Jul 19, 2016
What You Need to Know About SOLAS VGM
1. The Fundamentals: 1.1. What is SOLAS? The international Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) in an international maritime treaty implemented by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), requiring Signatory flag states to ensure that ships flagged by them comply with minimum safety standards in construction, equipment and operation. Currently...
Jul 06, 2016
The 3PL Summit Review
The 2016 3PL Summit took place in Chicago June 20th through the 22nd, and SEKO was on hand to sponsor and speak at the event. With some of SEKO's leadership team on hand (Carol Kijac, Jim Tompkins, and CEO Bill Wascher) there were plenty of industry trends and insights to go around. Click here to learn more about what happened at the 2016 3PL Summit
Jul 01, 2016
What You Need to Know About the New SOLAS Regulation
With the new SOLAS Regulation set to come into effect on 1 July 2016, there has been a lot of discussion about what the new ruling entails, and what it will mean for the industry. There has also been a lot of confusion, particularly regarding who is responsible for implementing the changes and enforcing the ruling. To help clear things up, here are the key facts you need to...
Jun 30, 2016
SEKO Logistics Teams Up with INTTRA to Protect Customer Supply Chains as SOLAS Changes Come Into Force
SEKO Logistics is to partner with INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, to submit verified gross mass (VGM) information to shipping lines in compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) amendments to The Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS), which come into force on 1 July 2016. The IMO mandate is being introduced to enhance maritime...
Jun 14, 2016
SEKO Recognized by Global Trade for Providing Best-In-Class Software to Streamline Supply Chain
Global Trade Magazine has released a list of the top 22 3PL's providing industry-leading software solutions, and SEKO Logistics has made that list. Whether it's presenting data visualization, showing the real time flow of goods or anticipating how to make that flow run smoother, all of these products have one thing in common; their flexibility and ability to be customized to...
Jun 13, 2016
The IRCE 2016 Review
SEKO was in attendance last week for the world's largest ecommerce conference and exhibition, IRCE in Chicago. This event was packed with thousands of guests and fantastic speakers all week. Click here to find out more about what we learned at IRCE
Jun 03, 2016
SEKO Welcomes Steve Kavanagh As New Milton Keynes General Manager
When you manage a 152,000 sq. ft. distribution centre responsible for fulfilling thousands of customer orders a month for everything from cosmetics to fashion and accessories, you always have to be looking for ways to improve the efficiency of the operation. It’s a fast-moving, dynamic business environment that needs a constant focus and at SEKO Logistics’ Milton Keynes DC,...
Jun 02, 2016
STRONG START FOR SEKO LOGISTICS IN CAPE TOWN
SEKO Logistics has signed up close to 100 new customers in South Africa since opening for business in Cape Town. SEKO has been present in South Africa since 2006 with established locations in Johannesburg and Durban. It opened in Cape Town in May of last year and is now regularly handling sea and airfreight traffic for clients in the electronic goods, automotive, food and...
May 25, 2016
SEKO Cares Campaign Update: Ride25 This Week
Four years ago, a few SEKO executives led by our Chief Commercial Officer, Mark White, cycled from London to Paris for charity. SEKO Logistics is a founding sponsor of this charity initiative to raise funds for an orphanage in Uganda. This would become just the beginning of a 25 year journey to cycle from London all the way to Australia. This year is now year 5, and the crew...
May 11, 2016
SEKO Logistics Appoints Terence Madl as Vice President Network Development
Terence Madl has joined SEKO Logistics as Vice President Network Development to help accelerate its growth in the United States. He previously spent 10 years at AIT Worldwide Logistics, including six as Director of Corporate Development, and prior to joining SEKO was responsible for domestic and international operations at Perimeter Global Logistics in Itasca,...