December 2013 Blog Posts (9)

Ocean Freight New Year’s Resolutions for 2014

After a prolific year of activity in the ocean freight sector in 2013, the year is coming to an end and now it is the time for supply chains to re-evaluate their shipping plans for the upcoming year. After all, in case your business ran into any difficulties in 2013, it would be best to correct those possible dilemmas before they occur again in 2014. It is time to make your New Year’s Resolutions for 2014 in regards to ocean freight shipping, which includes…

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Added by Steven Lerner on December 31, 2013 at 4:59am — No Comments

Certificate of Seaworthiness

A paramount part of the shipping industry deals with the protection, the security and the safety of an ocean freight vessel in transportation. Without that sense of precaution, there would be a lot of uncertainty in ocean freight shipping. The term of seaworthiness applies to those ocean vessels that are fit to travel across the ocean for the purpose of transporting freight. By the word ‘fit’, logistics professionals are referring to ships…

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Added by Steven Lerner on December 24, 2013 at 11:57pm — No Comments

Changing Trans-Pacific Market

For ocean freight shippers in the US, it is clear that the Trans-Pacific trade market is the most dominant trade lane. Supply chains of all sizes depend on the Trans-Pacific market for shipping. So when recent news of container freight shipping rate increases of up to $500 by January 15th 2014 emerges, this could alarm some shippers. However, it should be noted…

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Added by Steven Lerner on December 24, 2013 at 4:49am — No Comments

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1. Sweets, Snacks, Homemade Eatables

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Added by MA Shareef on December 20, 2013 at 11:18am — No Comments

What the Future Holds For Container Shipping

If you had a crystal ball, and you could look into the future to see where the ocean freight industry is heading, what might you see?

While we do not have a physical crystal ball, experts in the shipping industry can weigh in and give academic predictions and estimations about 2014. For example, in the future, with carriers adjusting to the harsh realties of the supply and demand in the shipping world, the usage of 3PLs (third party logistics…

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Added by Steven Lerner on December 17, 2013 at 5:26am — No Comments

Freight Shipping of Shoes

When people think of what pair of shoes to wear, they do not often think of the shipping process of how the shoes made it to the store. Most of the shoes sold in US stores were imports from overseas. International shipping plays a major role in transporting all of our footwear to the United States. China has always been the number one manufacturer of the shoes in the US, but times are changing. A recent Journal of Commerce article…

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Added by Steven Lerner on December 12, 2013 at 4:45am — No Comments

Destination Delivery Charge

While shipping freight into the United States could be costly, working with a Freight Forwarder could be an excellent way to develop a cost saving shipping plan and to understand all of the expenses involved. One of the added costs to shipping to the United States involves the Destination Delivery Charge. Also known as DDC, with the Destination Delivery Charge, carriers add this cost for…

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Added by Steven Lerner on December 10, 2013 at 4:51am — No Comments

R.I.P

We regret to announce the passing away of our Executive Chairman, MR. YINKA BOLARINWA, which sad event occurred on 29th Nov. 2013. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace Amen. 

Added by Wahab Kolawole Afolabi on December 3, 2013 at 7:55pm — 2 Comments

LNG-Powered Ships

LNG-Powered ships are nothing new to the international shipping industry. However, in the coming year or so, the popularity of LNG-Powered ocean freight vessels will skyrocket. Surveys of international shipping constantly find that the usage of LNG-Powered ships continues to increase. This includes vessels where LNG, which stands for Liquefied Natural Gas, is the primary source of fuel. Major shipping carriers around the world have shifted…

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Added by Steven Lerner on December 3, 2013 at 4:34am — No Comments

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