Covid-19 is spreading like wildfire, affecting almost every sector of the global economy. Transportation has been hit hard by this global pandemic, manufacturing in China is almost coming to a halt, and the net effect of all these disruptions is the deteriorating state of supply chains. But have we
The International Maritime Organization is putting into place worldwide low-sulphur rules for shipping fuel. It is called IMO 202 and these low sulphur rules take effect 1 January, 2020.
The new rules mandate that sulphur will not make up more than .5% of fuel burned by ocean going ships. Presently,
At Texas International Freight we boast expertise as an ocean freight shipping company you can rely on. We are aware of all the complexities that go into break bulk operations. This makes us an entrusted, experienced, dependable heavy machinery transportation company. We have been in the business of ocean freight
Shipping to Central Asia (a.k.a. Commonwealth Independent States, a.k.a. Russia’s Near Abroad, a.k.a. “the Chaos-stans”)
In general, shipping to Central Asia is not very different from shipping to the United States. It is all a matter of figuring out the sea freight or air freight, port and airport operations, and inland
Maersk and Alibaba Team Up
The biggest news in global logistics for 2016 happened when Maersk and Alibaba announced their partnership in which Maersk offers Chinese shippers the option to reserve space on Maersk’s Containerships through Alibaba’s OneTouch Booking system. At present, traditionally shippers must go through freight forwarders. This
We think there should be an appraisal of last year’s logistics, a 2016 logistics review. 2017 is in full throttle, but before we get carried away with possible anticipations, 2016 must be studied closer since it was a rather interesting, standalone year in logistics. From reports of over capacities of
The Panama Canal Expansion
The Port of Houston and the Panama Canal both celebrated their 100th birthdays in 2014. And now just 2 years after passing their century mark, they are preparing for some monumental changes.
On June 26, 2016, a huge container ship made the inaugural passage through the
In October 2016, it was reported by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) that the Hanjin Seattle’s crew has finally been granted shore leave upon the arrival of the vessel at the US port of Seattle allowing them to come ashore.
Hanjin Shipping was once South Korea’s largest container line
As your international freight expert, let Texas International Freight arrange your next shipment from the United Kingdom. We can meet every shipping requirement from the United Kingdom to the United States. From break bulk freight and shipping containers to vehicles, shipping with us will give you the confidence that your cargo