International Shipping & Freight Forwarding Blog

For International and Domestic Shipping your Freight Forwarder has you Covered

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Mon, Apr 16, 2018 @ 02:12 PM

Shippers working in the international trading arena also often ship domestically. For most international freight forwarders, the buck stops with the handling of the international shipments. Even with freight conglomerates, they use different divisions for international and domestic shipping.

For shippers straining to look for domestic air or surface companies, only a few forwarders, like ETC International Freight System, are a one-stop-shop and can handle shipments beyond the international and offer domestic surface and air transportation services for their customers.

Here's why it matters...

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Tags: International Freight Shipping, Domestic Shipping

International and Domestic Shipping Solutions

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Fri, May 19, 2017 @ 02:17 PM


Many of you will require international AND domestic shipments from time to time. Conventional thinking suggests that you use an international freight forwarder when shipping overseas and, conversely, seek a domestic transportation company when moving cargo within the US. 

But when searching for shipping solutions, wouldn’t it be a easier and far less taxing to speak with one freight interlocutor with the expertise requirements for international AND domestic shipping?

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Tags: International Freight Shipping, Domestic Shipping

Hour of Reckoning for Truck Driver Hours of Service

Posted by Annette Leahy on Tue, Mar 19, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Trucking and shipping interests and consumer advocates alike urged the U.S. Court of Appeals to overturn the latest truck driver hours of service rule Friday, repeatedly calling the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and its latest truck driver work rules “irrational,” a charge the FMCSA tried to refute.

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Tags: Trucking, Domestic Shipping