Don't know what Universal Cargo's Annual Turkey Day Blog is all about? It can probably best be summed up in a poem. Here's how that poem starts:
Every year about this [...]
Transpacific freight rates are soaring high right now and not just because it's peak season.
Shippers have been rushing to beat tariff increase dates on imports from China, [...]
Not only do we work hard at Universal Cargo (UC), but we also like to have a good time. And everyone knows Halloween provides an opportunity for a good time.
So while UC employees [...]
This is a guest post by Kristin Savage.
It hit the scene as that mysterious technology behind Bitcoin. No one paid much attention at first. A digital currency that its founders said [...]
In container shipping, Donald Trump, Global Business, Global Economy, import, importers, international business, International Shipping, International Shipping Company, shippers, shipping, shipping companiesPosted
You would think the trade war between the U.S. and China would be nothing but bad for transpacific shipping; however, it may have just saved the year for carriers.
Back in June, we [...]
When it comes to international shipping in regards to the U.S. and China, trade war has been dominating the news. But as this week draws to a close, two huge, potentially deadly storms are [...]
The international shipping industry has traditionally been a male-dominated one. In fact, it still seems to be largely behind when it comes to gender equality in the workplace.
In cargo, cargo ship, carriers, China, China Cosco Shipping Corporation, container shipping, Container Shipping & Transport, Global Business, global warming, International Shipping, Maersk, maritime shipping, Northern Sea Route, shipping containersPosted
Maersk announced that it is sending the first container ship from East Asia to Europe through the Arctic Ocean. Daniel Shane reports in CNN Money:
The newly built Venta Maersk is set [...]
In cargo, container shipping, Container Shipping & Transport, ILA, International Shipping, ports, shippingPosted
Back in June, we blogged that the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) and United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) reached a dockworkers agreement that should bring stability to the East [...]
In Air Freight, business tips, cargo, container shipping, export, Freight Forwarder, freight forwarders, goods, import, importing, International Shipping, International Shipping Company, shippers, shipping, shipping companiesPosted
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 [...]
In business, China, Donald Trump, economics, economy, exports, Global Business, Global Economy, import, Imports, international business, International ShippingPosted
We’ve talked a lot about the escalating tariffs and tariff threats between the U.S. and China in this blog, but Asia is not the only battle front for President Trump’s trade wars. [...]
In China, economics, economy, export, exports, import, Imports, international business, International Shipping, President Trump, TrumpPosted
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 [...]
In business, business tips, container shipping, Container Shipping & Transport, Freight Forwarder, freight forwarders, freight rates, international business, International Shipping, International Shipping Company, logistics, logistics quote, shipping, shipping companies, shipping prices, shipping ratesPosted
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 [...]
It doesn't take much perusing of international shipping news stories to see that the machines are rising. Robot ships, driverless trucks, delivery drones, and port automation interrupting [...]
In cargo, container, container shipping, containers, goods, International Shipping, port congestion, Port of Long Beach, Port of Los Angeles, ports, shippers, shippingPosted
There's good news for shippers importing and exporting goods through the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. PierPass is overhauling its OffPeak program, significantly reducing fees at the [...]
In cargo, container, container shipping, Container Shipping & Transport, containers, freight history, international business, International Shipping, ocean freight, ocean shipping, shippingPosted
Guest Post by Ryan Hoek The standard shipping container is a widely used medium for loading, unloading and transporting goods from one international port to a distribution center across the [...]
In cargo, exporters, importers, International Shipping, international shipping news, port congestion, Port of New Jersey, Port of New York, shippers, shippingPosted
The first day of spring was on Tuesday, and with it came winter storms. Yeah, that makes sense.
Snowstorms were big enough on the East Coast to affect port operations. In fact, the [...]
In cargo, Cargo Insurance, cargo ship, Container Shipping & Transport, export, import, importing, International ShippingPosted
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 [...]
In cargo, ILA, ILA Strike, ILWU, ILWU contract, ILWU Contract Negotiation, ILWU contract negotiations, ILWU Negotiations, International Shipping, port congestion, shippersPosted
There's good news for shippers and the supply chain. The International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) are resuming labor contract negotiations for [...]