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FITT’s 2017 International Business Conference: Key Highlights from the Event & Why You Should Consider Getting Involved with FITT

Posted by Kelly Freeman on Oct 12, 2017 9:05:00 AM

The who’s who of the international trade and import/export industries packed the Hilton Lac Leamy for FITT’s 2017 international business conference, “Your Future in Global Markets” and ICECORP had a front row seat to all of the action that took place throughout the 3-day conference. The conference was jam packed with inspiring keynote presentations, interactive workshops and great discussions, along with some really good networking mixed throughout. It was the absolute best place to be for building your international trade expertise, learning about what to do today and preparing your business for the future.

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Is Your Supply Chain Smart Enough?

Posted by Paul Condeco on Oct 4, 2017 9:00:30 AM

During my 20 year career in logistics, transportation and trade compliance, I have had to become smarter. I have kept up by reading and researching more. Google is my best friend. I do this because my clients and their supply chains are increasingly more sophisticated. A new generation of supply chain executives are looking for solutions to complex challenges brought on by globalization, new technology, limited resources and demand uncertainty. They are looking for smarter solutions to their supply chain.

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Podcast Episode 48: How Supply Chain Podcasts are Set to Become the Next Big Thing w/ Tim Dooner from the Shipping Pod

Posted by Kelly Freeman on Jul 31, 2017 9:30:00 AM

ICECORP is excited to share Episode 48 of the "2 Babes Talk Supply Chain" Podcast!

Supply chain podcasts are quickly becoming more and more popular and are amazing resources for staying up to date on current trends and topics within the industry. The 2 Babes and their guest Tim Dooner definitely know something about that. Tim is this week's guest and is the host and founder of the logistics and supply chain podcast, The Shipping Pod.

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Future Uncertain: Logistics at a Crossroads in 2017

Posted by Kelly Freeman on Jul 27, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Many potential threats and trends are poised to influence the logistics business in coming years, but figuring out which ones will be most important is a serious challenge. 

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ICECORP and The Great White North Episode 6: 15 Reasons Why You Should Be Doing Business in Canada

Posted by Kelly Freeman on Jul 14, 2017 9:20:35 AM

In honour of Canada's 150th birthday, we're dedicating this month's Great White North vlog to Canada and why you should be doing business in this country, if you're not already.

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Podcast Episode 43: Creating Savings in the Transportation Industry w/ Dr. Karl B. Manrodt

Posted by Kelly Freeman on Jun 26, 2017 9:35:00 AM

ICECORP is excited to share Episode 43 of the "2 Babes Talk Supply Chain" Podcast!

There is no doubt that there have been a lot of changes within the logistics and transportation industries in recent years. In this week's episode, the 2 Babes chat with Dr. Karl B. Manrodt who is Professor of Logistics and Department Chair in the Department of Marketing and Logistics at Georgia College & State University as well as the Director of the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, an on-line master’s program for working professionals. 

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ICECORP and The Great White North Episode 4: Incoterms and.. Pizza?

Posted by Kelly Freeman on Jun 22, 2017 9:30:00 AM

With there being so many Incoterms® to memorize if you're new to the industry or need a refresher, sometimes a good analogy is just the thing to help. Who would think that Incoterms® could be explained so easily by way of a pizza delivery service?


 

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Drones Rising: How Autonomous Flying Robots May Revolutionize Delivery

Posted by ICECORP on Jun 14, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Drones have been getting a lot of exercise lately, as delivery companies attempt to find out whether the autonomous flying bots, also known as UAVs or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, can live up to the promise of seamless last-mile delivery.

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ICECORP and the Great White North Episode 3: Cross-Docking 101

Posted by Kelly Freeman on Jun 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Good day, eh? If you're a company who has a lot of orders going out to a lot of different customers but don't necessarily have enough inventory to put into a different country like Canada or the US, cross-docking is a great alternative solution.

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Unsung heroes of Venture Capital: Supply Chain Partners

Posted by ICECORP on Feb 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Have you ever had the experience of a product or company coming out of nowhere to grab your attention as a consumer? The company starts experiencing incredible growth and the average person doesn’t know how it got there. Amazing things are happening with that brand and there is incredible buzz about the company.  You would probably have to give credit to a venture capitalist.

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