A Guide to Jewelry Shipping, Packing, and Bulk Shipping

There can be some additional stress involved in jewelry shipping. Shipments are typically higher value, and you want to avoid theft or loss to the best of your ability.  So how do you ship jewelry safely? To ship jewelry safely, you’ll need to follow these steps for packing and shipping to ensure that your package…

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Professional Guidelines for Safe Art Transportation

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Artwork can be easily damaged in transport if you’re not careful. Use this guide for safer art transportation to prevent unfortunate mishaps due to improper packing and shipping methods. You may find that hiring professionals to help you transport valuable pieces will be the best solution to get that fragile cargo to where it needs…

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Is Your Supply Chain Ready for the Holidays? Navigating Supply Chain Demand

A truck carrying a holiday package

Consumers and retailers have been told to continue managing expectations with a post-pandemic supply chain that has yet to return to normal levels. Adding annual holiday shopping and Black Friday into the mix sounds great for the economy. However, it can be a challenge for traditional supply chains already working under challenging circumstances to handle.…

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Road Transport Challenges With Out-Of-Gauge Cargo

Truck transports out-of-gauge cargo

Oversized goods that don’t fit conventional shipping containers are considered out-of-gauge (OOG) cargo. When cargo exceeds standard shipping sizes, road transport and logistics are important. Road transport is the transportation of goods from place to place using available road networks. While there can be challenges in planning road transport for out-of-gauge cargo, understanding those challenges…

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6 Common Misconceptions About Sea Transport

Cargo ship at sea

Sea transport, or sea freight, is one of the most common ways to transport large containers and shipments. It maintains popularity despite recent challenges, including rising shipping container prices and difficulties meeting supply chain demands during a global pandemic.     While these challenges have been well-documented, particularly over the last year, misconceptions remain about sea…

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Tips for Working With Out of Gauge Cargo

A truck transports out of gauge cargo on a desert highway.

Industries that regularly work with oversized goods know all about out of gauge cargo and the intricacies of choosing a cargo container to suit their needs.   However, companies new to working with out of gauge cargo may not know where to begin.    Suppose you move through the process the right way, from choosing…

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How to Navigate Rising Container Shipping Prices

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Container shipping prices increased fourfold compared to this time last year as the post-pandemic supply chain continues to experience historic disruptions.   Last-minute shipping negotiations are even worse off, a signal that the current situation is far from over. Understanding the causes behind the surge and navigating a challenging shipping environment is paramount to financial…

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How to Approach Increasing Global Transportation Costs

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Higher global transportation costs appear here to stay, despite a world economy that seems on the verge of some semblance of normalcy. That leaves an international transportation industry looking for ways to navigate those increasing costs without passing them on to consumers or seeking ways to balance supply chain costs in other ways.   So…

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Supply Chain Changes to Expect Post-Pandemic

As pandemic recovery begins, the transport industry will have a new set of challenges to face. These supply chain changes are no longer all about furloughed employees, managing blended services, and meeting product demand for panicked consumers.    While supply chain leaders showed resiliency over the last year, they will need to continue to find…

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Logistics After Brexit

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January 1st, 2021 marked the start of the Brexit transition period, and the UK has effectively left the  EU’s customs union and single market. Customs procedures for trade between the EU and UK have been applied and have a considerable impact on the logistics sector.    BREXIT AND THE LOGISTICS SECTOR  The logistics sector aims…

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A Complete Guide to Road Transport

Trucks transporting goods on the highway.

You have options when it comes to shipping your goods. Whether that’s by sea, by air, or by road transport, a system that has been in place since the time of horses and oxen pulling goods to where they needed to go.   What is road transport exactly? Put simply, it is a type of…

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6 Things to Know Before Relocating Your Business

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There are many reasons why a company may want to pursue business relocation. Moving can lead to cost savings in a less expensive city, a fresh market for new hires, expansion opportunities overseas, or facility upgrades. But just as with a personal move, moving a business requires quite a bit of planning to do it…

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