Amongst rising shipping inflation costs, the USDA is placing incentives for Farmers in the United States to export their agricultural shipments when using the Port of Oakland or Nothwest Seapport Alliance, to rouse dropping export volumes in the US. For every container of farm goods or general agriculture commodities, all agriculture shippers will be given $200. For any said shippers using refrigerated containers, they will … Read More
Shipper-Owned Containers, What Are They?
Ocean containers are everywhere and are a key role in shipping freight, and in the Global Supply Chain as a whole. As a freight forwarder or any person in the logistics field, understanding the differences between Shipper-Owned Containers (SOCs) and Carrier-owned containers (COCs) can help expand your logistics knowledge.
The Ocean Shipping Reform Act passes the House of Representatives
The bill that gives the Federal Maritime Commission the power to impose minimum requirements on ocean carrier services passed the House of Representatives with an overwhelming 364 votes against 60 and is now in the hands of the US Senate.