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Exploring Barge Navigation in US Inland Waterways

March 23, 2023

Discover how barge transportation has become a vital tool for businesses looking to ship goods across the United States.

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How Does Barge Towing Work?

March 16, 2023

Learn more about how barge transportation works by discovering the role of tugboats in moving cargo.

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US Barge Transportation Market Is Booming | OpenTug

February 22, 2023

The barge transportation market is booming. Find out why this mode of transportation is becoming more popular and how it can benefit your business.

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Sustainability in Inland Barge Transportation | OpenTug

February 14, 2023

As the world becomes more environmentally conscientious, the transportation industry is looking for ways to reduce its carbon footprint. Learn about the benefits of inland barge transportation and how it can be more sustainable than other modes of transportation.

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Combating Inflation Through Improved Maritime Efficiencies

November 8, 2022

High inflation is a harsh reality for many industries, but maritime shipping is particularly vulnerable to the supply and demand effects. However, there are ways to combat this upward pressure regardless of the transient economy – and it begins with implementing modern logistics proven to boost centralized communication, reduce cost by reducing risk, and improve overall maritime efficiency from port A to port B.

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