How does increasing digitization and automation impact global logistics?
When Flexport got a billion dollars in funding in late 2018/early 2019, it sent shockwaves through the shipping industry. The company is little more than 6 years old. It entire premise is built on a couple of claims that seem tough

general average

The grounding of the Ever Given super container ship in the Suez canal continues to have extensive ripple effects in the global shipping industry beyond the backlog of container ships with delayed deliveries that needed to finally make it to their destination ports. While it was eventually re-floated, it

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?