Maersk Still Number One Carrier by Capacity

Back in November, we blogged about Maersk no longer being the number one carrier. Today’s blog headlines with Maersk still being number one. So what gives? The previous blog was about who [...]


Holy Crap! Maersk & IBM Team Up to Change International Shipping!

Always seeming to be a step ahead of the competition, Maersk is at it again. The industry-leading ocean carrier is forming a joint venture company with IBM that could revolutionize the [...]


U.S. East Coast Ports Recovering from Severe Weather Closures

U.S. East Coast ports are recovering this week from delays and shutdowns caused by severe winter weather last week. The East Coast was hit with what the Weather Channel called “one of the [...]


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 [...]


13 Things You Need to Know About Freight Forwarding

This is a Guest Post by John Stuart of the International Logistics Centre Freight forwarding is one of the most widely used methods of international transport for both business and personal use. [...]


VoyageLA Interviews Universal Cargo President Shirley Burke

VoyageLA posted an interview with Universal Cargo President Shirley Burke this month. In the interview, Mrs. Burke shares how Universal Cargo CEO Devin Burke went from VP of Sales for Universal [...]


China Cuts Import Tariffs Creating Big Opportunity for Exporters

Good news is here for U.S. producers and exporters of consumer goods. Last year, the U.S. trade deficit with China was over 300 billion dollars. Here are the numbers from the U.S. Trade [...]


Maersk is No Longer #1 Carrier

The leviathan just ate the top dog. Perhaps that’s a bit overdramatic, but China Cosco Shipping Corporation (Cosco), China’s international shipping leviathan, is now the world’s [...]


FMC Commissioner Stepping Down

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is losing another commissioner. Commissioner William P. Doyle announced in a press release yesterday (November 27th) that he is stepping down from the FMC: [...]


Turkey Trivia—Universal Cargo’s Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Blog

It’s back! The blog I know we’re all most thankful for… Universal Cargo’s Thanksgiving Turkey Blog! Yes, it’s become a Universal Cargo tradition that every year when [...]