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What Does International Shipping Cost?

The total dollar amount you'll pay to move your international freight matters greatly. Here are the factors to understand concerning how ATS ...

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How Port Service Charges Impact the Cost of Freight Shipping

Port services are a vital component of international freight movement. Let's talk about what these services are and how they impact the price of ...

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

We highlight why it's important for your international freight forwarder to be a part of a global freight network and which networks should matter to ...

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

Should your products go into a container or on a flatrack? What's the difference? Learn what a flatrack is and when it makes sense for you to use one.

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How to Ship Freight To and From Mexico by Truck

What is the best way to get your freight to your receiver in Mexico? What do you need to know to get a shipment to your door in the U.S.? In this ...

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Why Are Ocean Freight Rates So High?

Shipping goods internationally has been a major struggle lately. What's causing ocean freight rates to be so high and what can you do to overcome the ...

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The Jones Act and Shipping to Hawaii and Puerto Rico

The Jones Act refers to the regulations governing U.S. maritime shipping. Learn more about the Jones Act and shipping to Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

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

What is breakbulk shipping and how does it work? Find out what you need to know and learn about the innovations that are changing what it looks like.

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Protect Your Freight by Packing, Crating & Storing Before Shipping

When shipping sensitive, fragile, expensive — or all of the above — cargo, it's important to have it properly protected. Learn more about what you ...

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Why Marine Cargo Insurance Is Essential Yet Often Overlooked

Many international shippers assume ocean carriers are liable for lost or damaged freight, but that's simply not true. Learn why maritime cargo ...

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