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US China Trade War

Forwarding Freight and Surviving the US-China Trade War

In spite of the reported positive progress trade talks with China have made in order to end the “trade wars”,...
freight shipping and brexit

How will Brexit Impact Freight Shipping?

Importers and exporters are bracing for the UK to officially exit the European Union (EU), better known as Brexit. There is...
On board couriers deliver high value or perishable items quickly and securely.

When Your Shipment Requires an On Board Courier

Various logistics options exist for different priority substances or materials. Some materials are best transported in hand through the On...
NMFC codes and what they are used for

What are NMFC Codes?

To the seasoned industry specialist, transportation lingo might not be a problem. However, the same cannot be said for the...
Improve Lean Logistics using Data

Using Big Data to Improve Lean Logistics

Unknown to most people, every single activity we execute generates tons of data that can be used to model and...
Next flight out shipping

When You Need Next Flight Out (NFO) Shipping

In the 21st century, where business is done at the speed of light, Next Flight Out (NFO) shipping is there...
warehouse efficiencies

5 Helpful Tips for Controlling Inventory and Warehouse Efficiencies

Warehouse efficiencies depend on the production processes of manufacturing companies. If a manufacturer wastes material or time, the rate of success...
ltl vs ftl

LTL vs FTL: When Should You Use Either One?

When it comes to shipping by ground freight, LTL and FTL make up a majority of the available options. LTL,...
Industrial port with containers in winter, vessel loading in port of Finland

Five Major Ship Types of Sea Transport Used for Freight

Traveling by ocean has introduced many types of sea transport options available today. Whether the purposes are transporting freight, materials,...
sea freight container costs

How to Calculate Sea Freight Rates with FCL and LCL

What are Sea Freight Rates? Sea freight rates are the costs it takes for cargo to be delivered from one...
lean logistics

Mach 1 Global Definition Spotlight: What is Lean Logistics?

Many companies and organizations are constantly finding ways to improve their supply chain processes. This is done in order to...
warehouse operations best practices

15 Warehouse Operations Best Practices

Warehouse operations are a very important part of any company’s business flow. To ensure that a company ships and receives...