Freight & Customs

Global Freight Basics or How to Sound Smart When Talking Freight

Global Freight Basics (or How to Sound Smart When Talking Freight)

Global freight. *Goosebumps* For most importers, these two words evoke a sense of dread. Like a trigonometry question popping up on a quick math quiz, it’s strange, complicated, and just plain scary. Well, we can’t help you with cosines – and let’s be honest, they’ll really never help you in your life. But we can …

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Everything You Need to Know About International Freight Shipping [October 2022]

International freight shipping for the past couple of years has been challenging – especially for SMB importers and exporters. At the beginning of the pandemic, freight prices shot up with consumer demand, causing congestion, delays, and inventory gaps. Now two years into the supply chain crisis, rates are beginning to stabilize – although on some …

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How to Book Freight with Freightos for the First Time

One of the most disorienting parts of running a business is freight shipping. Oftentimes, you have to have your items manufactured in another country, or at least another part of the country. As recently as 10 years ago, getting goods from point A to Point B would have involved calling a freight broker. That’s just …

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Why is sea shipping cheaper than air shipping

This Is Why Sea Shipping Is Cheaper Than Air Shipping

Every Friday, we answer a common question about fulfillment, shipping, or business. This week’s question comes from one of the fans who entered our giveaway contest for a Roku. Today we will answer the following question: “why is sea shipping cheaper than air shipping?” Sea shipping costs less for the shipper When you have a …

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