International Shipping & Freight Forwarding Blog

Weighing Your International Logistics Services For the Best Rates

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 @ 06:00 AM

"Weighing in" on your International logistics services

We've covered the issue of cost and how to get the cheapest international freight rates by reviewing whether you should buy your own containers, ship overseas by air or ocean, among many other things that will impact your bottom line, both with your freight forwarding bill, and fees imposed by governing agencies and ports.

Today, it's about weight and density.

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Tags: International Freight Shipping, Global Logistics, Getting Cheap Freight rates

How to Identify the Right Specialty Freight Services

Posted by Sean Chartier on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 @ 08:53 AM


SIMPLE is a STATE OF MIND When it Comes to Specialty Freight Services

We had a great opportunity for a complex & interesting shipping project with a client recently, which stuck with me, because it is a true testament to how challenging it can be to move items overseas and across borders. I think a lot of people take it for granted, because at the consumer level, we go to the grocery store to buy our food, the gas station to buy our fuel, and a dealership to buy our cars.

The public doesn't see what goes on to make these modern conveniences... well.. convenient. If you were to flip on the TV and settle on your favorite sport, like car racing, for example, you just get to see fast cars, their famous drivers, and hundreds of thousands of fans watching as they scream around the track.

But how did that car get there? Who shipped it, and why did they choose that particular route?

Our client happened to fit this bill. They were planning on attending a series of races in Europe, and needed freight forwarding services to help them make it happen.

Are you planning on securing specialty freight services to move your items overseas or across borders? Then these considerations are for you!

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Tags: Auto Export, Global Logistics, Freight Forwarding, Auto Shipping, Air and Overseas Cargo Transport

Ocean import or export via Long Beach/LA ports

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

66% of U.S. shippers surveyed by JOC.com say they plan to ship less cargo through the U.S. West Coast next year because of ongoing congestion and delays, suggesting that ports from Long Beach to Seattle could lose market share just as they did after a 10-day work stoppage in 2002.

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Tags: Global Logistics

International Shipping damaged by the ILWU

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Thu, Nov 06, 2014 @ 12:06 PM

Shippers pressure Obama administration to send ILWU-PMA mediator

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Tags: Global Logistics

Freight Forwarding & the evidence to designate to right forwarder

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Fri, Jun 13, 2014 @ 02:54 PM

ETC International Freight System 21039 S Figueroa Street # 101- Carson, California 90745.

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Tags: Global Logistics

IMPORT EXPORT CUSTOMS EXAM

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Wed, May 28, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

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Tags: Global Logistics

Global Logistics & Supply Chain, ETC International Freight System

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 @ 02:46 PM

ETC International Freight System (www.etcinternational.com)

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Tags: Global Logistics

Ocean freight, Export or Import, Global Logistics

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Fri, Aug 16, 2013 @ 09:48 PM

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Tags: AIR, Global Logistics, Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Maritime, Freight Forwarders in California, Freight Shippers, Household Moving, Ocean Freight Shipping

Domestic to International Ocean Shipping (Intermodal issues)

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Thu, Aug 15, 2013 @ 12:54 PM

Fear Among Agricultural Shippers that they will not access the new Kansas City terminal of the BNSF.

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Tags: EXPORT FREIGHT FORWARDING, International Freight Shipping, Global Logistics, Auto Shipping, Freight Forwarders in California, freight forwarder, Household Moving

International Shipping, Trucking

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Mon, Apr 01, 2013 @ 04:13 PM

ETC International Freight System

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Tags: ocean shipping, Overseas Shipping, EXPORT FREIGHT FORWARDING, Global Logistics, Shipments, Freight Forwarders in California, customs manpower, Container Fleet, freight forwarder, Freight Rates, Supply Chain