International Shipping & Freight Forwarding Blog

How Freight Consolidation Can Save Time and Money on your Next Shipment

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Mon, Mar 19, 2018 @ 12:41 PM

Current currency trends have been favoring product exports from the US to international destinations. Many US based shippers are seeing their goods becoming more affordable to foreign buyers and are looking to export more goods overseas.

While their exports may be increasing, it is not necessarily enough to fill an entire shipping container, making it most financially responsible for the shipments to be shipped on a freight consolidation basis.

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Tags: International air freight, Ocean Freight Shipping, freight forwarder services, freight consolidation

Ship Your Exhibit with a Freight Forwarder to Your Next Trade Show

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Thu, Mar 08, 2018 @ 02:07 PM

Exhibitions and trade shows are a vital means for companies across many different industries to showcase their goods or services and get in front of potential new clientele.

For many global organizations, this means attending trade shows overseas and ultimately entails shipping not only the goods you plan to showcase but also the materials to properly merchandise a booth as well.

Every year thousands of suppliers organize the shipping of dismantled booths and products utilizing the expertise of international freight forwarders through LCL consolidation. Here are some of the challenges you're sure to encounter and how to sidestep with the help of your freight forwarder.

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Tags: Specialty Freight, freight forwarder services

The Freight Forwarding Services You Didn't Know You Needed

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Fri, Dec 22, 2017 @ 10:44 AM

It's a big job

Your international freight forwarder should offer an array of freight services, ranging from packing and crating, trucking, warehousing, storage, distribution, customs clearance, or air & ocean services.

However, there are times when even more services are needed. For example, right now we're working with a shipper using their own containers, and it's opening up a whole new level of challenges that we can help with.

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Tags: Specialty Freight, Approved Freight Forwarders, freight forwarder services, holiday shipping