3 Indications It Is Time to Switch Vendors

By now, you get that more goes into choosing a freight and logistics vendor than who offers the lowest price for its services. Every business has its own set of unique needs, many of which will change with time. So you often go with someone you feel can adapt and scale as you grow. The question is: How do you know when you’ve outgrown your p ... click to read more

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 ... click to read more

Notifying a Vendor of a Change

By now, you know time is often a precious commodity in business, and reading vendor contracts word for word doesn’t often rank high on your list of must-dos. After all, these contracts can be long and cumbersome. You can’t very well glean much from a quick glance. That’s why many companies end up in a less-than-ideal relatio ... click to read more

New Store Openings and Product Rollouts: Commonly Overlooked Issues

Few events are more important in the retail industry than new store openings and new product rollouts. It’ll often be the first time a consumer interacts with your brand, and you should leave nothing to chance. Everything must be planned down to the finest detail for the launch to come off without a hitch. But of all the details, one of the ... click to read more