International Shipping Containers

Confused by FOB?

Free or freight on board (FOB) is an important aspect of most international shipments, placing liability on either the shipper or receiver. However, many who are new to shipping or receiving may be unfamiliar with this term and its importance.

Top 7 Tips to Minimize Freight Damage or Loss

Any carrier can move freight from point A to point B, but moving your freight damage free can be a different story. Since you can’t ride along with your shipment, make sure that you are doing what you can to help prevent damage or loss of your shipment.

How Are Rates for Trucking Operations Calculated?

Trucking rates are calculated based on several different factors like shipment weight and density, but where do you get started to ensure your rate is accurate?

5 Ways Logistics Can Ensure Supply Chain Success

5 Reasons Why Logistics is Key to Supply Chain Success


Those experienced in supply chain management know that getting the right products to the right customers at the right time is much more complex than it seems. What's the solution? The secret formula comes from having effective logistics operations, which can make the difference between surpassing your goals and driving away business.

9 Questions CEOs Should Ask About Their Supply Chains

There are certain questions that CEOs should ask about their supply chains if they want to maintain alignment with business goals along with efficiency.

5 Questions That Supply Chain Managers Need to Ask


One of the main ways to assess the overall sustainability of business operation is to take a close look at the supply chain. Oftentimes this is a challenge for businesses, because the evaluation, transparency, and power to rework a practice or product are all typically more difficult beyond the internals of the company itself. Here are some questions that supply chain managers should ask to make sure the supply chain is consistently optimized.