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Ever Given dislodged, Canal reopened…but what’s next?

For six days, logistics was front and center as the world was captivated by what happened to the Ever Given....
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Supply chains and slurves: What baseball & logistics have in common

While many of Mach 1's US offices are located throughout the southwest and along the sun belt where the weather...
Customs shipping

Customs Covers Covid, Congestion and 2020’s Continuing Troubles

The recently released CBP Trade and Travel Report for FY 2020 offers some interesting information about the impact of the...
Southern California Port Congestion

COVID and California Port Congestion

We don't need to recount for people the current state of affairs with hundreds of thousands of TEUs of containers...
Logistics Communication Customer Service

Communication, at the Speed of Sound

The speed of communication is as important as the speed of transportation when choosing a logistics partner. With Mach 1,...
Brexit logistics

Heading for the Brexit – But what’s on the other side?

Some people may insist they work best under pressure or on deadline. That type of process may be great for...
Expedited Cargo

Will vaccines bump my expedited air cargo?

On Tuesday, Britain became the first country to begin vaccinating citizens against COVID-19. In true English fashion with a perverse...
Port Delays

Port Delays Plague Pandemic Shipping Boom

E-commerce is surging, imports are flooding into the U.S. from Asia, equipment and chassis’ are scarce in even the best...
Charter Flight

That charter cargo plane deal too good to be true? Here’s how to protect yourself.

The grounding of passenger flights and aircraft, coupled with the rush of eastbound PPE, meant that anybody who had a...
How to be a good shipper

How To: Laser-Focused Shipping and You

Being a good shipper is easier than you think – when all else fails, good communication and planning will almost...
Section 301 Duties Vietname

USTR opens Section 301 investigation on Vietnam

For importers whose supply chains have been financially impacted by Section 301 duties imposed on goods Made in China, Vietnam...
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Mach 1 offers gold star service for automotive shipments

Expertise in logistics is a journey and not a destination. The industry is an ever-growing and changing maze of regulations,...