Moving goods from one country to the next is the lifeblood of international freight shipping. People move goods for many reasons, but the main motivation is to increase their value. In previous [...]
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 [...]
There are a number of stories about ocean freight carriers making headlines right now. So let's round up the top ones and put them all in one blog.
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The share of shipments in the international shipping industry going to freight forwarders and Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers (NVOCC) is increasing.
Furthermore, it is not just [...]
Are you unhappy with your current freight forwarder? It might be time to change your freight partner. To be sure you are changing a freight forwarder at the right time, look for these telltale [...]
We've noticed an uptick recently in international shipping scams by fraudulent individuals or companies impersonating freight forwarders.
We here at Universal Cargo hate to see [...]
In this blog we'll answer a frequently asked question (FAQ) dealing with Incoterms. Specifically, which Incoterm is the best to use when importing from China. As a bonus, we'll also tell you the [...]
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 [...]
Choosing a Company Offering Freight Forwarding Services – 8 Essential Tips for Making the Right Choice
This is a Guest Post by Daniel Moore
selling overseasInternational goods trading is a well-known and popular business today. This is the reason that leading international brands have [...]
I was recently asked to contribute my top 3 tips about importing from China for a big list of advice to help new shippers to, well, import from China.
Since at Universal Cargo we [...]
Amazon has Maersk scared. And for shippers, that’s a good thing. Christian Wienberg and Alaric Nightingale reported in an article for Bloomberg that the [...]
Ebay Infographic from Webmastersjury and 16Best.net. Note from the editor: As a freight forwarder, we here at Universal Cargo help people be financially independent by importing goods they sell [...]
Back by popular demand is the ICC Incoterms Update live webinar hosted by Lorman Education Services. The webinar will take place February 28th, 2018 from 4 to 5:30 pm (PST). Your teacher on all [...]
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 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 [...]
Trade Finance Global (TFG) just announced its 2017 International Trade Awards, recognizing innovative practice in international trade. The 2017 TFG International Trade Award for Best Freight [...]
Big, bold letters reading, “Fourth Industrial Revolution will disrupt shipping” headline an article Wolfgang Lehmacher wrote for the Journal of Commerce (JOC). Is this just a [...]