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In IT in Logistics, Amit Maheshwari focuses on technology news that impacts on the logistics industry.

What If Your Freight Forwarding Business Had a Control Tower?

What If Your Freight Forwarding Business Had a Control Tower?

Nov. 20 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO Today’s competitive global business environment, dynamic customer demands, and unbroken pressure to reduce costs and increase revenues and profit margins are reshaping the traditional freight forwarding business.   These...

Trends that Will Transform Freight Forwarding Industry

Trends that Will Transform Freight Forwarding Industry

Nov. 8 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO What are the most important success factors in logistics and freight forwarding?   The factors that affect the industry the most are the client’s expectations, technology adoption, human resources, and supply...

10 Tips to Consider Before Choosing Freight Forwarding Software

10 Tips to Consider Before Choosing Freight Forwarding Software

Oct. 25 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO Freight forwarding is an industry with tons of challenges and complex operations, made even more complicated by the COVID-19 lockdown crisis. During this period, freight forwarders have realized the importance of digitalization,...

Is Your Forwarding Business in Digitization, Digitalization or Digital Transformation?

Is Your Forwarding Business in Digitization, Digitalization or Digital Transformation?

Oct. 11 | Amit Maheshawari, Softlink Global CEO The freight forwarding industry is rapidly changing in the wake of new technologies. The nature of freight forwarders not being the cargo owners or transport operators has led to the perception they cannot force any...

Measuring ROI from Using Freight Forwarding Software

Measuring ROI from Using Freight Forwarding Software

Sep. 28 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO In today’s dynamic supply chain industry, delivering the products to customers demands accuracy, on-time delivery, adherence to defined regulations, and lower cost.   Adopting the right freight forwarding software...

Going Paperless Critical in Freight Forwarding

Going Paperless Critical in Freight Forwarding

Sep. 14 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO Just a few months ago, traditional freight forwarders still relied on paper and human intervention. It had to take the global pandemic and the ensuing lockdowns for the industry to realize the importance of going paperless...

Selecting Freight Forwarding ERP Technology Post COVID 19

Selecting Freight Forwarding ERP Technology Post COVID 19

Aug. 31 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO COVID-19 has disrupted the way we operate our businesses, and the scenario for logistics and freight companies is no exception. Being in a highly competitive industry during a global pandemic, it is vital that you...

Is Your Technology Future-Ready?

Is Your Technology Future-Ready?

Aug. 17 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO Freight, customs broking and logistics companies will be facing a difficult time as they try to realign their business to the demands of the current times and the near future. The technology readiness of most companies...

Total Digitalization Is Inevitable

Total Digitalization Is Inevitable

Aug. 4 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed customs broking and logistics companies to turn to technology for future proofing of their businesses.   Technology has helped companies of all sizes to be agile and more adaptive...

Step Up to the ‘New Normal’ – Avoid Post-Pandemic Pandemonium

Step Up to the ‘New Normal’ – Avoid Post-Pandemic Pandemonium

Jul. 20 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO The effect the COVID pandemic has had on freight, customs broking and logistics companies needs no explanation. As companies try to find their footing they are definitely going to struggle. Expecting things to return...