Warehousing

Packing and Crating Cargo

Before going into the truck, the freight may be wrapped, packaged, and put on a pallet. A common type of packaging used for packing is crating.

A crate is a four-sided shipping box made from various materials, including metal, plastic, and, most commonly, wood. Cargo that is fragile, easily breakable, or heavy use crates as packaging material to prevent damages.

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Customs Clearance, Import and Export Experts, Shipping Logistics

Are You Declaring and Shipping Hazmat Properly?

A hazmat is an abbreviation for a hazardous material that may risk the environment, property, or a person’s health. Freight considered hazmat is toxic or easily flammable when released into the air or dangerous when spilled into the ocean. These goods follow unique precautionary methods when being handled. A shipper must fill out the dangerous goods declaration form before the goods leave the country. It is also crucial to research if the specific freight shipped is allowed entry into the destination country.

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Customs Broker Miami, Customs Clearance, Import and Export Experts

Do I Need a Customs Broker?

Shipping goods into a country like the U.S. requires the shipper to follow all the guidelines. Customs clearance involves sending accurate and correct paperwork to customs on time. Incorrect documentation sent to customs can result in a hold on your cargo, leading to extra import charges. A customs broker can help provide shippers with the correct documentation and even coordinate the release for the importer.

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Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain, Warehousing

Introduction to Picking and Packing Cargo

After searching through a website, customers find something they like and buy the product. The website then sends the order to a warehouse or fulfillment center, usually in the form of a packing list. A warehouse worker then searches for the order in the inventory and brings it to a packing station. The order is packed and labeled in the station and then delivered to the customer.

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Freight Forwarding, Supply Chain, Transportation, Warehousing

What Are Cross-docking and Trans-loading Services?

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.

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Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain, Warehousing

What Products Use Warehousing Services?

When shippers bring up warehousing in conversations, a frequent topic is the merchandise they put away. While there is an extensive amount of items kept in warehouses, we can break them down into categories. This article will discuss the common types of goods stored and how warehouses handle them.

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Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain, Warehousing

Public Warehousing Services

There are an extensive amount of benefits that renting public warehousing space can provide. One of the main advantages is the revenue that the company or individual may save. For example, needing to house inventory requires storage space, which costs money. Renting out space in a warehouse tends to be cheaper during long storage periods. Getting a warehouse can cut down transportation costs and the warehouse also moves your goods to your customers for you. Another benefit is your cargo’s security because of the technological advancements in warehousing.

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Customs Broker, Freight Forwarding, Import and Export Experts

Are you in the US and importing Colombian products?

Clear and Move your Merchandise with A1 Worldwide Logistics. We have a team of experts ready to guide you through the import process. We can help with: Custom Clearance – 

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Customs Broker, Customs Broker Miami, Customs Clearance, Import and Export Experts

Modern-day Importance of Customs Brokers 

The importation of goods is complex and has shown the modern-day importance of customs brokers. International imports have gone up significantly, with various factors contributing to this, like the growth

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Customs Broker, Customs Broker Miami, Freight Forwarding, Import and Export Experts

How to Import Vehicles into the U.S.

When importing automobiles into the U.S., there are various steps and regulations that one can expect. Knowing what to anticipate can save you time, money, and energy. This article will

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