Currently there are a lot of fears surrounding the shipping industry. I am sure that you have a variety of concerns regarding your shipping needs whether you have domestic or international shipments, and you are certainly not alone. According to recent surveys, confidence in the shipping industry is at its lowest level in almost four […]
Not only do shipping employees need to handle packages with care while maintaining efficiency, but they also need to pay attention. Luckily a UPS worker was paying attention, and red flagged a package that supposedly contained t-shirts. These t-shirts seemed abnormally heavy, and the shipper chose costly air freight rather than the typical ground method. […]
Intermodal freight shipping occurs when you use various modes of transportation (truck, train, ship, plane) to have your freight arrive at its destination. One of the main benefits of intermodal freight shipping is that each mode of transportation is used for the part of the shipping journey that it is best suited. If your shipment’s […]
There are a variety of containers when you are dealing with international shipping. Shipping container sizes are one of the biggest factors when choosing a shipping container, and 99% of the shipments that we handle involve these three shipping container sizes. Shipping Container Sizes 20’ standard Inside length: 19’4” Inside width: 7’8” Inside height: 7’10 […]
If you are shipping internationally, you are probably familiar with the U.S. Customs Compliance Audits. Customs Compliance Audits should be taken seriously since errors found in these audits can cause significant fees and time loss. During these audits, Customs not only verifies that the information that you provided is correct, but they also check […]
Shipping during the holidays does not have to be a source of frustration; however, smooth holiday shipping requires significant planning ahead of time. In the United States for example, Thanksgiving brings the logistics industry to a screeching halt on Thursday and Friday. However, when shipping internationally it is also important to be aware of holidays […]
If you are new to the world of international shipping, you will quickly experience the challenges of world shipping that other importers face. Educating yourself, however, can significantly reduce your risk of running into these costly situations. 1. Value of Currency It is important to be aware of the value of your local currency […]
1. Banking Costs You may run into very high banking costs when shipping internationally. You need to factor in these banking costs when calculating shipping costs so make sure that you request a cost schedule from your bank before calculating final costs. 2. Theft Theft is more of a problem in developing countries such as […]
There were many significant events in 2011 that affected international shipping and consumer prices around the world. 2011 events that had notable affects on the shipping industry include natural disasters and political disagreements. These events show us how truly interconnected we are to international matters. A storm in one area can cause a ripple effect […]
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PNG Logistics is a full service Third Party Logistics (3PL) company that has helped hundreds of clients to lower their freight costs and increase shipping efficiencies. Our service is highly personalized and every shipment we handle is managed by an experienced logistics expert with our clients' best interest in mind.
In addition to enhanced service and peace of mind, PNG clients typically enjoy freight cost savings from 10% to 40% compared to their current transportation and shipping costs.
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