Has your business grown to the point at which you need to think about types of shipping containers?    While these giants of shipping may seem foreign, you’ve already been using them. For example, almost everything you buy for your home and office travels overseas in shipping containers.    As you grow your outbound logistics…

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COVID-19’s impact on transportation has been undeniable. And while we can’t know when the pandemic will end or where it will take the shipping industry, don’t underestimate the importance of transportation to the world’s economic recovery and, more importantly, to your company’s recovery.     To help you understand the most promising long-term transportation solutions, we’ll…

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When your shipment needs to go far and fast, there’s no substitute for flight transportation. And for time-sensitive or expensive cargo, like medical supplies or electronics, it’s long been the mode of choice. In some situations, it’s even the least costly option.   Still, deciding to ship via air is the easy part. Flying a…

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Moving your business or home to another country may be one of the biggest changes you’ll ever make in your life. Understandably, you want to be sure that such a change happens as smoothly as possible. An experienced international moving company can take much of the anxiety out of the moving process, but only if…

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When was the last time the entire world needed emergency supplies? Just as COVID-19 has forced millions into remote work or furloughs, companies in commercial transport, even with less volume, are working harder than ever. Consumers need more goods delivered to their doorstep than ever, business-to-business traffic has plummeted, and the demand for PPE has…

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Remember when your only concern was selling more products to more customers? Congratulations! Unfortunately, your celebration may be short-lived. Now that you’ve leaped one hurdle, you’ve encountered a new one – scaling your business. Perhaps you have difficulty meeting delivery commitments. Or maybe you’ve seen costs rise as you pay premiums to overcome shipping delays.…

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No matter what type of business, shipping has a direct impact on a company’s overall profitability.  The complex nature of transportation and shipping requires the coordination of goods from the origin to the destination.   This is what logistics companies do to make transactions seamless. In the U.S. the logistics industry is growing—in 2018, the…

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Logistics is the effective management of the flow of goods.  Inbound logistics focuses on the purchase and movement of parts and materials to the finished inventory, and outbound logistics is centered on the storage and transportation of the final product.  The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals defines outbound logistics as “the process related to…

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Logistics has become a complex process in which companies need to manage their entire supply chain efficiently.  Logistics management is the movement of goods from manufacturer to distributor, or end-user. It goes far beyond this and is an integral part of the supply chain—the interlinking of procurement, manufacturing, fulfillment, and distribution of products.   Logistics management…

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Over the past few months, HLOGCAM has been involved with a variety of shipping projects that benefit the county of Cameroon in a variety of ways. We want to share these stories with our customers and clients to give them a better understanding of our brand and culture.   Le CoJeD Le CoJeD is a…

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With advancements in shipping technology and more commerce taking place on digital platforms than ever before, small and large business owners alike must meet the delivery demands of their clients. Most shoppers expect 1-2 day shipping for a majority of products and do not like to wait more than a few days for international items…

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Proposed changes to trade regulations in central Africa have been in the news a lot lately. In an effort to consolidate CEMAC and ECCAS communities into a single customs union, new tariffs have been presented to the eleven nations that make up the region. If passed, these new tariff rates would apply to Cameroon and…

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