Portal’s CEO, Matthew Costello, and Dennis Mattola took part in the 2021 Project Cargo Summit. Together they discuss the major risks and costs impacting the Project and Break Bulk segments in 2021. There are five key parts of the Project Cargo shipment lifecycle: Project Planning & Estimating Freight Procurement (RFQs and RFIs) Voyager Operations […]

Can the Maritime industry sprint to the 21st Century?

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By Anthony Feghali, Student at Texas A&M and Voyager Portal Intern For those of you who are familiar with the Maritime Industry, it is widely recognized as archaic and paper-ridden. Current leaders are finding that older generations are retiring, and few younger generations are starting their careers in Maritime. I, like many others, would ask […]

Lack of supply chain visibility particularly acute in project logistics

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Article by Janet Nodar, Senior Editor, Breakbulk and Heavy Lift Supply chain visibility — or rather, the lack thereof — is a chronic frustration across the transport logistics supply chain, and nowhere more so than in project logistics. On the container transport side, a slew of platforms, modal specialists, and supply chain management (SCM) providers […]

Digital Transformation: 5 Reasons It Fails

You’ve been doing the same thing for the last 5 years and it’s working. You don’t have any major problems today and for the most part you are seeing the growth that your investors want. Here’s the problem – you know that what you’re doing isn’t sustainable. You are reading about other industries adopting and […]