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We care about the intersection of trade and technology. Here, we publish inspirational, informative and insights-driven stories from within TradeLens and from across the global supply chain.

And, of course, we keep everyone up-to-date with the latest updates on our ecosystem, platform and marketplace.

How a digital trade ecosystem benefits trade finance

The desire for streamlined regulatory compliance work, cut costs, and saved time are only some of the drivers behind the growth in digital trade ecosystems. Leaders in trade finance have been competing to develop platforms allowing them to focus on financing, rather than paper-pushing.

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Digitization of the 3PL

Whether it's global freight shipping or specialized parts procurement, mass market retail or niche e-commerce, the business of sourcing and delivering products has gotten faster, more granular, and more complex since the third-party logistics (3PL) field began its digital transformation.

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Mumbai transport study highlights TradeLens value

Until now, it’s been hard to put a finger on just how much money trade facilitation initiatives such as TradeLens could save shippers. A new study by QBIS provides new indications.

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Event Recap: APLOG Portugal

This year Maersk was invited to speak for the first time at APLOG and TradeLens was the privileged topic.

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Blockchain in logistics: the Unblocked interview

Richard Stockley leads business development for IBM’s global trade applications of blockchain – working with supply chain organizations to harness blockchain as an enabler of digital transformation. He spoke with Helen Disney ahead of an upcoming talk in London.

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5 key points about TradeLens platform security

Connecting supply chain partners so they can share information without hesitation or reservation is an endeavor that hinges entirely on trust. It’s because of that TradeLens is focused with equal intensity on both innovation and security.

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TradeLens: Supply Chain on the Blockchain—The Insureblocks Podcast

Listen to Daniel Wilson, Director of Business Development and Juan-Jose Ruiz, Head of Strategy and Business Development discuss Tradelens with Walid Al Saqqaf, founder and host of the Insureblocks podcast.

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Shippers respond to ocean carrier announcements

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Building APIs for shipping: What we’ve learned so far

For both better and worse, TradeLens has been among the very first adopters of APIs for the shipping industry. It’s meant that we’ve been though our share of trial and error while iterating our designs. But, now, a couple of years in, our APIs have largely stabilized. So it’s a good time to reflect on and share some of what we’ve learned.

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New members set stage for next wave of TradeLens growth

The addition of leading carriers will bolster what is already an extensive and diverse ecosystem of supply chain partners using TradeLens today. On this occasion, we thought it would be a great time to highlight a number of new and recent additions.

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Event Recap: Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

The theme of this year’s Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference was “A New Era: Converging the Physical and Digital Supply Chains”. TradeLens reviews what else we heard in Phoenix.

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