Between COVID-related bottlenecks, fluctuating trade agreements, and clogged ports, international shipping logistics have never been more complicated.
The skyrocketing costs to ship goods—from Halloween candies and costumes to toys and decorations for Christmas—may soon hit consumer pocketbooks.
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.
In international trade, the question of who does what is often answered with a solid “not me.” But a “not me” answer can lead to added costs or stranded shipments. It’s important to know who is responsible for which parts of the shipping process before hiring a freight forwarder.