International Shipping & Freight Forwarding Blog

Big Mishaps in International Shipping and How You Can Prevent Them

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Mon, Jul 16, 2018 @ 03:28 PM

 

In a previous blog post, I divulged on a preventable fiasco that was initiated from the shipper’s missteps and self-inflicted outcomes that unfortunately affected other parties. In fairness, errors of all sorts can come from your forwarders or their associates, so vetting the best team isn't a task to be taken lightly.

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Tags: International Freight Forwarding, packaging

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

The Importance of Proper Packaging and Labeling in International Shipping

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 @ 02:48 PM

We understand that most business owners are extremely busy. Those businesses who are constantly filling orders to be shipped out internationally are often pressured to fulfill your orders and ship them as quickly as possible.

This makes the practice of checking and double checking the packaging and labeling of every order before sending them out a necessary practice that may end up getting missed.When the staff responsible to fill the order, pack it and label it to show the consignee names and addresses is rushed, costly errors, such as crisscrossing orders can happen when markings are wrong.

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Tags: Warehousing and Distribution Services, packaging