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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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Considering Thailand as an Alternative to China for Manufacturing? Read This. 850 567 Transmodal

Considering Thailand as an Alternative to China for Manufacturing? Read This.

With the China-U.S. trade dispute and higher tariffs getting a lot of headlines, there’s growing discussion about the many global companies looking for alternatives to China for sourcing manufacturing and materials. Near, or at, the top of the list companies are looking at is Thailand.

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4 Tips You Should Understand Before Choosing a Freight Forwarder 850 637 Transmodal

4 Tips You Should Understand Before Choosing a Freight Forwarder

Today’s supply chains move quickly, and often involve many different pieces from different locations that need to be brought together and delivered on time. This means the freight forwarder you select should be able to pull a lot of different parts together in a way that will optimize processes, reduce costs, and provide consistent service.

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5 Misconceptions About Freight That Cost You Money 850 566 Transmodal

5 Misconceptions About Freight That Cost You Money

Let’s set the record straight about freight. If you don’t handle your freight correctly, it could end up costing your company more than just profits. Customer retention and your reputation also rely heavily on your shipping strategy.

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