The Deringer Difference

    Air, Sea, Truck, or Rail: What’s the Best Shipping Mode in 2022?

    Posted by Chris Brennan on Jul 26, 2022 11:59:26 AM

    Selecting the best shipping mode is difficult in the best of circumstances. But it’s become even tougher in a market rife with skyrocketing rates, blank sailings, congestion, and delays.

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    Topics: Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, freight forwarding

    How a Train Derailment Can Impact Your Shipment

    Posted by Chris Brennan on Jun 17, 2022 11:54:04 AM

    Train derailments happen more often than one might expect, with several occurring globally every month. While not every derailment affects freight, when they do, disruptions are massive. 

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    Topics: Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, freight forwarding

    Rail Transport vs. Truck Transport: Pros and Cons

    Posted by Chris Brennan on Apr 19, 2022 1:36:21 PM

    When moving cargo within a country, shippers have two choices: rail or road. Each has its pros and cons. But in today’s turbulent transport environment, the route that appears the easiest and most direct may not always be the most cost-effective or efficient. 

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    Topics: Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, freight forwarding

    Customs Compliance: An Overview of Partner Government Agencies (PGAs)

    Posted by Richard Lafontaine on Apr 13, 2022 8:00:07 AM

    Importing into the U.S. involves a long list of tasks and careful considerations. There’s no worse scenario than thinking you’ve dotted all your Is and crossed all your Ts, only to realize you overlooked a PGA regulation and your shipment cannot get through Customs. 

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    Topics: International Trade Compliance & Enforcement, compliance, trade compliance, import compliance, shipping compliance

    What Information is Important to Receive an Accurate Freight Shipping Quote?

    Posted by Chris Brennan on Mar 28, 2022 11:57:13 AM

    You can acquire shipping quotes for free. But they will mean little more than the paper they’re printed on if you don’t provide accurate—and necessary—details upfront.

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    Topics: Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, freight forwarding

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