Container ship Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro Port of Los Angeles

Blank sailings in the U.S. west coast

Port of LA and Long Beach accounts for about 40 percent of all container cargo entering the United States each year. The port of Los Angeles, the nation’s busiest container port, has been impacted by an increase in empty containers. While on August, the port of Long Beach surpassed its…

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Perishable Food List

One thing is clear if you work in the logistics and transportation industry: transporting perishable goods like food is always a hot topic. When transporting perishable food, it's crucial to have all of your paperwork in order while going through customs inspections. Government programs have been created over the past…

What is a Customs Bond? And Why Importers need one

Importers and exporters are always on the lookout to save money when it comes to transporting their goods from one destination to the other. Once they are ready to begin importing their good, the next step for them is to get their customs bond. That being said, have you ever…

Is manufacturing in Mexico a good option?

As most shippers in the United States are aware, Asia has been regarded as one of the best regions for cost-effective manufacturing. It has been that way for more than ten years. Things are changing now, however. The simple reason for it is that production costs in Asia continue to…