International Shipping & Freight Forwarding Blog

Moving from Australia to USA with a Freight Forwarder

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Fri, Sep 23, 2016 @ 03:23 PM

Why NOT a freight forwarder?

Not everybody thinks of a freight forwarder as being the best resource for moving household items overseas. Most people don't think of freight forwarders at all, because there's already a group of movers out there dominating the residential market. Most freight forwarders don't even bother.

We do though. And after helping more people move their lives overseas than I can reasonably count, it seems like more of us should.

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Tags: U.S. imports, Household Moving Overseas, Household Moving, U.S. Exports

How to Avoid Disasters Associated with Moving Overseas

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Thu, Jun 16, 2016 @ 01:07 PM

Don't let your stuff get stranded:

It's summer, which means it's moving season. People are packing up and heading across town, state, country, and in come cases, across the planet for the next chapters in their lives.

Picking up and moving everything like that is a big deal, especially when heading to a different country, and you should take every precaution imaginable to ensure you don't have to go through what one of my clients recently went through - after accepting a job overseas, but not getting a contract in place before sending everything they owned on a voyage.

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Tags: ocean shipping, Moving Overseas, Household Moving

Helpful Household Moving Tips for Stress-Free Transition

Posted by Annette Leahy on Thu, Mar 13, 2014 @ 07:39 AM

Household moving is a lot of work, and can often an overwhelming experience, with so many details and SO MUCH to do. But it doesn’t have to be as bad as all that – with a little planning and organization ahead of time, a great deal of stress can be eliminated from the process.

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Tags: Household Moving

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

Household Moving – Top Tips to Keep Your Stuff in One Piece

Posted by Annette Leahy on Sun, May 05, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

Do you cringe at the thought of packing up your precious belongings and irreplaceable mementos into boxes and crates, then loading them onto a moving truck and taking them for a bumpy ride to your new home?  You can almost hear your personal treasures rattling and clanking already… and fearing the worst ahead: that dreaded tinkle of unidentified broken pieces in the bottom of a box, and the intense apprehension you feel as you open the package to determine which cherished delicate item is causing that awful sound.

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Tags: Household Moving