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The Ocean Freight General Rate Increase and How It Impacts Your Business

Lynn Birner | May 9, 2018

International trade has brought new opportunity for global merchants. And while prices tend to be favorable for overseas business dealings, the logistics of transporting the product to the customer is […]

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RTM Lines Welcomes Mining Industry Revival With New Direct Routes to Oceania

Johnna Freud | April 30, 2018

Recent international news has heralded the revival of the mining industry. This encouraging trend has positively affected sales of new and used mining equipment. And, this in turn, increases the […]

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Recovering Oil Prices Increase Demand for Reliable Oversea Transportation

Lynn Birner | February 23, 2018

Recovering Oil Prices Increase Demand for Reliable Oversea Transportation: Trans Ocean Transportation Company Uses Past Success to Meet New Demand   NORWALK, CT–Global crude oil prices are predicted to recover […]

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Ship Break Bulk Cargo in Containers?

Lynn Birner | September 18, 2017

Shipping break bulk or project cargo across international waters traditionally involves loading high, or heavy pieces of cargo on a ship, either on cradles, skids or reels; in drums or […]

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RTM transport - global shipping - trans ocean logistics

Lynn Birner | April 5, 2017

Contact RTM Lines today for ocean shipping solutions to your ‘global logistics’ and ‘international shipping’ challenges… www.rtmlines.com

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Ro-Ro Shipment Basics

Lynn Birner | April 5, 2017

Do you have a difficult international vehicle or ro-ro shipment on the horizon?  RTM LINES’ knowledgeable and courteous professionals are experts at shipping personal and commercial vehicles anywhere by ocean.  […]

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RTM GUIDES CUSTOMERS THROUGH IMPLICATIONS OF NEW CARRIER ALLIANCES EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2017

Lynn Birner | April 5, 2017

RTM Lines pledges to provide informed proactive and resourceful guidance to our customers during possible disruptions due to new container shipping alliances effective April 1, 2017. To our valued customer, beginning […]

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MANUFACTURERS’ MART FEATURES RTM LINES ON PAGE 1!

Lynn Birner | February 27, 2017

RTM Lines is pleased to be included in the Manufacturers’ Mart 2017 Buyers’ Guide for New England and for Connecticut.  Thank you to the editorial staff of Manufactuers’ Mart of […]

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Glossary

Inco Terms

The Incoterms® rules have been incorporated in contracts for the sale of goods worldwide and provide guidance to importers, exporters, lawyers, transporters, insurers and students of international trade.

Measurement Guidelines

Accurate cargo measurement is extremely important. Accuracy is required to determine the amount of stowage space necessary to safely stow cargo on board the vessel as efficiently as possible.

Shipping Guidelines

It is important to provide as many details as possible, including commodity photos, all necessary documentation, measurements, and your anticipated transit timeline based on shipping schedules.

Cargo Guidelines

Stow your cargo properly and and secure it well. Pre-plan the stowage of the cargo in the container. Improperly securing your cargo can result in significant freight damage.

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