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This category features posts on the latest trends and developments in the logistics industry, as well as insights from our team of experts on key topics and challenges facing shippers and carriers today.


Electricity or hydrogen? What will be the future of road transport?

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The year is 2029. Auto Trucks - big semi-tractors with even bigger semi-trailers - are speeding along the highways in the rural USA. What's so special about them? Tractors do not have driver’s cabins. Why? Because they are autonomous vehicles that do not need drivers at all. This is how the future of road transport was imagined in 2017 by the creators of the sci-fi flick entitled "Logan". Will driverless trucks really be on the roads in just a few years? It's really hard to say, although work...

The Blue Banana, or what is a European banana?

Industry Insights |
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Have you ever heard of Blue Banana? Sounds a bit enigmatic, right? Is it the prop used in the performances of the legendary artists of the Blue Man Group? Or maybe we are talking about an existing blue fruit? None of these things. The blue banana, also known as the European banana, has nothing to do with performing arts and fruits. But a lot with industry and transport in Europe. Intrigued? We're in a hurry to explain. Blue banana: where does this term come from? The world first heard...

From the annals of road transport: the birth and development of the semi-trailer

Industry Insights |
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Next year we will celebrate its 100th birthday. But it may be older, it depends on which of the two most frequently given dates of its birth we consider valid. It is hard to imagine what road transport would have looked like if it hadn't been invented. Since its inception, it has undergone a huge evolution and today we see it on the roads in many varieties. We are talking about the semi-trailer, of course. Here is its story. The invention of the semi-trailer: two fathers, two dates of birth...

4 tips on how to master tender season

Industry Insights Shipper |
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When the summer is about to end and the days are getting shorter, tender season is starting - one of the most challenging times of the year. Here, shipping companies send out requests for prices to carriers in order to organize their supply chains for the next months. Due to political and economic uncertainties in recent years it has become more important to successfully master tender season. Here is how. Whenever logistics companies and shippers think of autumn, one thing automatically...

How to choose a logistics provider for your eCommerce business? Tips and tricks from a logistics expert

Industry Insights Shipper |
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Time is of essence in the eCommerce industry. Customers expect that the products they order will reach them as soon as possible. Today, same-day delivery is becoming a standard service, especially in large urban areas. Many eCommerce companies face the challenge of finding logistics partners that provide the best service and on-time deliveries. What do you need to know before choosing a logistics partner for your eCommerce business? Nowadays, it is difficult to list goods that cannot be...

How to successfully face post-Brexit customs challenges? Learn about Coyote’s one-stop shop customs service

Industry Insights Shipper |
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Brexit has brought a change in business relations between the UK and the European Union on many different levels. One area that has been particularly affected by the UK's exit from the EU was the transport of goods across the English Channel. For exporters and importers, Brexit meant that they would have to deal with customs formalities. Why are new regulations in the field of transport of goods between Great Britain and the European Union a source of potential problems for shippers? How can...

Humanitarian logistics: efficient solutions for fast and reliable aid

Industry Insights |
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Well organized supply chain solutions are essential for overcoming the hurdles of humanitarian logistics and getting urgently needed supplies to people in emergencies. Logistics solutions are always important; every day they ensure that global economics function efficiently and that companies and individuals can ship and receive the goods and commodities they need. However, the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which hampered the flow of goods and materials around the world, has shown just...

From First-Party Logistics (1PL) to Fifth-Party Logistics (5PL): What works best for your business?

Coyote News Industry Insights Shipper |

Are you facing logistics or transport challenges? Do you run a business where the punctual dispatch of the goods is one of the important success factors? Then you are in need of a professional logistics service provider. But which is best suited for your needs? Let us help you make an informed decision and give you some basic definitions of 1PL to 5PL logistics. Knowing the differences may help you decide which fits your individual requirements. Logistics services have become key factors in...

Spot & contract freight: what is the difference?

Coyote News Industry Insights Shipper |

Many shippers at some point need to decide between moving their goods on the spot or the contract market. The selection is an important factor in anyone’s business strategy and makes a difference for further development and success. We explain the differences for you. When shippers need to find their right logistics partner, they also must decide in which way to move their goods. One of the first challenges is to choose between spot freight and contract freight. What is spot freight? A...

Logistics expertise: food & beverage freight

Coyote News Industry Insights Shipper |

Do you operate a food and beverage supply chain? Then you may benefit from the help of a specialized logistics service provider. Here is why. Managing a food and beverage supply chain is far from easy, and often involves many challenges along the way, such as tight delivery deadlines or an excellently functioning cold chain. Logistics services have drastically increased in complexity and therefore provide valuable support for mastering the challenges in a variety of specialized industry...