Industry Insights

2024: What’s on the horizon

2024: What’s on the horizon

As we look ahead and see 2024 on the horizon, our team is keeping watch on current shipping trends. Rates are low, which is the good news. Yet disruptions could make the New Year bumpy. Plan ahead with a diversified shipping strategy. Labor agreements Maritime...

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Cargo Services commitment to sustainability

Cargo Services commitment to sustainability

Our customer focused team uses its talents, knowledge and expertise to partner with clients representing manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, plastics, animal feed, food, publishing and other business sectors to seamlessly move air, ocean and ground cargo....

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Matt Carmichael named national sales manager

Matt Carmichael named national sales manager

Please join us in congratulating Matt Carmichael, who has been promoted to national sales manager of our trusted and tenured Cargo Services business development team. Matt brings three decades of experience in the global supply chain and manufacturing industry. He has...

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Cargo shipping: Coasting to the 2023 finish line

Cargo shipping: Coasting to the 2023 finish line

There’s no doubt that the last three years cargo shipping has been a wild ride. Anyone who’s worked in the freight forwarding business with tenure knows what’s normal versus historic. When cargo shipping makes headlines like it did over the past few years, it’s...

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Freight Forwarding and the Impact of Alliances

Freight Forwarding and the Impact of Alliances

Since 2015, the freight forwarding industry has found itself maneuvering operations that are impacted by shipping Alliances. There are three—2M, Ocean, THE Alliance—that control over 80% of global trade. Carriers operate in three teams controlling container space and...

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CSI Europe Trip

CSI Europe Trip

An analysis released in June 2023 by Canada-based Descartes, a logistics tech company, tells us what our team has known for years. China has lost ground to Asian competitors exporting some goods to the United States. While the country remains solidly among the...

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Trending conversations from TPM23

Trending conversations from TPM23

Our Cargo Services team attended the TPM23 conference hosted by industry publication leaders from the Journal of Commerce. This annual conference is the premier event for global logistics, freight and supply chain leaders. Here’s a summary of the Top 10 conversations...

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India manufacturing: Think China in the 1980s

India manufacturing: Think China in the 1980s

Jefferson Clay Director of global sales After three years doing business over the phone and Zoom, our Cargo Services team is back on the road traveling to client sites and meeting with global partners. Late last year, I traveled to both India and Turkey. We wanted to...

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4Q freight forwarding trends

4Q freight forwarding trends

While complete shipping recovery is still months away, by all indications the industry is moving in a more positive direction: rates are easing, congestion is lessening, turn times are getting quicker and chassis/containers are being restocked. Here is a summary of...

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Supply chain disruption: 8 key questions

Supply chain disruption: 8 key questions

Disruptions continue to impact freight movement. Planning for unforeseen circumstances can help to keep goods moving through supply chain bottlenecks. Ask partners these questions to uncover creative solutions before shipments leave the dock. 1. Can more providers...

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Freight forwarding industry challenges, updates & info

Freight forwarding industry challenges, updates & info

July, 28, 2022 Freight forwarding industry challenges continue, and the Cargo services team remains dedicated to servicing our client accounts through continued communications and being accessible to answer questions. Stay close to your account manager and call if you...

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