Category: The Best of Outside The Box

American Airlines Freighter

Where Have All the Freighters Gone? The Demise of Overnight Air Freight

Overnight airfreight. Every shipping manager’s least favorite option. Let’s face it, if you need overnight air freight, something has usually gone drastically wrong. The situation typically goes something like this:… Read more »

Incoterms 2020

Incoterms 2020 – Summary of Changes

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Incoterms 2020 is here. Is your business ready? The new Incoterms 2020 have been published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). They will take effect on January 1, 2020…. Read more »

Holiday Shipping

Holiday Shipping – 5 Tips for for Savvy Importers

Ah, the holidays. A time for peace on earth, goodwill toward men, family gatherings and an office Christmas party or two. And holiday shipping headaches. If you are involved in… Read more »

Don;t shot yourself in the foot!

Why China Tariffs Are (Almost) Always a Bad Idea

The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets. – Will Rogers Depending on who you ask, the current round of China… Read more »