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Apr 17

2015

Lojistic’s Total 20/20 Campaign Contributions reach $14,740 after Q4 Donation

Posted: Apr 17, 2015

Exciting news! The team at Lojistic has just posted a $14,740 (to date) donation to CHARITY: WATER as a continuation of our 20/20 Campaign. So far, the campaign contributions have helped fund clean water projects in Rwanda and Ethiopia. ...

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Apr 09

2015

History of Freight Transportation

Posted: Apr 09, 2015

Throughout the centuries there have been many modes of freight transportation. For many years, goods traveled to their destinations by way of horse drawn wagons. This mode of moving freight was slow and often dangerous. Later, with the introduction of the railway system, business owners could send goods across the country in a faster, safer way. Goods traveled to various cities via steamboat an...

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Apr 03

2015

How Transparent Shipping Containers Could Impact Port Operations

Posted: Apr 03, 2015

Westbound Shipping Services have unveiled the latest in container-tech, a transparent shipping container. This container is an industry first, and is on the forefront of freight industry technology. The container is made from a high density, scratch-resistant Perspex cast acrylic. It is then fitted with a small power pack that is charged by solar panels and kinetic movement. The power pa...

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Mar 31

2015

FedEx Announces 8.3% SmartPost Rate Increase

Posted: Mar 31, 2015

Update: The USPS has postponed its rate increase that was scheduled for 4/26/2015, and FedEx has followed suit.  FedEx has just announced the second SmartPost rate increase of 2015. Effective April 27, SmartPost rates will increase by 8.3%. The increase was brought about by a recent postage increase announcement by USPS. Shippers who have negotiated a general rate incre...

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Nov 09

2014

Model Cargo Ships and More!

Posted: Nov 09, 2014

Since the dawn of mankind's exploration of the water, ships and other watercraft have been a prominent feature of daily life. They embody both the tangible economic benefits of transportation and commerce and the promise and excitement of travel and discovery. Throughout history craftsmen have sought to capture these qualities by making model representations of ships and boats. Model ship build...

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