Continued Pressure of Union Negotiations plays role in Congestion Crisis at West Coast Ports Ocean cargo traffic has been backing up for the last month at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which has been causing issues such as delays in deliveries and congestion of ocean liners at both ports. In […]
Verified Gross Mass (VGM) Requirements The international treaty known as the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) affects all shipment by water effective July 1, 2016. SOLAS requires the filing of a Verified Gross Mass or weight (VGM) as a condition of loading your cargo on board the vessel. No VGM on file. No movement […]
Transit times for LTL shipments can seem confusing at best for many shippers, and often lead to a wide array of frustration and often turn into a source of contention when everything doesn’t go as planned. A delayed shipment can cost customers money, time, and sanity, especially when the items being shipped are time sensitive. […]
Ever since the emergence and rise of the automobile during the 1920’s, America has increasingly relied on the building of highways for both personal transportation as well as industry advancement. The federal Highway Trust Fund was initially created in the United States beginning in 1956 to finance the Interstate Highway System. This fund currently receives […]
A broad range of retailers, manufacturers, truckers and other business groups in the United States are appealing to the Federal Maritime Commission to set new policy preventing terminal operators and ocean carriers from charging unfair fees when uncontrollable incidents such as storms and strikes keep cargo from being picked up from ports on time. The […]
There are various parts and parties to an ocean bill of lading or air waybill for an international shipment. The parties involved and listed on the bill of lading or air waybill are the shipper, consignee, and the notify party. The Notify Party is the name, address, and contact information of the person or company […]
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