Two solutions that have grown into essential pieces of the supply chain puzzle are cross-docking and trans-loading. Both of these services help streamline supply chains and reduce costs; however, they differ in how they accomplish this. Here you will learn which one is best for your shipping goals.
Standard Operations Return at the Port of Oakland
The Port of Oakland was shut down due to trucker protests on Ab5. The protesting has since settled down to a few dozen protesters, and protesters have relocated to “free speech zones.”
The Ukraine Crisis’ Effects on LNG Exports
Due to the current conflict in Ukraine, there has been a recent global shift in the LNG exported from Russia, which is one of the largest natural gas producers and LGN shippers globally.
Port of Shanghai Opened for Freight Shipping
With the biggest port in the world fully operational, we want to make sure your cargo is transported with no problems. A1 has experience importing cargo from China such as vehicles, electronics, metal clothing, etc. We also have exported machinery, luxury items, furniture, and much more from the U.S. to China.
Will 3D printing disrupt the Freight Transportation Industry?
The transportation industry has seen massive growth and development in freight movement over the last few decades. A recent topic that has become popular in the Transportation and Logistics industries
LTL Carriers and Freight Demand
Over the last year, freight demand has increased to an overwhelming amount, and it has had a direct impact on the trucking industry. The coronavirus pandemic led to a lockdown
CMA CGM to Stop Increasing Freight Spot Rates
CMA CGM, one of the biggest ocean freight movers recently announced its plan to freeze its rising spot rates through February 1st, 2022. This may come as a surprise to
Freight Shipping Market
The current international freight shipping market is seeing a sizeable distribution of spot prices. When shipping containers, a spot price is a cost for moving freight shipments to a certain
Shipping Mid-Size Freight
Regular LTL (Less Than Load) and FTL (Full Truck Load) may come up in the conversation when transferring freight by truck but what tends to be discussed less is moving
Delays in Freight Persist
In 2021, the international freight market has seen various disruptions that have led to container prices skyrocketing. It was recently announced that a company would have to pay an ocean