The Deringer Difference

    How to Negotiate Ocean Freight Rates: 3 Considerations for 2020

    Posted by Chris Brennan on Feb 3, 2020 11:22:37 AM

    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? 

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

    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

    Understanding Incoterms and How to Alleviate Shipping Risks

    Posted by Teresa Chapman on Sep 18, 2019 8:16:27 PM

    Have you been shipping products blindly? Shipping without knowing how Incoterms affect your freight creates a risk that could cost you anywhere from a few thousand dollars to completely bankrupting your business.

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    Topics: Customs Consulting, Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, Freight Agents, compliance, Incoterms

    Transshipment Problems & Best Practices for Importers

    Posted by Jerrod Nutt on Aug 27, 2019 7:03:55 PM

    Section 301 tariffs and, to a lesser extent, Section 232 duties make it more attractive for importers to gain the system. 

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    Topics: Supply Chain Management, Customs Consulting, International Trade Compliance & Enforcement, Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation

    Top 5 Mistakes that Result in a CF28 or CF29

    Posted by Jerrod Nutt on Aug 21, 2019 6:23:34 PM

    Most importers have had at least one CF-28 or CF-29 scare. Companies that haven’t most likely will at some point, as U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) cracks down on import compliance.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Management, Customs Consulting, International Trade Compliance & Enforcement, Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, CF29

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