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    April 03, 2018

    How Do I Manage Shipping Lead Times in Overseas Manufacturing?

    August 03, 2017

    Heat Treated vs. Methyl Bromide Treated Wood Pallets

    Long before wood pallets became the material of choice for DIY furniture builders and as photo backgrounds for the Pinterest crowd, they were used pretty much exclusively in shipping and warehouses.

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    May 19, 2017

    Why You Must Plan Early for Chinese New Year

    If you're a regular blog reader you might have read the title and said, "It's TOO EARLY to start reading about planning for Chinese New Year!" And you're sort of right.

    It's true you don't have to get your orders in for Chinese New Year (CNY). That would be overkill. But it's not too early to look at the calendar and strategize about how to...

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    March 07, 2017

    Shipping + Logistics: An Economic Engine

    A couple weeks ago we wrote about the operations at the Garden City Terminal at the Port of Savannah — one of seven ports (including two inland ports) operated by the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA). We were all pretty blown away by the scope of shipping and logistics operations, and the sheer numbers put up by the Port of Savannah 

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