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LNG: Your New Best Friend
December 16, 2012

The constant chatter in the shipping and energy industry has been about liquefied natural gas and how to incorporate it into the everyday life on the sea.  Princeton, New Jersey-based shipping company TOTE, Inc. has taken it a step further. …

Ocean Freight verse Air Freight
November 18, 2012

Which is best for your shipment? When shipping internationally there are a lot of things that need to be considered. First of which is Ocean Freight or Air Freight. In some cases it is not a choice if you have …

Differences Between Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers
November 5, 2012

What is a freight forwarder? A freight forwarder is an agent for the exporter in moving cargo to an overseas destination and can be an integral part of your logistics plan. Their expertise in ocean freight and air freight as …

The Importance of Insurance: When Cargo is Lost at Sea
October 23, 2012

Over the years beachcombers have found more than seashells along the shoreline. Back in 2002, three containers fell from a cargo ship just off the shore of North Carolina dumping more than 33,000 Nike sneakers into the ocean. These shoes …

How to Choose a Freight Forwarder
October 7, 2012

If you are new to the international logistics business and looking to start as an importer or exporter it is very important that you find a strong freight forwarder as a logistics partner. Freight forwarders are professionally trained agents that …

Miami: PortMiami becomes a new Foreign-Trade Zone
September 6, 2012

The Miami metropolitan area was ranked the fifth largest export market in the U.S. in 2010 and now in 2012 the U.S. Department of Commerce has announced the establishment of PortMiami as a new Foreign-Trade Zone. Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZs) were …

Impending Strike Looms Large
August 30, 2012

Ten years ago the West Coast was literally shut down when the Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) talks to strike a new labor deal couldn’t be agreed upon. The ramifications were felt instantly and did their part …

Newly Established Foreign-Trade Zone at Port of Miami Means Faster Shipping and Fewer Import Duties
August 10, 2012

A new Foreign Trade Zone has been established from Southwest Eighth Street to the Broward County line that is aimed at giving American businesses’ a competitive hand in the global economy. This is especially beneficial to the Miami downtown area …

Shipping Ports Provide Live Camera Feed
July 28, 2012

Have you ever wondered what the logistical procsess of moving goods across the globe looks like?  Many of the ports now offer real-time camera feeds of their shipping ports, including our favorite of the Panama Canal and its several locks. …