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"Surprises and disruptions are the name of the game in global supply chains"

I just stumbled over an article from Peter T. Leach on about "West Coast congestion points to need for greater shipment visibility". see JOC article here The quote in the title of this blog is from an anonymous importer in Peter's article. We, at arviem, can fully support the message from this anonymous importer as well as Peter's article. arviem's real-time cargo monitoring services can provide that greater visibility. The arviem services allow among other benefits the independent calculation of the estimated time of arrival (ETA) as well as anytime visibility of the actual position of all cargo in transit. With the data coming from the cargo directly, at the edge of the supply chain, arviem is independent from any data sources of any other party in the supply chain, that "aren't up-to-date" quoting Peter's article again. With a very user friendly arviem dashboard, shippers will not be faced with the challenges described by