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Why Cargo Insurance Is More Necessary Than Most Shippers Realize 1000 750 Transmodal

Why Cargo Insurance Is More Necessary Than Most Shippers Realize

It’s not your imagination. Problems in the ocean shipping industry are on the rise and shippers’ costs are going up as a result. While some issues are a direct result of the pandemic, which gets blamed for a lot these days, many are not.

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COVID-19: Finding Some Good in the Global Supply Chain 851 673 Transmodal

COVID-19: Finding Some Good in the Global Supply Chain

It is a challenging time for all of us as businesses, as well as individuals. When you’re up against strict, yet inconsistent, controls that slow time-sensitive exports and create gaps throughout international supply chains, it can be hard to keep up with soaring global demand for certain items.

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An Intro to the Southeast Asian Airfreight Market
An Intro to the Southeast Asian Airfreight Market 789 999 Transmodal

An Intro to the Southeast Asian Airfreight Market

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Incoterms 2020—What You Need to Know 850 477 Transmodal

Incoterms 2020—What You Need to Know

Incoterms are a set of rules that define the responsibilities of buyers and sellers for the delivery of goods.

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What Impact Will IMO 2020 Have on the Ocean Shipping Industry? 850 511 Transmodal

What Impact Will IMO 2020 Have on the Ocean Shipping Industry?

All commercial cargo ships run on bunker fuel, which is either marine gas oil (MGO), marine diesel oil (MDO), intermediate fuel oil (IFO), marine fuel oil (MFO), or heavy fuel oil (HFO). These fuels have a high sulphur content which is detrimental to the environment.

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Vietnam Is Asia's Next Manufacturing Superstar
Vietnam Is Asia’s Next Manufacturing Superstar 1000 939 Transmodal

Vietnam Is Asia’s Next Manufacturing Superstar

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The Importance of Value and Price When It Comes to Shipping 850 566 Transmodal

The Importance of Value and Price When It Comes to Shipping

Price is what you pay, and value is what you get. A low price is often enticing, but keep in mind that you get what you pay for. Value and price are linked in the logistics industry so be careful of what you are asking a freight forwarder or carrier for.

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3 Important Credentials Your Freight Forwarder Must Have 850 566 Transmodal

3 Important Credentials Your Freight Forwarder Must Have

If you are new to using a freight forwarder, or maybe have been using one and had not thought to ask about credentials, here are three things your freight forwarder must have.

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Will China’s Loss Be Vietnam’s Gain? 620 348 Transmodal

Will China’s Loss Be Vietnam’s Gain?

Vietnam’s economy is one of the fastest growing in Asia — and given the current state of trade in the region, the country is well positioned to continue the expansion of its $200B GDP through export growth.

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