How to Find the Right Warehousing for Your Import/Export Business

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If you run an import/export business, odds are you are an expert at getting things from point A to point B. What do you do with it in the meantime? You could store it in a spare room for a little while. Eventually, you are going to want to look into warehousing. … Read More

What You Need to Know About CTPAT Changes

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Did you know that in 2014 the total value of U.S. imports and exports were $2.19 trillion and $1.45 trillion respectively? If you want to take your business to the next level, you know you have to play the import and export game. However, everything involved in commercial shipping can turn into … Read More

5 Tips on Shipping Dangerous Goods Internationally

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If you’re shipping dangerous goods, you need to take extra precautions to be safe and to abide by regulations set forth by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and other agencies. After all, you don’t want your goods tied up in customs for no good reason. You also don’t want to be … Read More

What You Need to Know About International Freight Shipping for 2018

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Looking to take care of your business logistics? International freight forwarding is always a great option. We know shipping is an important element of your business. Having options helps you stay up-to-date on your inventory. Matching your shipping needs with the right company lowers your shipping costs and gets your merchandise to … Read More

E-commerce Is Changing the Global Shipping Industry

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We live in an e-commerce world. Consumers, with the mere click of a mouse (or tap of a finger), purchased almost 2 trillion dollars worth of goods worldwide in 2016. Any company shipping goods must comply with all customs regulations. As the global e-commerce industry expands, global shipping becomes the linchpin by … Read More

5 Trends in the International Freight Industry

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It’s without a doubt- the shipping industry is forever evolving. In more recent decades, we’re seeing constant change thanks to the emergence of technology. It may seem that as soon as you get familiar with one practice or protocol, it changes. Nevertheless, most are quite beneficial to freighters. It’s good to be … Read More

Do I Need to Hire a Customs Broker?

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In 2016 alone, the total value of U.S. imports and exports was close to $5 trillion. Some of that value comes from services, but goods account for the lion’s share of both imports and exports. The thing that all imported or exported cargo have in common is that it passes through customs. … Read More

What You Need to Know if You’re a First-Time Importer or Exporter

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If you’re a first-time importer or exporter, you may be a bit clueless as to what you need to do to successfully make or receive shipments from abroad. Importing and exporting are not simple processes. There are many steps which are meant to ensure that these processes are carried out correctly. Looking … Read More

5 Must-Know Facts About International Commercial Shipping

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International Commercial Shipping   The commercial shipping industry is huge. Millions of products are shipped worldwide on a daily basis. Still, most of us know little to nothing about the process. Even as one of the world’s oldest industries, commercial shipping is still very relevant to businesses who ship their products overseas. … Read More