The M/V CMA CGM Dahlia shipping disaster is another example of how dangerous the ocean can be.

Protect Your Cargo: The M/V CMA CGM Dahlia

The M/V CMA CGM Dahlia shipping disaster is another example of how dangerous the ocean can be. As we’ve said before, there is no guaranty of safe passage when bringing goods across the ocean. Weather and other dangers lie waiting everywhere. When bad weather hits a container ship there is a lot that can go…

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Learn about cargo theft and how your can protect your shipments from it.

What is Cargo Theft and How Can You Protect Your Shipments?

Learn about cargo theft and how your can protect your shipments from it. Cargo theft is a large financial danger to your imports. In 2018 the average value of stolen goods per incident was $142,342 and there were around 600 incidents in the U.S. and Canada. This threat to your shipment is always present, but…

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The Personal Computer industry has recently taken off. Most computers are now manufactured overseas in Asia.

Data and Trends: United States Personal Computer Imports

The Personal Computer industry has recently taken off. Most computers are now manufactured overseas in Asia. Over the past 20 years, we have seen the personal computer industry blow up. With increased technology and manufacturing abilities, most people in the United States now have access to a personal computer. Many of these computers come from…

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Shipping containers are a vital part of international trade. Learn about how these steel boxes are created. 

How Shipping Containers are Made

Shipping containers are a vital part of international trade. Learn about how these steel boxes are created. Millions of shipping containers are used every day to transport goods. Shipping containers are a staple of the international trade industry.  These steel containers are specifically designed to withstand extreme conditions including water and thousands of pounds of…

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More Section 301 exclusions have been announced by the United States Trade Representative in the month of October.

More Rounds of Section 301 Exclusions Granted of Lists 1, 2, & 3

The U.S.T.R. announced additional rounds of Section 301 exclusions to goods included on List 1, 2, and 3 throughout the month of October. These items will be excluded from the current additional 25% tariff. On October 2, 2019, the United States Trade Representative released two announcements about new exclusions to List 1 and 2 for…

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The number of imported automobiles in the U.S. has exponentially increased since the late 1950’s when cars first came across the ocean to the U.S.

Data and Trends: United States Car Imports

The number of United States car imports has exponentially increased since the late 1950’s when cars first came across the ocean to the U.S. Americans love and need their motor vehicles. Since the initial mass production of the automobile, the United States auto industry has grown to be a vital part of the economy. Because…

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