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Bonded Shipments: What You Need to Know About Transporting Freight In-Bond

Posted by Carl Verdon on May 25, 2022 10:00:00 AM

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What is Roll-On/Roll-Off (Ro/Ro) Transportation?

Posted by Zach Ticha on May 2, 2022 10:00:00 AM

As you know, international shipping is a complex process, necessitating well-formed plans, competent partnerships and experienced providers. Without the proper understandings and expectations, companies with..

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[Video] How Do Global Supply Chain Disruptions Impact International Shipping?

Posted by Carl Verdon on Apr 5, 2022 10:16:06 AM

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Incoterms 101: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Your International Commercial Terms

Posted by Zach Ticha on Mar 2, 2022 10:00:00 AM

The transportation industry is brimming with jargon; terminology, acronyms and abbreviations that are unique to the business of freight movement. To an outsider — someone who doesn’t work in it every day — the..

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The Pros & Cons of Using a Freight Forwarder (+ How to Choose Yours)

Posted by Carl Verdon on Dec 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM

There are 195 countries in the world. The majority of these nations have different governmental structures, values and cultural histories. 194 of these countries are foreign to you. 

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What Does a Freight Forwarder Do?

Posted by Carl Verdon on Dec 1, 2021 10:00:00 AM

As a shipper looking to move freight to another country, it’s ok if this process leaves you feeling overwhelmed. International transportation is an intricate undertaking and with so much at stake, your..

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Why Are Ocean Freight Rates So High?

Posted by Eric Foerster on Apr 1, 2021 7:50:00 AM

If you’ve attempted to ship any of your inventories internationally lately, you’re fully aware of the struggle all shippers are facing. It feels impossible to find any equipment to ship your products on or in...

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The Jones Act and Shipping to Hawaii and Puerto Rico

Posted by Steve Hastings on Jan 27, 2021 9:30:00 AM

For 100 years, the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 (aka the Jones Act) has been the foundation of Domestic Maritime regulation in the U.S. The Jones Act has had a positive impact on the U.S. shipping industry and..

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What is Breakbulk Shipping? [How It Works and How It’s Changing]

Posted by Jay Thomassen on Jan 8, 2021 9:15:00 AM

A container may be the most convenient way to ship your goods internationally, but it’s not always the best option for you — or even an option at all. This holds especially true if you’re shipping project..

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Why Marine Cargo Insurance Is Essential Yet Often Overlooked

Posted by Jay Thomassen on Oct 7, 2020 10:02:34 AM

Most Shippers assume if a carrier's negligence causes damage to your freight while in transit, they're liable to cover up to a set dollar amount per pound of freight. When the freight is more valuable than..

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