Categories for Import and Export Services

The Pros And Cons Of Different Types Of Freight Transport

March 20, 2023

The Pros And Cons Of Different Types Of Freight Transport There are a variety of freight transport options, each with their own pros and cons. This blog will cover the various types and what you should consider before choosing one. Less than Truckload (LTL) LTL freight transport is an option for shipping goods that are too large to fit on a parcel but not big enough to fill a full truckload. LTL carriers consolidate freight from different shippers and then transport it to its destination. LTL rates depend on a variety of factors, including density, weight, class and distance. The most... View Article

Tips for Choosing Export Buyers

June 13, 2020

When you start out exporting goods to another country, it tends to be far more complex than setting up shop in your home country. Dealing with foreign agencies and myriad regulations is time-consuming, but finding buyers may be one of the biggest challenges of all. Luckily, technology helps make the process easier. Here’s an overview of what to consider when choosing an export distributor in North Charleston, SC: Buying agents: Your local foreign embassy is a good place to start looking for buying agents. These agents are part of foreign agencies, and proactively look for exporters to help them bring... View Article

Tips for New Importers and Exporters

May 30, 2020

The United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) regulates all imports to and exports from the United States. Before you start importing and/or exporting goods, make sure you’re familiar with CBP policies about your specific product. You’ll also need to know if there are other industry or federal regulations regarding your exports and imports, as you’ll be expected to comply with all of them. Of course, if you’re unsure, it’s smart to get tips on importing and exporting in North Charleston, SC from experts in your industry, as well as from shipping providers. They may be able to alert you... View Article

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