Shipping from Vietnam: the Next Global Manufacturing Hub

Shipping from Vietnam: the Next Global Manufacturing Hub

As manufacturers move more and more of their production out of China, Vietnam is becoming the next manufacturing hub for East-to-West supply chains. Shippers new to the country must find effective solutions for shipping from Vietnam, taking into account how freight...
Should you Join the U.S. CTPAT Trade Compliance Program?

Should you Join the U.S. CTPAT Trade Compliance Program?

CTPAT Trade Compliance is the name for U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) new, voluntary trade compliance program.  U.S. importers who are Tier II or Tier III members of the CTPAT supply chain security program can opt into the program by monitoring their own...
Shenzhen Warehouse Advantages

Shenzhen Warehouse Advantages

Since 1979, when Shenzhen was declared China’s first “special economic zone,” the city has transformed from a small fishing town to China’s largest exporting city. Today, Shenzhen is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. Whether you are exporting...
Helicopter Shipping: Keys to Success

Helicopter Shipping: Keys to Success

The average cost of a new helicopter is about $2 million USD, with the most expensive brands costing up to $27 million. That’s why helicopter shipping is such a concern for sellers and buyers who need this expensive cargo to arrive on time and damage free....
The Challenge of Setting up a Manufacturing Plant in India

The Challenge of Setting up a Manufacturing Plant in India

The Government of India has established many incentive programs to encourage foreign electronics companies to set up manufacturing plants in India. And many such companies are making the move. But, in the process, they’re finding unexpected logistics and trade...