A Guide for Shipping Health and Beauty Products

The global health and beauty industry has grown exponentially in recent years. Online sales have accounted for a significant portion of this growth. In 2020, the industry’s value was estimated at $380 billion, and according to a report by Allied Market Research, the global cosmetics industry is forecasted to reach $463.5 billion by 2027. It’s essential to understand the regulations and best practices for shipping … Read More

The Logistical Challenges of The Pharma Sector For 2023

According to a report by the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science, global spending on medicine is projected to reach $1.5 trillion by 2023. Due to the sheer volume of materials that need to be transported and stored in sanitary conditions. All the players in the supply chain must work together, to ensure that the products reach the customer in a safe, timely, and cost-effective … Read More

Latest Imposed GRI for FedEx marks history

Thursday, September 22nd FedEx Corp announced a 6.9% general rate increase (GRI) to be imposed starting 2023. This GRI marks the largest percentage of increase year-over-year in the company’s history.   All services will be affected by the GRI, except for the LTL, or less-than-truckload service, FedEx Freight, which could fluctuate between 6.9% and 7.9%, according to the customer’s scale.  On average, FedEx’s annual tariff rates … Read More

GLC Mexico is Now Open!

GLC Mexico is Now Open!

GLC Mexico is now open! GLC has recently established a new office in Guadalajara, Mexico. This is the first office in Mexico for GLC, however, this exciting step has expanded their global footprint to now three countries, including the United States and Colombia.  Guadalajara, the capital city of Jalisco, is one of Mexico’s largest metropolises, is a significant economic hub, and is considered one of … Read More

In the Midst of Chaos: United Airlines Emerging Stronger

benefits of transloading

In the midst of the chaos of COVID-19, and all the shutdowns and supply chain woes, United Airlines made a stellar performance in the first quarter of 2022. CEO Scott Kirby reported on his LinkedIn“ United is exiting the tunnel”, after 2 years of cutbacks and losses stemming from the pandemic.  It is reported that Sales from the United improved 119%, from pre-pandemic levels, 26% … Read More

The Future of International Air Cargo Services

What are international cargo services?  Simply, international cargo refers to any goods being transported through an air carrier. Airfreight, as most call it is arguably the most valuable form of transport due to its nature. Freight transported by an air carrier is the fastest mode of transportation for international freight, and domestic freight if moving across large areas. Due to its fast nature, it’s critical … Read More