What is Multimodal transportation?
Posted on 02-16-2023
Reading Time: 9 minutes Multimodal transportation refers to a delivery process that makes use of multiple modes of transportation under one contract. In this case, we must constantly keep in mind to sign a multimodal transport agreement. Transport occurs between a starting point in …
Mistakes when prepping Air Freight
Posted on 01-11-2023
Reading Time: 8 minutes Posey International is experienced in assisting businesses with air and ocean freight as an international freight forwarder. Consolidation and cross-docking arrangements are only two of the many approaches to optimize and enhance international shipping. But improper freight preparation is one …
IS IT TIME TO SWITCH FORWARDERS?
Posted on 12-16-2022
Reading Time: 11 minutes Freight forwarding and international logistics can be difficult, requiring careful planning and being subject to numerous international laws and regulations. You require a seasoned logistics supplier who can talk to you, guide you through the process, and who you can …
Cargo Damage? Types and way to prevent it
Posted on 11-01-2022
Reading Time: 10 minutes Manufacturers and suppliers may experience cargo damage during transit in a number of different ways. First, defective goods are frequently returned for replacement or a full refund, which not only results in additional expenses but may also harm the reputations …
What are the Incoterms?
Posted on 10-04-2022
Reading Time: 15 minutes Knowing the rights and obligations of the buyer, seller, and transport firm is crucial when moving items so that everyone involved is aware of the situation and there are no unpleasant surprises. Here’s an explanation: Defining incoterms What obligations and …
What is BreakBulk Shipping and why should I use it?
Posted on 08-15-2022
Reading Time: 3 minutes Although shipping your items worldwide in a container might be the most practical option for you, it isn’t always the best solution or even a viable one. This is particularly true if you’re transporting project cargo or other sorts of …
Coronavirus & Freight Forwarding: 4 Ways to Protect Your Cargo
Posted on 03-06-2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes A foreman wearing a face mask works as a cargo ship docks at a container terminal of Qingdao port in Shandong province, China while the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, February 4, 2020. cnsphoto via …
3 Key Benefits of Using an NVOCC Third-Party Logistics Provider
Posted on 03-27-2019
Reading Time: 5 minutes When you’re working in industry, organizing freight and logistics with the help of an NVOCC can be a major part of your professional life. From dealing with manufacturers to building other relationships along the supply chain, to getting your product …
Ocean Freight or Air Freight: Which is Better?
Posted on 07-19-2017
Reading Time: 4 minutes There is a considerable amount of debate about whether ocean freight or air freight is the best option for shipping. Each method has its pros and its cons, but which is the best way to ship your cargo? This blog …
3 Serious Misconceptions about International Freight Forwarders
Posted on 07-19-2017
Reading Time: 4 minutes When it comes to international freight forwarders, there are quite a few myths to be dispelled. In this blog post, we are going to focus on three of the most serious misconceptions about international freight companies to set the record …
Freight Forwarding Errors: Avoid These 3 and Reduce Your Costs
Posted on 06-29-2017
Reading Time: 4 minutes Freight Forwarding Errors: Avoid These 3 and Reduce Your Costs Identifying freight forwarding and shipping errors may seem easy, but avoiding them is an entirely different challenge. Needless to say, it is much more advantageous for shippers to take a …
3 Benefits of the New Shipping Alliances to Shippers
Posted on 06-23-2017
Reading Time: < 1 minute While the shipping industry has been consolidating for many years, over the past year, alliances have taken place on an unprecedented scale. Below, we’ve created an infographic of three beneficial outcomes of the shipping alliances on shippers, as shared by …
3PL Logistics – A New Paradigm for 2017?
Posted on 06-20-2017
Reading Time: 4 minutes 3PL Logistics – Is the industry experiencing a paradigm shift? A recent article in Global Trade, an online trade magazine for the logistics industry, suggests “transparency” as the new paradigm for the modern 3PL in 2017. We tend to agree. …
90% of U.S.Fortune 500 Companies Rely on 3PL Logistics Providers – And Why You Should, Too
Posted on 06-08-2017
Reading Time: 4 minutes A new report that quantifies trends in 3PL customer relationships has been published by Armstrong & Associates, a supply chain consultancy. Based on its analysis of more than 7,000 3PL customer relationships around the world, the report is named “Trends …
Supply Chain Automation Technology: New Tools
Posted on 06-01-2017
Reading Time: 4 minutes Supply Chain Automation – Global Complexity The global supply chain (and the need for supply chain automation) grows more complex by the day. Goods and information flow at unprecedented rates; shippers, third-party logistics providers, and major freight companies all expend tremendous …