The Deringer Difference

    Chris Brennan

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    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

    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

    7 Ways to Prepare Shipping Freight from China in 2022

    Posted by Chris Brennan on Mar 14, 2022 10:20:08 AM

    Experts call China’s zero-tolerance COVID-19 policy good for the pandemic but bad for the supply chain—and nothing could be more spot on.

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    How to Read a Freight Shipping Quote and Tips for Catching Errors

    Posted by Chris Brennan on Mar 11, 2022 11:08:23 AM

    Knowing how to read shipping quotes is among the most important skills a shipper can have. But this is easier said than done.

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    Topics: Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, freight, freight forwarding, Freight Quote

    Planning an SOP for Freight Forwarding in 2022

    Posted by Chris Brennan on Feb 21, 2022 1:53:29 PM

    Trying to ship without a freight forwarding standard operating procedure (SOP) is like trying to drive a car without starting the engine. The SOP is necessary to ensure operations between importers, freight forwarders, carriers, and other stakeholders run smoothly. 

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    Topics: Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, shipping comliance, freight forwarding

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