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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..

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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..

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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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