Pallets form an indispensable foundation to the international freight forwarding industry. Worldwide shipments by sea and air would be severely restricted without palletized goods heading for [...]
It's coming: the cleaner fuel mandate. The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) o.5% sulfur cap hits in 2020. Carriers know their fuel costs are about to jump. Shippers know they'll in [...]
There's tension building with the dockworkers at West Coast ports.
Shippers have been feeling good about stability at the ports because of the contract extension and new contract the [...]
This is a guest post by Mario Cummings.
Being able to sell products on a global scale is considered an achievement by many businesses. It’s a clear indication of a business’s growth and [...]
China's Ministry of Transport announced a while back upcoming changes to the country's fuel regulations in regard to sulfur content and emissions. We're fast approaching the implementation of the [...]
This is a Guest Post by John from Anster Special Vehicles When you import or export heavy equipment or oversized equipment, getting it to your destination is always a big challenge. Heavy lift [...]
This is a guest post by Erica Sunarjo.
There are layers to running every business, and each layer needs to be perfect to make the whole thing work smoothly. The same goes for the [...]
Traditionally, when it comes to international shipping, there are two major modes to choose between: ocean freight and air freight. But now, shippers are starting to eye a combination service [...]
In today's blog we're doing something new that we plan to continue doing intermittently from now on. Spotlighting members of our team, so you can get to know us a little [...]
Whether you’re new to Universal Cargo’s blog or a regular reader, this post will help you navigate through to the most useful and popular articles we’ve posted here over the [...]
This is a Guest Post from Betty White of Moving Offices San Diego.
If you need your goods transported overseas but are worried about handling the process, you need to hire a reliable [...]
It is a clichéd joke that Canadians are so polite they'll apologize to you if you insult them. It seems the U.S. tested that cliché's punchline on a national level.
The U.S. insulted [...]
In a statement on Monday, President Donald Trump announced plans to pursue a whopping additional $400 billion worth of tariffs to the $50 billion dollars worth already planned on imports from [...]
This is a guest post by Michelle Arios.
selling overseasImporting and exporting can rarely be a lone wolf operation. You’re going to need boots on the ground in other countries, [...]
The numbers are in from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis for March, revealing a drop in the U.S. trade deficit after six consecutive months of [...]
This is a Guest Post by Kate Thora
Shipping Containers at Port Importing ExportingImporting and exporting businesses can be relatively easy to run. On the end of imports, you don’t [...]
Collisions and incidents with cargo ships are not uncommon; however, it's not every day one is caught on video. But that's exactly what happened at South Asia Pakistan [...]
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has launched an investigation into detention, demurrage, and per diem charges. And the shippers rejoice. Eric Johnson reported in American Shipper: The [...]