Low-Sulfur Fuel Challenges International Shipping Market

Low-Sulfur Fuel Challenges International Shipping Market

The international shipping market is about to get even more complicated, and potentially costly. Starting January 1, 2020, the worldwide cap on sulfur imposed by the International Maritime Organization will take effect. This means, either carriers will have to burn...
Are you Ready for annual General Rate Increases?

Are you Ready for annual General Rate Increases?

Every Fall, the major Parcel carriers typically announce new logic changes that will affect how much it’ll cost to use their shipping networks. In the past year, we’ve seen a pretty clear and unified message from these carriers, “if you want to ship big, heavy stuff...
Keeping Up with your Records

Keeping Up with your Records

International shipping is a challenging and complex environment. Tariffs, unique trade regulations per country, complicated routes and longer-than-average shipping times all should be considered when moving cargo on an international scale. Then there’s the paperwork....
Tips for making yourself a more attractive shipper

Tips for making yourself a more attractive shipper

As predicted, the 2018 shipping market has faced capacity issues due to a blend of a booming economy, e-commerce growth, a driver shortage and the full implementation of the ELD mandate. While we saw a decrease in trucking jobs in the month of April, the same month...
Tips for International Peak Season Shipping

Tips for International Peak Season Shipping

This year’s international peak season is already in full swing, getting an earlier start than normal. Are you prepared to deal with tighter capacity, higher rates and more competition as importers work to get their shipments moved before the holiday season and new...
Protect Yourself From Fraud

Protect Yourself From Fraud

In our increasingly electronic, connected world, we’re constantly under attack by individuals and institutions with the intent to facilitate some form of fraud, whether it’s identity theft, cash/asset diversion or a promised exchange for goods or services for an...