We are partway through 2013, and the international logistics industry is facing some challenges due to international economic recessions. Below are details regarding ocean and air freight shipping. Ocean Shipping Ocean carriers have seen some difficulty recently with rates having fallen by 41% since 2013 began. However, these falling rates are not stopping some […]
It is said that one of the most challenging aspects of international transportation is claims and how to protect your international cargo against loss or damage. Even though challenging, protecting your cargo against potential loss or damage should not be ignored. Many shippers do not realize that different rules apply depending upon mode of transportation, over-the-road domestic, intermodal, domestic […]
You can also reference the Graph below EXW (Ex Works) Seller: Simply makes his goods available at his premises. (He is not responsible for loading the goods or for clearing the goods for export.) Buyer: Assumes the costs and risks of picking up at The Seller’s premises and any transportation. FCA (Free Carrier) Seller: Obligation […]
According to the business directory definition, a freight forwarder is a firm that specializes in organizing and arranging storage and shipping of merchandise on behalf of its shipper. For companies who rely on shipping for inventory and to transport their products to end customers, finding a freight forwarder is an extremely important part for your […]
Just like any other shipping matter, it is important to pay attention to trends in air freight rates, carrier capacity, routes, and other company specific data. Due to the volume of freight that we manage, we have noticed that there are a few main things that can influence how you ship your air freight. […]
A great indicator that the economy is headed in the right direction is the growth of airport warehousing and the steady increase in air freight cargo volume. One contributor to the current rise in air freight costs is the launch of the new iPad. Airport Warehousing Growth There has been significant demand lately […]
Part of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act is the initiative to require passenger air carriers to screen 100% of cargo on international inbound flights to the United States. The TSA (Transportation Security Administration) has established a firm deadline of December 3, 2012 after having pushing back the deadline from the original December […]
Picture your freight flying overhead without a single person on board the plane. No pilot, no crew, just freight. While it sounds like something from a science fiction movie, it is actually closer to becoming a reality than we may realize. UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), more commonly known as drones, are already being used […]
Some sources are speculating that air cargo freight demand has already hit rock bottom and is on a gradual rise. Air freight demand was down 4.2% this April compared to April 2011; however, this is not any cause for alarm considering it could be due to typical fluctuation in the market. Below are […]
Staying up to date with transportation pricing not only helps you in the present, but it also can help you with forecasting. Here are some trends in pricing in the transportation industry currently. Trucking The trucking industry saw a 1.1% drop in average pricing in June. This was the first decline in price after […]
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