Are You Paying For Someone Else's Cargo?

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is an independent federal agency responsible for the rules and regulations of ocean-borne international shipping. Due to universal recognition of international shipping laws amongst NVOCCs, importers, and exporters, many don’t pay attention to the fine print released by the FMC; some of which may impact y ... click to read more

The Difference Between Freight Release and Telex Release

The Difference Between Freight Release and Telex Release If you’ve ever shipped cargo, you’re already familiar with the term bill of lading. It’s essentially a contract between you, the shipper, and the freight carrier to move goods from one destination to another. It also serves as a receipt for the cargo and often acts as proof of ownership.&nbs ... click to read more

Air Transport: What to Consider When Shipping Cargo

By now, you probably know the advantages of using air transport to ship goods. You can literally fly cargo to all corners of the world in a matter of days, providing both speed and flexibility. If something gets missed, you don’t need to wait weeks to transport the goods to their destination. It can go out that day. With this greater speed c ... click to read more

4 Steps to a Successful RFQ Process

One of the most common processes within almost any purchasing and supply chain is the RFQ. With the Request for Quotation, you know exactly what you need and now want suppliers to tell you how much it’ll cost.  But by requesting quotes from a number of suppliers, you’re essentially asking them to compete for your business, provid ... click to read more