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customs international shipping

International Shipping: A Complex, Balancing Act (Part 3: Customs Brokers)

Sending goods across international borders is challenging. If you’ve ever seen performers on unicycles holding long sticks in each hand with dinner plates spinning on top of the sticks… well, you get the picture. In this 3-part series you’ll learn … Read more

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International Shipping: A Complex, Balancing Act (Part 1: Trade Compliance)

Sending goods across international borders is challenging. If you’ve ever seen performers on unicycles holding long sticks in each hand with dinner plates spinning on top of the sticks… well, you get the picture. In this 3-part series you’ll learn … Read more

FOB Trucking

What Does F.O.B. Mean Around the World? (Part 4)

According to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) recently released revisions to the standard trade definitions known as Incoterms, F.O.B means Free on Board.  In 2010, the ICC altered the definition to state the seller must load the goods on … Read more

Logistics 101

Logistics 101: The Many Models of Logistics Providers

Before containerization and the Internet made the world smaller, other technologies had the same effect at different times. Rewinding all the way, trade goods started flowing between “faraway” places simply because new tools and methods meant they didn’t have to … Read more

What in the World is Going On?!

Have you ever sat in a movie theater, and 15 minutes into the movie you say to your spouse, “Haven’t we seen this movie before?”

That is the same feeling I get when looking at the current state of international … Read more