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...
Long Beach/LA port fees: What you need to know

Long Beach/LA port fees: What you need to know

Happening Now Last week, we published a blog on Overcoming Congestion at US ports. The surge of imports this spring and the disruptions caused by the pandemic and related labor shortage have had devastating ripple effects, including a capacity decrease for last-mile...
Overcoming Congestion at US Ports

Overcoming Congestion at US Ports

If there ever was a time to get creative with international freight, it’s now. Congestion at US ports has hit record levels at a time when brands are desperate to replenish inventories for the peak shipping season. Here’s a snapshot of the situation at 3 of America’s...