Understanding Common Incoterms in Import/Export Partnerships

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Oct 16, 2019 10:48:00 AM

 

 

Organizing the import and export of goods, both domestically and internationally, requires a laser focus on details and the ability to adapt when things don’t go as planned. There are many parts of shipping that rely on completed paperwork, transparent communication, and an understanding of the hoops that need to be jumped through.

 

Ironing out all these details beforehand can make the shipping and payment process much easier for import and export partners. As the governing body of international trade, the International Chamber of Commerce has laid out some regulations for the financial responsibilities of buyers and sellers. These responsibilities, called Incoterms, are in place to regulate and streamline the financial obligations of importers and exporters.

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Types of Cargo Insurance & What They Cover

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Oct 9, 2019 9:15:00 AM
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How Can Shippers Manage the Challenges of the 2019 Holiday Peak Season?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Sep 9, 2019 4:02:00 PM

 

The holiday season is a busy time for sellers throughout the world, as importers and exporters face the many challenges of getting packages from point A to point B. These companies worry about the speed and safety of their packages throughout the year. However, the holiday season adds even more stress to their everyday duties.

There are many challenges to deal with in the holiday season, but most shippers strive to ensure their customers are pleased with the outcome. Here we will take a closer look at ways to overcome the obstacles of the holiday peak shipping season.

 

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Challenges of the Last Mile Delivery for Shippers

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Aug 27, 2019 12:09:57 PM

Last mile delivery is the riskiest step of the e-commerce package delivery process that can make or break the customer experience. During this final delivery stage, parcels can be lost, damaged, or stolen. Fortunately, merchants can combat these shipping risks and inconveniences with innovative software and services that address these critical delivery challenges.

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Air Freight vs. Ocean Freight: Which One Is Better?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jun 12, 2019 8:31:36 AM

Businesses that manufacture and sell large items must use freight transport to move their products across the world.

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The Best Way to Ship Jewelry Internationally

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Oct 10, 2018 10:00:00 AM

 

The world continues to shrink. Customers are no longer only in your neighborhood; they can now be found halfway around the world.

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6 Quick Tips for E-Commerce Businesses Shipping to Europe

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Sep 19, 2018 11:53:14 AM

E-commerce is a trillion-dollar business and growing. Europe is the second largest e-commerce market in the world – second only to China.

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DHL vs. FedEx International Shipping

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Sep 12, 2018 11:00:00 AM

 

The world of international shipping services is highly competitive. As various duties and taxes to international trade arise, comparing different carriers conducting international service for value becomes a necessity for global commerce.

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Calculating Shipping Risks

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Aug 22, 2018 1:30:00 PM

 

Risk affects every business. There is no way to avoid it entirely. So, for companies with shipping needs, the best question to ask is how do you calculate your shipping risk and manage that risk in today’s world of small package shipping?

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Small Parcel Shipping vs Freight Shipping

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Aug 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM
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