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How to Ship Freight to and from Canada

Posted by Jerry Ramirez on Jun 21, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The great white north is home to just over 318 billion trees, 39 million Canadian citizens and 25,000 mid to large-sized businesses. 

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How Port Service Charges Impact the Cost of Freight Shipping

Posted by Sean Glenz on Jun 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

You’ve routed your shipment through a port before and know that doing so provides its own set of unique fees and challenges. The services provided to your shipment at the port can become expensive and you..

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Why Should Your International Freight Forwarder Be Part of a Forwarder Network? [And Which Networks Matter]

Posted by Eric Foerster on Jun 1, 2021 9:30:00 AM

If you have global shipping needs or desires, it’s important to align yourself with an international freight forwarder that can meet those needs. If you want to ship to or from Europe, you’d better hope..

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What is a Flatrack Container? [And When You Should Use It]

Posted by Darek Stachowski on May 25, 2021 8:22:00 AM

You’ve spent years shipping your company’s inventories domestically and have a pretty good grasp on the trailer types to use for your products. Now, you’re being asked to ship internationally and it’s an..

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How to Ship Freight To and From Mexico by Truck

Posted by Jerry Ramirez on May 5, 2021 10:00:00 AM

It's safe to say that moving your freight into and out of Mexico over the road boasts its own set of unique challenges. 

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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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Protect Your Freight by Packing, Crating & Storing Before Shipping

Posted by Scott Cromer on Oct 12, 2020 9:26:00 AM

When shipping sensitive, fragile, expensive — or all of the above — cargo overseas, it’s important to ensure it’s properly protected. Whether it’s the salty sea air or the turbulent waves, cargo on a vessel..

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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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How to Determine If Your International Shipping Partner Is Financially Stable – and Why Stability Is So Important Right Now

Posted by Jay Thomassen on Aug 12, 2020 7:59:33 AM

You never want to experience delays. It doesn't matter whether you're shipping domestically or internationally, delays mean missed deadlines, upset clients and lost revenue. However, due to the complex..

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Customs Clearance: What You Need to Do and How an International Shipping Company Can Help

Posted by Dan Kneip on Apr 28, 2020 9:15:00 AM

At first, shipping internationally can seem complicated. Not only are you required to round up extra documentation, but you also have to get through the customs process — which must be challenging to..

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