5 Steps to Take When There Are Delays in Global Shipment of Your Goods

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Today’s economy has become global and for many businesses, that involves receiving goods from international destinations. However, along with international shipping comes potential complexities that can occasionally cause shipping delays. Those delays can negatively impact your ability to deliver to your clients and meet other business deadlines. The shipping process includes multiple … Read More

5 Ways Newly Implemented Tariffs on Overseas Products Will Affect Your Commercial Shipping

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International shipping has plenty of benefits, but also requires attention to detail. However, recent moves by U.S. President Donald Trump have added another layer to the process, one that could end up reducing the U.S. GDP by almost 1% over the long run. First, what are tariffs? Simply put, it is a … Read More

How unloading automation can speed up your freight’s arrival

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If your business deals with international shipping and receiving, chances are you have had to deal with international freight forwarders. Getting freight to and from overseas can be very time consuming, but there is a way to help speed up your freight’s arrival. In this high-tech world, there are now ways to … Read More

Freight forwarder versus customs broker, what’s the difference?

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Have you worked with customs brokers and shipping firms in the past? Perhaps you are new to the shipping industry and you are not sure what is what. Many people things that freight forwarders and customs brokers are the same, but they are not.  You need to understand what each does, so … Read More

How Can Sustainable Marine Biofuels Save Money?

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Many customs brokers and shipping firms are looking to the future when it comes to ocean shipping, as there is a saving on the horizon. Sustainable marine biofuels will not only help the environment but also help reduce shipping costs. These types of fuels are being tested throughout the world and have … Read More

5 Tips to Reduce Your Shipping Costs

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When it comes to running a business, monitoring costs is a critical part of making sure your business remains financially healthy. For companies that use import and export shipping services, these costs can be an area where you can create savings. It involves looking at the steps of your shipping process and … Read More

Do Rising Interest Rates Affect Your Shipping Costs?

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When it comes to dealing in exports and imports, there are a variety of factors that can impact your shipping costs. Freight shipping can be impacted by multiple global events, all of which can impact your costs. As interest rates rise, your business can be negatively impacted, particularly if you have various … Read More

Common Overseas Shipment Delays and How To Avoid Costly Mistakes

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When it comes to shipping outside of the country, there are a variety of rules and regulations that have to be followed in order to be successful. As your business grows, you may want to increase your use of commercial shipping services. Still, there are many common overseas shipment delays. Below, we … Read More

The USMCA: How the NAFTA Renegotiation Could Affect All of Us

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The Trump administration’s NAFTA renegotiation, called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), may have some very real effects on citizens in the next few years. Trump toyed with the idea of backing out of NAFTA entirely, but things panned out diplomatically, and the three countries have negotiated a new deal that must be ratified … Read More

How to Decide Between Air and Ocean Shipping

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Do you realize how much we benefit from the shipping industry? If we didn’t have ocean or air shipping, our world would be a lot less convenient. Are you trying to decide between the two? Don’t worry! Let’s examine some factors to consider when choosing between air and ocean shipping. Consider Costs … Read More

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