The Deringer Difference

    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

    FCA Incoterms and Who Should Pay for the Freight

    Posted by Matt Parrott on Mar 21, 2022 7:54:04 AM

    When shipping goods, you must play by the rules. Failing to do so may lead to delays, costly fees, and penalties.

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    Topics: Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, Incoterms

    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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