Shipping: Minimising Void and Getting Boxes Full

Which Type of Shipping Container is Right For You?

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In the early part of the 20th Century, people would transport things in shipping containers that were many different shapes and sizes. However, doing so presented many problems, as it was difficult to stack the containers on a ship and there was no guarantee that the containers would fit onto a train or truck when it arrived at its destination port.  To solve this problem, in 1961 the International Standards Organisation standardised the size of intermodal shipping containers, specifying lengths of 20-feet and 40-feet. Read More»

Some Of The Benefits Small Businesses Get When Hiring A Custom Broker

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It is easy for small businesses to think that only large companies who import millions of dollars worth of goods into the country will benefit from the services of a customs broker. This is a misconception; all businesses, regardless of size, who have to import goods will benefit from using a customs broker. If a small business decides not to use the services of a customs broker, they may well find that one small error can lead to bigger and more severe financial penalties. Read More»