The Cost/Benefit of Self-Loading Your Shipment

The Cost/Benefit of Self-Loading Your Shipment

Though the bulk of our activity is consumed by industrial, oversized, overweight cargo and commercial shipping, ETC International Freight System has not forgotten our roots in transporting household goods. We are in the process of delivering a 20’ ocean container from...
Fantastic Freight is Fully Fun!

Fantastic Freight is Fully Fun!

My fabulous freight story begins the same way as a classic Warner Bros. film of the 1940s: four old pals meet at a café on the left bank of the Seine in Paris, France. This group of friends had worked hard throughout their lives, and now that they’re retired they want...
Think Outside the Container

Think Outside the Container

  OUTSIDE THE CONTAINER THINKING Not all shipping receptacles are right for every job. I mean, you wouldn’t pack batteries in an egg carton, why would it be any different when shipping something bigger like furniture or a bulldozer? There is a wide array of...
Trusted Day-To-Day and In the Face of Emergency

Trusted Day-To-Day and In the Face of Emergency

AIR FREIGHT IN A POST-9/11 WORLD After the events of September 11, 2001, the national air freight industry was at an utter standstill. The Department of Homeland Security, and eventually the TSA, were thrust into uncharted territory of oversight and regulations. The...
The Hazards of Shipping the Hazardous

The Hazards of Shipping the Hazardous

Shipping regulations and customs processing are more complicated now than in any other time in world history; if there aren’t expert eyes on your order, you’re risking paying unnecessary fees, wasting time due to red tape, and missing deadlines. A few years ago we...

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