The Deringer Difference

Jack Bender

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Demurrage and Detention: What’s the difference?

Posted by Jack Bender on Oct 11, 2019 11:03:37 AM

No importer wants to leave their product sitting in a port longer than they have to, especially when doing so can rack up thousands of dollars in demurrage and detention fees.

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Topics: Customs Consulting, Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, detention, demurrage, demurrage and detention

How to Plan Your Freight Forwarding in 2019

Posted by Jack Bender on Dec 21, 2018 1:00:00 PM

It’s been a challenging year for the shipping industry, and next year promises to be equally tricky.

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Topics: Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation

Advantages of a Combined Customs Broker and Freight Forwarder

Posted by Jack Bender on Dec 17, 2018 5:46:40 PM

No one wants to add complexity to the business of importing and exporting goods from other countries.

So why do some businesses choose to work with one company to manage their freight forwarding and another for Customs brokerage?

The answer is they think they will pay less. 

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Topics: Customs Consulting, Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation

Three Methods to Achieve Cost Savings for LCL vs. FCL Shipping

Posted by Jack Bender on Sep 1, 2017 2:30:43 PM

Businesses with large ocean container volumes are always looking to remove costs from their supply chain.  Many organizations will issue request for quotations or seek competitive freight bids in an effort to save money. The results of such efforts are usually competitive pricing that is locked in for a period of time, thus lowering the cost of  ocean freight. Awesome, right? 

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