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Why Are Container Shipping Rates So High?

You're not imagining things: International container transportation prices have skyrocketed recently Here's an in-depth explanation as to why this is...

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Port of Baltimore Reopening: What to Expect

Like so many shippers, we’ve been looking forward to the day that the Port of Baltimore could safely reopen. The Port of Baltimore channel has now...

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What Happens When Canada Border Agents Strike?

What happens to freight shipments if Canada's border agents strike? We'll outline all the potential pain points shippers need to be aware of in the...

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What Are Incoterms? International Commercial Terms Meanings and Usages

Incoterms are a foundational piece of international commerce. Here is a list of the most common ones and what they mean for both buyers and sellers.

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Understanding Air Cargo Shipments: A Freight Shipper’s Guide

Our guide to air freight walks you through the entire air shipment process in simple terms. We’ll cover all the key steps and considerations, from...

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How Port Closures Impact Domestic & International Shipping

In our decades of service to shippers like you, we've seen how the transportation industry has successfully navigated uncertainty and disruption...

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What Documents Are Required for International Shipping in 2024?

What documents do you need to execute an international shipment efficiently? Learn about what you may need to have for your international shipping...

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Draying a Container to Its Final Destination vs. Stripping It at a Warehouse First

Companies that receive container-bound inventories through a port typically have two options for handling the next segment of this cargo’s journey —...

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Truckload Transportation Industry Forecast 2024

From record highs in 2021, domestic truckload freight rates continued their downward trajectory, with spot rates bottoming out this year.

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Top 8 Global Freight Forwarders in 2024 (and How to Choose a Provider)

All told, there are hundreds of competent freight forwarders currently in operation. Though most of these companies have the resources, wherewithal,...

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How to Make Handling Requests to a Freight Carrier

In the trucking industry, there are very few loads that don’t have some degree of special requests. As the shipper, you may be able to save money and...

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Why Does Freight Get Rejected Upon Delivery? (And Tips for Avoiding Rejected Cargo)

There are valid reasons why freight can’t be accepted, and there are even more reasons why freight may need additional time before acceptance....

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