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Coronavirus: How to Continue Your Supply Chain

With COVID-19 spreading rapidly changing lives and livelihoods, we want to know: what's next? How do factories operate again? And how do you know when your cargo moves? Usually, Chinese New Year (CNY) creates a temporary and manageable disturbance to global trade. Predictably, peak season precedes...

Freight forwarding and Warehousing for our FBA and Ecommerce Sellers

Amazon FBA required shippers to manage the transport of goods from the point of origin to the Amazon warehouse, requiring the merchant to understand and comply with Amazon's delivery standards, which are different from country to country. The laundry list of requirements could become lengthy, encompassing...

4 Quick Steps To Get Ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Whether it's Black Friday, Cyber Monday, upcoming holiday season or any other special occasion, if you're an Amazon FBA Seller, there's one thing you need to be. BE READY, man. You need to be prepared and able to deliver in time for US Black Friday (November...

Why Freight Forwarding Is More Than Rate Shopping and Space Booking

The work of a freight forwarder requires more than just shopping for cheap prices and storage. When part of delivering an efficient service to the consumer, a forwarder faces many obstacles. How the freight forwarder addresses these problems sets them apart from the rest of...

Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Your Logistics Requirements

Peace of mind and efficient logistics management Save time, money and effort Network growth and opportunities Whether you are a small business or a large conglomerate, you have your own business activities to do. Businesses that you are an expert in, businesses that you specialise...

Why do i need a freight forwarder ?

A freight forwarder is a multi-function agent / operator who assumes the role of coordinating the movement of goods from point A to point B on behalf of the BCO (Beneficial Cargo Owner). Freight forwarders are a vital part of the entire supply chain and are...

Freight Consolidation and Deconsolidation in Shipping

The need to reduce freight costs was never higher. Shippers are forced to compete on a global market, and consumers expect competitive brand prices to be record-breaking. Amazon's growth and vast shopping options for e-commerce have left many shippers in the proverbial snow. Small and medium-sized...

The busiest shipping ports in China And How to Get The Most from Them

Eight of the world's 17 largest and busiest shipping ports are located in China, including Shanghai Port, Shenzhen Port and Ningbo Port, which are the top three ports moving over 92 million TEUs per year, reports Becky Harris of ArcBest. Greater China, including China, Hong...

Ocean vs. Air Freight: What’s right for you?

What is more important to you: price or time of transit? Is sustainability an important metric for your business? How far are you preparing your shipments? Whether ocean freight or air freight is right for you can decide these key questions. Knowledge is important, as is...

4 Ways Modern Freight Forwarding Reins in Logistics Management

As is well known in freight forwarding and global business, logistics managers are at the front and centre of the line, responsible for ensuring that supply chains run smoothly. When they are successful, dedication and commitment are often not remembered. But when there's a hiccup...