International Shipping & Freight Forwarding Blog

Packaging Pitfalls with Air and Ocean Freight Shipping

Posted by Dimitri Malinbaum on Mon, Apr 23, 2018 @ 11:50 AM

With a weaker dollar, shippers’ requests to export are growing.

When US exporters ship, the international forwarders come across interesting shipments that can be rather large and heavy, which sometimes undermine air freighting over ocean freighting shipping methods.

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Tags: air freight forwarding, Ocean Freight Shipping, Specialty Freight, Oversized Cargo, packaging

Why you Should Consult an Expert when Shipping Oversized Items

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Mon, Aug 28, 2017 @ 12:32 PM

The world of international freight shipping never stops. While many in the Northern Hemisphere find themselves settling into a summer getaway, as international freight forwarders, we are always working on tackling our latest shipping challenge for our clients.

Our latest endeavor will involve shipping oversized items such as heavy machinery from Beaverton, OR to Alexandria Egypt. Here are the challenges we faced, and how we overcame them.

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Tags: Oversized Cargo

Why Good Customer Service Matters When Shipping Oversized Cargo

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Thu, Jul 06, 2017 @ 05:09 PM

Industrial shipping, often, implies shipping oversized cargo requiring special equipment and handling. This can be quite a headache for both shipper and freight forwarder! When time, money, and many different parties are involved in such an intricate shipment, it is important that you find a freight forwarder that you not only trust but will provide you with the personal service that you require to get the product shipped on time.

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Tags: International Air Freight - Global Logistics, Oversized Cargo