How to Choose a China Freight Forwarder

How to Choose a China Freight Forwarder

If you’re shipping cargo into and out of China, you need a freight forwarding and logistics partner that can get you the capacity you need, at the right price, while helping you avoid Customs delays and other issues that can slow down your supply chain. Many...
What Are Incoterms and How to Use Them Effectively

What Are Incoterms and How to Use Them Effectively

Incoterms®.  You know the word.  You understand that these commercial selling terms are important.  But there’s still that nagging feeling: Do I really understand them well enough? And, do I even need to? We can answer that last question. Yes, you need to be familiar...
What Are US Importer of Record Responsibilities?

What Are US Importer of Record Responsibilities?

For companies importing products into America, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has established detailed requirements that must be followed. But at the heart of these compliance details is a very simple idea. You need to know your business partners. CBP wants...
Building Airline ULDs: What You Need to Know

Building Airline ULDs: What You Need to Know

If you’re shipping air freight, your main concern is getting the freight where it needs to be, and fast. You’re not necessarily concerned about the equipment used and exactly how the freight moves from origin to destination. Truckers, forwarders and air carriers take...
Global Trade Compliance: Understanding the Basics

Global Trade Compliance: Understanding the Basics

Driving a car. Filing your taxes. Playing a board game. These and just about every activity you can think of have rules and instructions telling you what you can, can’t and must do. International commerce is no different. The set of rules governing global business...