General

As you have probably noticed, container ships have been making international headlines recently. This is not how things usually go and, if anything, is to be avoided considering that good container shipping should go as seamlessly as possible to give customers the peace of mind they deserve. Good, experienced

freight from the UK to the USA

The UK ports industry is the second largest in Europe and each year handles 500 million tonnes of sea freight to the USA and further afield. Great Britain and Northern Ireland are home to 120 commercial ports, but in reality, most freight goes through the top 20 and it is

shipping machinery from UK

When you are shipping machinery from the UK to the USA, you have the option of air or sea freight. While it takes longer, sea freight is more cost-effective, particularly for when you are handling heavier cargo. At Texas International Freight, we offer a number of solutions for your freight-forwarding needs.

coronavirus Supply chain

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 seen the worst of coronavirus or are there more far-reaching negative consequences to come? 

Low Sulphur Rules

The new rules mandate that sulphur will not make up more than .5% of fuel burned by ocean going ships. Presently, ships can burn fuel that contains sulphur as high as 3.5%.

Shipping Central Asia

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