Cable Seals to Ensure Security for Goods in Transit

Guest Post by William Mckeen. When moving goods, one of the greatest challenges is providing security to those shipments and being able to both notice and deter tampering or theft. This can be [...]


Woman Traveled World Inside Shipping Container – Universal Bizargo

When you see a story about a woman who spent years traveling the world inside a shipping container, you know it can only mean one thing: Universal Bizargo! That’s right, Universal [...]


3 Changes Coming to International Shipping in the Near Future

In light of digital technologies, big data, and the Internet of Things–yes, the 4th Industrial Revolution–the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company imagined what [...]


5 Best Practices for Transporting Containers Safely By Sea

Guest Post by Kevin Hill Do you transport goods or commodities by sea? If yes, then you must be aware of the various challenges that come with transporting the containers safely. You can adopt [...]


Warning: Increased Ship Collisions Highlight Need for Cargo Insurance

I read something very disturbing this week. According to a brief from Supply Chain Dive, most cargo imported to the U.S. travels uninsured. In fact, according the brief, 9 out of 10 shipping [...]


You Won’t Believe What Was Shipped In This Potato Chip Can

They say eating too many potato chips could eventually kill you; however, just opening these potato chip cans could cost you your life. A man was arrested after allegedly importing king [...]


Universal Bizargo: 4 Men Found in Shipping Container

Imagine you’re a port security guard, walking up and down rows of stacked shipping containers when you hear cries for help. You investigate. Getting closer to the sounds, unsure exactly [...]


Hapag-Lloyd Joins Carriers’ Container Cancellation Fee Trend

It looks like carriers are jumping onboard for issuing fees on container cancellations and no-shows from shippers, as Hapag-Lloyd is now adding such a fee to their practices, according to a Gavin [...]


Logistics Glossary Vs. Urban Dictionary – Useful to Funny Definitions

It’s back! The most entertaining way to look at definitions of international shipping terms: comparing Logistics Glossary definitions to their Urban Dictionary counterparts. Let’s [...]


A Peek at Peak Season

It’s happening right now! Peak season for the international shipping industry. Or is it? Traditionally, August and September are huge months for the international shipping industry as U.S. [...]

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