Growing your business to the global market is the single most important step you can ever make as a business owner or manager. I mean, globalization enables you to tap [...]
In container shipping, ILWU, ILWU contract, ILWU Negotiations, ILWU Strike, International Shipping, port congestion, Port of Los Angeles, Port of Portland, shippers, shippingPosted
Despite the fact their Master Contract permits port automation by terminal operators, the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) is fighting hard against APM Terminals' plan to automate [...]
In China, container shipping, freight forwarders, freight rates, importers, importing, international business, International Shipping, maritime shipping, ocean freight, shippers, shipping, shipping companiesPosted
This is a guest post by Emily Marchant.
Because of the international shipping industry's volatility and the surge of shipments that happened in July of 2018 and lasted until the end [...]
In bill of lading, business, customs clearance, import, importers, importing, Imports, International Shipping, shippers, shippingPosted
There's a new import certification requirement of which U.S. shippers of goods containing composite wood need to be especially aware. It is actually worth it for all importers to be aware, as [...]
In carbon emission, carriers, container shipping, exporters, freight rates, fuel, fuel prices, Global Business, importers, international business, International Shipping, ocean freight, ocean freight rates, ocean shippingPosted
We're finally seeing news on how carriers will pass higher fuel costs, which are on the way, to shippers.
It seems that all the news around the International Maritime Organization's [...]
In carriers, China, container carriers, container shipping, Container Shipping & Transport, containers, freight rates, Global Business, international business, International Shipping, international shipping newsPosted
Two weeks ago, when this blog last checked in on freight rates, they were falling. Massively. This week, transpacific freight rates rise significantly with a wave of General Rate Increases (GRI), [...]