Importing, Shipping Logistics, Transportation

Importing Cars from Japan

Understanding the regulations for bringing Japanese cars into the U.S. is essential. For example, almost all 1997 or newer Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) cars are illegal to import into the U.S.

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Air Freight, Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain

Fast Fashion Logistics

Fast fashion is the quick production and transport of inexpensive clothes items on a mass scale.

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Order Fulfillment, Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain, Warehousing

Direct And 3PL Fulfillment

While Direct and 3PL are both models of customer fulfillment, the main difference is the process.

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Importing, Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain

What Are Free Trade Zones?

FTZs are specialized locations where shippers can import, re-export, manufacture, and store shipments with limited involvement of customs agencies.

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Agricultural imports, Customs Clearance, Shipping Logistics

Importing Flowers Into The U.S.

Floral products can be more challenging to bring into the U.S. than other imports. Along with the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requirements, shippers must follow regulations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain, Transportation

Cargo Surge In U.S. Ports

Different situations internationally are causing many to expect a cargo surge in U.S. ports in the coming weeks.

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Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain, Warehousing

What Is Omnichannel Logistics?

Omnichannel logistics have numerous benefits for the customer, company, and other parts of a supply chain.

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Importing, Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain

Importing During Chinese New Year

During the holiday, ports, shipping companies, and factories limit operations or shut down, which can cause supply chain disruptions.

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Economic trends, Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain

Ocean Shipping Rates Spiking

Rates for specific shipments from Asia to the U.S. West Coast have surged over 50% at the start of 2024.

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Customs Broker, Customs Clearance, Importing, Shipping Logistics

Not Using a Licensed CHB

In international shipping, not using a licensed CHB can adversely impact the shipper and customs brokerage.

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