How to Ship Perishables and Keep Them Fresh During Transport

Shipping perishable foods is an emerging market. Those working from home are ordering more frozen foods because they are easier to handle and cook. Here’s how to ship perishables if you’re thinking about starting this business.

Before you ship a perishable product, you have to ensure that the packaging is well-insulated. The package has to keep heat away from the product to prevent it from going bad. Here are a few shipping solutions for temperature-sensitive products:

Strong Growth in Hydraulic Cylinder Market

According to the new market research report “Hydraulic Cylinder Market by Function (Single Acting, Double Acting), Specification (Telescopic, Tie Rod, Mill Type, Welded), Application (Mobile and Industrial), Bore size, Industry, and Region – Global Forecast to 2023,” published by MarketsandMarkets™, the market is expected to be valued at $13.64 billion in 2017 and is projected to reach $19.3 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 5.95% between 2017 and 2023.

Explosive Growth in Global Shipping Software Market

Shipping software is a solution that offers the real time access to all the detailed information of shipments. It gives the on-time status i.e. the track of delivery, delivery status, customer information, etc. The software also makes possible the supply chain players to progress profitability by smart management and thus dropping cost per shipment. Therefore, this solution aids to supply chain department to gain higher profit margin. Growing import export trading industry is also projected to boom the shipping software market over the forecast period.

Significant Growth in Wooden & Plywood Packaging Market

Wood is one of the widely used packaging solution used for fragile and heavy applications. In recent years, manufacturers are eying for sturdy and strong packaging formats like wooden & plywood packaging over plastic packaging as a packaging option for several end use products. The advantage of wooden & plywood packaging are abundant, such as better packaging solution for shipping and logistics.

Rising Consumer Adoption Drives Growth of Insulated Shipping Boxes Market

The rising utilization of protective packaging and transportation is expected to push the demand for insulated shipping boxes across the globe. There are various heat sensitive products in multiple industries such as food, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and others which needs temperature controlled environment. Therefore most of the companies depend on the insulated shipping boxes for safe and secured transportation of their products.

Ship Security Alert System Market Highly Favorable to Growth

Ship Security Alert System is part of the ISPS (International Ship and Port Facility Security) code, a safety measure that contributes to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO)’s efforts for strengthening ship’s security. Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) allows transmission of a silent security alert to a flag state authority when the security of the ship is under threat or has been compromised.

Demand in Bunkering Services Market Growing

According to a new market report published by Credence Research Inc “Bunkering Services Market – Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis, and Forecast, 2016 – 2026,” with rising global trades and increasing demand for marine fuels globally. Bunkering refers to process of supplying fuel onboard vessels, typically using bunker tankers. Bunker tankers are used to store and carry fuel in order to re-fuel various vessels such as merchant, naval, fishing and several other vessels. Various types of fuel oil stored and carried by bunker tankers include marine diesel fuel (MDO), marine gasoil fuel (MGO), marine fuel oil (MFO), intermediate fuel oil (IFO) and heavy fuel oil (HFO) among others.

Lucrative Opportunities in Bottle Shippers Market

In bottle shippers, each bottle is nested in foam cavity that supports and protects the bottle from the damage. Bottle shippers are customized by the brand owners as per the requirement. The effective handling of glass bottles is done through protective foam packaging. The availability of shippers with temperature controlled systems which are physically tested driving the bottle shippers market growth.

Increasing Demand Drives Smart Fleet Management Market

Smart fleet management systems allow fleet operators to track vehicles remotely using the GPS technology that helps in coordinating, managing, and simplifying transport/freight related activities. Smart fleet management systems simplify transport related activities and helps in minimizing the overall transportation costs through cost effective and optimum utilization of available resources.

Autonomous Ships Market Expected to Reach $155 Billion by 2025

The global autonomous ships market was valued US$ 56.75 billion in 2016 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.8% during the forecast period from 2017 to 2025, according to a new market research report published by Credence Research “Autonomous Ships Market.

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, 96% of all marine casualty occur due to human errors such as negligence and laxity in assigned duties. The aforementioned factor is quite serious and hence has given rise to the thought of autonomous ships. Autonomous ships are state-of-the-art maritime transport developed to meet competitiveness, safety and sustainability challenges of marine transportation.

Load Up On Over 9% YTM from Teekay Corporation, Bonds Mature January 2020

This week, Durig Capital takes a look at a leading marine transportation company. Teekay Corporation provides marine transportation, storage, and vessel leasing for the oil and natural gas industry. The company’s third quarter saw increases in its subsidiaries revenues over second quarter. Here are some highlights from its third quarter results.

 

  • Teekay Tankers nearly doubled its quarterly revenues from the prior year period.

  • Teekay Corporation recorded adjusted cash flow from vessel operations of $19.8 million as compared to $1.2 million a year earlier.

  • Teekay LNG revenues increased to $123.3 million as compared to $104.3 million a year earlier.

How to Keep Trailers Safe This Holiday Season

As the strains of holiday music increase, cargo and trailer theft does too. With annual losses attributed to cargo and trailer thefts estimated in the billions of dollars, MaTrack Fleet Tracking Management system announced its Trailer Safe & Theft Recovery this week to help individual truckers and transportation companies across the nation keep their cargo and trailers safe this holiday season. Through this campaign, MaTrack provides simple, cost effective methods to monitor and quickly recover detachable trailers.

According to the American Journal for Transportation, thefts at truck stops were the most common in second-quarter 2018, while thefts at secured yard locations were the next most common loss category with an increase in theft at parking lot locations, such as those of major retailers. The cargo in each theft reported was worth an average of $149,522, bringing the total estimated loss to $28.7 million for one quarter.