Knowing how to read shipping quotes is among the most important skills a shipper can have. But this is easier said than done.
Now that we’re more than halfway through the year, it’s becoming apparent that it is a great time for carriers—but not so much for shippers. Here’s why.
The start of every year also signals the onset of Chinese New Year, which—you may be surprised to know—always throws a wrench in supply chains across the globe. Now, you may be wondering: why exactly does this happen?
If there is one thing that can impact any import/export company’s bottom line, it’s the cost of getting their goods across the vast oceans of our big blue planet. So, how do you negotiate ocean freight rates with the best chance of success?