• Favorable Carrier Outlook in 2018 (02/14/18)
    A “Pro-Carrier Environment” for 2018 was a major focus of a recent webinar posted by FTR Transportation Intelligence and presented by Jonathan Starks, COO, FTR, and Avery Vise, VP, of Trucking Research. According to the presenters some of the key factors contributing to this favorable trucking outlook were a continuing tight capacity with strong demand, impact of ELDs, lowest unemployment since 2000, a strong growth in the manufacturing sector, and housing starts at a ten year high. (See more detail at: http://info.ftrintel.com/trucking-outlook)
  • Rotterdam Plans to be World’s Smartest Port (01/31/18)
    The Port of Rotterdam and IBM jointly announced today their partnering in a major, multi-year project using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in the cloud to enable the port with a “Smart” operational environment. Paul Smits, Port CFO said that, “Here in Rotterdam, we are taking action to become the smartest port in the world.” The Port of Rotterdam is already the largest port (42-kilometre site) in Europe, handling more than 461 million tons of cargo and over 140,000 ships annually. The technology will now provide “a new wave of safer and more efficient traffic management at the port” as it serves as a host to connected ships, providing real-time data and communications, analyzed via the IBM IoT platform. (For more search IBM at: https://www.portofrotterdam.com/en/news)
  • New Construction at Port Canaveral to Meet Rapid Growth (01/26/18)
    American Shipper reported today that the Canaveral Port Authority approved the construction of a new, multi-purpose cargo berth that will begin in March of this year and scheduled to be completed by mid-year 2019. The $17.9 million contract includes a berth with a 2,000-pounds-per square-foot capacity together with the bulkhead and 900-foot seawall, relieving platform and dredging. Port Canaveral CEO Capt. John Murray, said that, “This new multi-purpose berth will enhance our ability to manage cargo opportunities being driven by the rapid economic growth in Central Florida.” (More at: https://www.americanshipper.com/main/news/)

Parsifal Enhances PAS™ Audit System Technology

Parsifal Corporation continues to enhance their technology edge in the industry. Parsifal has developed and released an upgraded version of its Audit Technology, PAS™ V. 7.0 which provides the entry/upload of Line Item Details into the Parsifal Audit System (PAS™). This upgrade option allows clients to data mine at a new level and transparency with seeing supplier and geographic trending of various accessorial charges (i.e., who charges shuttles more often, etc.).

Parsifal Broadcast on WWBTV with Kathy Ireland Link
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Parsifal Filming WWBTV at GWS ERC® Link
Monday, September 25, 2017
Parsifal at Worldwide ERC® Symposium Link
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Standards, Guidelines and More

Stay up-to-date with the latest industry standards and guidelines. Please feel free to download the PDF's below: