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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Misdeclared cargo can pose a serous danger to shippers.See how misdeclaration occurs and how you can be held liable for damages.

The Dangers of Misdeclared Cargo

Misdeclared cargo can pose a serious danger to shippers. See how misdeclaration occurs and how you can be held liable for damages. The KMTC containership was docked in Thailand on May 27th earlier this spring. At approximately 6:45 in the morning, an explosion occurred and the ship lit up in flames. The fire roared late…

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Container ships use shipping lanes to transport goods across the world. Learn about the world's busiest shipping lanes and their traffic.

World’s Busiest Shipping Lanes

Container ships use shipping lanes to transport goods across the world. Learn about the world’s busiest shipping lanes and their traffic. Since ancient times boats transporting goods have taken similar routes across the ocean. The fastest ways across the water have always had the heaviest traffic. Below is a list of 4 of the world’s…

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MARITIME SANCTIONS 2019

New Research Shows Spike in Maritime Sanctions in 2019

New data reveals a major spike in maritime sanctions over the last year, demonstrating the impact of an ever-changing international trading environment. It’s always been critical that your company’s bonded cargo paperwork is accurate and complete, but if you’ve noticed increased scrutiny by U.S. officials over the last year, you’re not alone.  According to research…

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All import/export companies use shipping containers to transport goods across the ocean. But who owns these shipping containers?

Who Owns Shipping Containers

All import/export companies use shipping containers to transport goods across the ocean. But who owns these shipping containers? Shipping containers are used by every business transporting goods across the ocean, they come in many shapes and sizes but they all accomplish the same goal. Have you ever been curious who owns these containers? You could…

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NAFTA is the largest free trade agreement in the world. It has changed how the Unites States conducts trade with Canada and Mexico. 

History of NAFTA

NAFTA is the largest free trade agreement in the world. It has changed how the United States conducts trade with Canada and Mexico. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is an agreement which established the world’s largest free trade zone in terms of GDP. The trade agreement includes all three countries from North America,…

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