NOR Containers- Is this the answer to the equipment shortage problem?
In exportation and importation, we frequently deal with temperature-sensitive cargo, and one of the tools we have to safely move them are the Reefers, containers used to transport goods that need temperature control. But does it serve other purposes? The […]
What is the necessary information when getting a quote from your freight forwarder?
As the middleman between the shippers and the carriers, the freight forwarder acts as an expert in logistics as they organize the entire process of transportation of cargo from their origin point to their final destination, providing a quote with […]
Intermodal Freight: what is it and what are its benefits?
To put it simply, intermodal transportation is a method of moving a single shipment of cargo using two or more methods of transporting, whether truck, rail, ship, plane or train with the use of containers designed especially for easily transporting […]
ISO tank Container: Why is it necessary to your business?
Having the right types of equipment to make the transportation of goods is something essential not only for companies that work in that business but for freight forwarders and logistics companies. It is no use having an impeccable process if […]
Container fumigation procedure: Everything you must know about it!
Fumigation is a type of pest control by which the disinfection procedure takes place in a dry way. This method, also known as a phytosanitary treatment, is widely used nowadays and increasingly common in different market segments (especially when it […]
Most used hazard classes in a freight forwarding business
In a previous post, we talked about some relevant strategies to deal with the transportation of dangerous goods, click here to check them out. Following up on this topic, as you probably know, in order to plan a dangerous good’s freight, […]
VGM declaration: understand its concept and importance
If you conduct any kind of maritime operation, you’ve probably heard of the term Verified Gross Mass or VGM. Basically, the VGM consists of a cargo’s total weight, including package, bracing, and the tare of the container carrying this cargo. […]
Everything you must know about Brazil shipping regulations
Shipping to Brazil requires specific knowledge of the country’s import laws and regulations. However, these can be very complex to handle, especially by international exporters without much experience in conducting operations in the Brazilian territory. Do you know anything about […]
When shipping goods abroad, there are several steps an importer or exporter should follow. Besides negotiating the freight and all the aspects of international transportation, it is also necessary to count on the assistance of a broker to effectively handle […]