Ascent Global Logistics Blog

June 28, 2017

NEWS: Maersk Hit by Cyber Attack

Maersk confirmed yesterday that its IT systems are currently down due to a widespread cyber attack. The attack, similar to the recent “WannaCry” attack, targeted various firms, airports and government departments around the globe through the use of ransomware.

June 22, 2017

[eBook] NMFC Changes – August 2017

Determining the correct NMFC (National Motor Freight Classification) is critical to successfull shipping and controlling costs. The NMFC is used by carriers to categorize and identify freight to provide a rate to shippers.

May 24, 2017

Logistics & Supply Chain Strategy Q&A with Bill Goodgion

This summer, Bill Goodgion, President of Ascent Global Logistics, will be a featured panelist on the ‘What defines a logistics business in the 21st century?’ discussion at the EFT (Eye For Transport) 8th Annual North American 3PL & Supply Chain Summit in Chicago

May 12, 2017

Vote for Ascent Global Logistics in the Top 3PL Excellence Awards

Each July, Inbound Logistics publishes its Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards. This is the most definitive resource for the third-party and outsourced logistics market.

January 16, 2017

Freight Classification & NMFC Rules

Regardless of how much industry experience you have, determining freight classification and staying in line with the National Motor Freight Traffic Association?s (NMFTA) rules, can be frustrating, especially if you get it wrong.

January 16, 2017

8 Freight Terms You Must Know & Why

Whether you?re new to the transportation industry or brushing up on your terminology, it can be challenging to understand freight related terms. Without insight into what the terms mean and how to apply them to your shipments, logistics can become frustrating ?