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How Will New Ocean Carrier Alliances Affect Shippers?
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How Will New Ocean Carrier Alliances Affect Shippers?

THE Alliance is here! And no, I don’t mean those guys in the funny hats from that cult science fiction television show. I’m referring to the latest major ocean carrier alliance. Cult sci-fi shows may not be for everyone. Perhaps it’s more accurate to say that when it comes to ... Read more

Special Project Cargo - When A Container Won't Do
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Special Project Cargo - When A Container Won't Do

We have all seen them on the road or around the city. I’m talking about big, often massively heavy or oversized loads travelling slowly down the roadway – usually trailed by a line of cars. Chances are those items are special project cargo. Shipments that don’t fit neatly into ... Read more

Five Ways You Can Benefit from the C-TPAT Program
Customs Regulations 
CTPAT 

Five Ways You Can Benefit from the C-TPAT Program

According to Customs Border Protection (CBP) there are now over 11,000 companies participating in The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism or C-TPAT, a public-private partnership program implemented in November of 2001 following the September 11 terror attacks. The ... Read more

What Every Importer Should Know About Overweight Containers
Importer 
Trucking 
overweight containers 

What Every Importer Should Know About Overweight Containers

Weight loss is a huge business. In 2014 global sales numbers weighed in at more than $148.1 billion. However, there is an entirely different weight issue that importers should think about because this one could cost you in big ways. Overweight shipping containers may not be at ... Read more

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'Positive' Customs Regulations May Create Problems for Importers

'Positive' Customs Regulations May Create Problems for Importers

Government is replete with instances of “Let’s make things more complicated for those who follow the law… that will stop illegal things from happening!” Welcome to the updated Lacey ...

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Is Savannah Poised to be the New Midwest Gateway?

Is Savannah Poised to be the New Midwest Gateway?

Comparing one of the largest ports in the U.S. with an iconic baseball movie might seem like a stretch, but in the spirit of “Field of Dreams,” the Port of Savannah has become a model ...

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While US Auto Sales Improve, The Shipping Industry Cheers

While US Auto Sales Improve, The Shipping Industry Cheers

US consumers have apparently found the cure for the winter blues, and it comes with that unmistakable new car smell. The ‘Big 8’ automakers' monthly sales figures are now public, and ...

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