Importing Flowers, Chocolates And Jewelry Into The U.S.
Just like the mysterious influx of pumpkin shipments in October, at the start of every February there is a monumental increase in the purchase of flowers, chocolates and jewelry in the U.S. If you love the thriving beauty, health and vigor of delicate flowers, the delicious gooey center of a s'more by a campfire, or [...]
Ocean Carrier Trends: Containing capacity while remaining poised for growth
Coinciding with the upswing in the world economy two years ago, global seaborne trade is doing well, note analysts for the Geneva-based United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). They also observe that containerized shipping expanded by 4% in 2018—the fastest growth in five years. “Global maritime commerce gathered momentum two years ago and raised [...]
Report: Amazon Ramps Up Ocean Shipping Services
Dive Brief: Amazon is reportedly ramping up its ocean freight services "quietly and below the radar," as it aims to gain more control of its supply chain, USA Today reported. Since the beginning of last year, Amazon organized the shipment of more than 5,300 containers from China to the U.S., according to the report. Amazon did [...]