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Ocean carriers have become the standard for connecting trading partners from different geographies, especially when large volumes of freight must be sent over significant distances. Freight costs on carriers are among the lowest available, making these remarkable ocean liners the preferred choice for shipments that are not adversely impacted by a longer transportation time – anywhere from 10 to 30 days. However, maintaining these lower costs has been a challenge in an asset-heavy, highly competitive industry that requires considerable financial investment – not just in the ships themselves, but in fuel and carriers as well. This may be one reason why many major carriers have expanded their services to also incorporate freight consolidation, warehousing, and truck and rail service, so shipments can literally now be made door-to-door rather than port-to-port.
To say that 2019 has been challenging for ocean carriers would be an understatement. The year began with the National… Read More
Global trade continues to grow, according to the latest three-months forecast by the DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB). The index… Read More
President Donald Trump held out the hope, after his July 25 meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, of new… Read More
Best Buy recently closed on a lease for 500,400 square feet of space within Brandon Woods III, a 259-acre site… Read More
The outbreak of trade wars and increased inward-looking policies threaten the prospects for seaborne trade. That was the outlook projected… Read More
CaroTrans and TCC LOGISTICS, leading neutral, global NVOCCs and ocean freight consolidators, have announced a strategic alliance to serve the… Read More
INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software, and information provider for the ocean shipping industry, has announced availability of Antillean Marine… Read More
Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company Ltd. (DSIC) and the classification society DNV GL announced the signing of a joint development project… Read More
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