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Overnight airfreight. Every shipping manager’s least favorite option. Let’s face it, if you need overnight air freight, something has usually gone drastically wrong. The situation typically goes something like this: Either your customer needs a critical part to keep their plant up and running, you are dangerously low on a key inventory component, or you […]

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Incoterms 2020 is here. Is your business ready? The new Incoterms 2020 have been published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). They will take effect on January 1, 2020. This update replaces Incoterms 2010 and is expected to be the standard for the next decade, through December 2029. For the first time, representatives from […]

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Ah, the holidays. A time for peace on earth, goodwill toward men, family gatherings and an office Christmas party or two. And holiday shipping headaches. If you are involved in the logistics side of your business, the holidays can be more unpleasant than a week-long visit from your in-laws. Higher freight rates, surging demand and […]

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USCG Cutter Galveston Island Transferred We are proud to have supported the U.S. Coast Guard and Department of State in the recent transfer of the decommissioned USCG Cutter Galveston Island to Costa Rica. The vessel arrived in Puerto Caldera, CR this week after a 4,400 nautical mile journey from its previous home port  in Honolulu, […]

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I have been in the logistics business in one form or another for nearly 27 years. At this point, our logistics team has delivered Crispy Creme donuts half way across the country for breakfast meetings, transported sixty foot sailboats made from recycled plastic bottles over 1400 miles to an inland museum and arranged for transportation […]

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