US Imports Set to Rise after a Solid 2016
02 Mar

US Imports Set to Rise after a Solid 2016

Despite surplus inventory levels, lower consumer spending, Hanjin Shipping’s collapse and several other detrimental factors, US containerized imports maintained an upward trend in 2016, rising an estimated 3.6% for a record of 20.4 million 20-foot equivalent units. Mario Moreno, senior economist for the IHS Maritime & Trade, reports an expected increase in imports in 2017, […]

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Strategies for Understanding and Controlling Export Shipping Costs
14 Feb

Strategies for Understanding and Controlling Export Shipping Costs

CFR Rinkens’ own Joseph Giranda, West Coast Sales & Operations Manager, was interviewed by Shipping Solutions’ International Trade Blog, offering his insights on the biggest challenges with understanding and controlling export shipping costs, including the most common shipping mistakes and how to prevent them. Chief among the strategies suggested by Giranda is the importance of […]

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