International Shipping & Freight Forwarding Blog

The Economics of International Freight Shipping

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Tue, Feb 06, 2018 @ 01:21 PM

These days, many shippers view us as being the foot soldiers on the ground eyeing the economic shifts around the world that affect their shipments. 

Over the years, my international forwarding company and I have witnessed the impact of the dollar fluctuation against other currencies and the impact this has on the volume if imports and exports to and from the US. 

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Tags: Overseas Importers & Exporters, Important Shipping Facts

Shippers' Shipments nervous as no negotiation resumed ILWU & PMA

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Wed, Aug 27, 2014 @ 03:16 PM

Why are large shippers getting nervous?

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Tags: Overseas Importers & Exporters

International Auto Shipping, Transportation

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Wed, Oct 09, 2013 @ 12:52 PM

Auto Shipping Overseas by ETC International Freight System

Our West Coast operation has loaded and transported numerous vehicles since 1993. And in the process developed the strictest safety standards and equipment technologies. Whether, you ship one vehicle or consolidate 3,4,5 vehicles into a 40’ high cubic container, we block , brace & ramp your cars to any world destination.
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Tags: Trucking, Overseas Importers & Exporters

LA & Long Beach Importers & Exporters Facing Container Load Increases

Posted by Annette Leahy on Fri, Jul 12, 2013 @ 02:57 PM

Marine Terminal Operators (MTO) at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have announced intended adjustments to terminal maintenance fees for ocean shipment of full container loads.

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Tags: Overseas Importers & Exporters