zeecontainer

What fits in a sea container?

The standardized sea container has caused a revolution in the 20th century that has strongly influenced our daily life. Because the metal box has the same dimensions worldwide, it can be transported on land, at sea and in the air. This is efficiency at its best. You may be a novice internet entrepreneur or importer and you are…

expediteur

What does a freight forwarder actually do?

Many terms are used in logistics that are self-evident to people in that sector, but they are unclear or perhaps even incomprehensible to outsiders. In this blog we will discuss what a ‘forwarding agent’ does, where in the chain of international transport he stands and why he is indispensable. When we refer to ‘expedition’ (from Latin…

Nederlandse handelscijfers

A brief overview of Dutch trade figures

Holland is a trading nation. We grew through trade, and we are still very much relevant around the world. The Netherlands is dotted with distribution centers, warehouses and customs warehouses. In all these places, money is made from the import, transit and sale of goods. This blog provides insight into the size and origin of…