4 Reasons to Choose a Career in Logistics

4 Reasons to Choose a Career in Logistics

Over the past few decades, the importance of logistics and supply chain management has grown significantly and brought forward the birth of numerous shipping companies. The logistics industry has become an important driver of economic growth and development....
The History and Importance of Ocean Logistics

The History and Importance of Ocean Logistics

Ocean transportation is an ancient practice. The trade of goods between nations and across seas is a century old occurrence. The idea of using some type of shipping container — be it sacks, bales, crates or barrels — to carry goods also dates back to...
Importing and Exporting: Why HS Codes Are Important

Importing and Exporting: Why HS Codes Are Important

There are many reasons why HS Codes are important for importing and exporting. An HS Code, or a Harmonized System Code, contains a series of numbers in which products are identified. HS codes are vital for successfully import or export cargo and goods. Over 98% of the...
A Guide to Project Cargo Shipments

A Guide to Project Cargo Shipments

When it comes to transporting high and heavy cargo from point A to point B, there are a lot of details that need to be addressed to ensure that transportation is on-time and without unnecessary costs. Often this type of transportation is known as “project cargo,”...
Roro vs closed container: Which is better for your project?

Roro vs closed container: Which is better for your project?

When it comes to transporting vehicles, the two most common methods for overseas transport are ro-ro and close-container shipping. Ro-ro is short for roll-on/roll-off. It’s the most common way to ship cars, boats, travel trailers, tractors, and other high and heavy...
How to Optimize Drayage and Reduce Demurrage Charges at the Port

How to Optimize Drayage and Reduce Demurrage Charges at the Port

Optimizing drayage and reducing demurrage charges at the port can help your organization save money and improve time-efficiency. Demurrage is the charge that is payable to the owner of a chartered ship in respect of failure to load or discharge the ship within the...