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    amazon sellers can catch a falling knife: how low will container markets go?

    Time is everything ,it's less then a week till October - please do not miss the opportunity to get advantage of low shipping costs and stock up the inventory in Ardi Express 3PL for the Q4 . The cost incurred to ship a 40-foot container to the West Coast in…

    27 Sep

    Prime Air: Amazon officially rolls out drone delivery to customers

    It's official. After years of development announcements, Amazon will be rolling out delivery by drone for Prime customers in areas of California and Texas. While that's a small slice of customers, for now, this news couldn't be more important for the commercial drone sector, which has been gathering tons of momentum over…

    26 Aug

    Peak shipping season ahead of the holidays is about to begin

    Traditional peak season for ocean shipping begins in August. Ocean spot rates for U.S. trade route are up 2%, to $8,423. A decline that Amazon sellers  were seeing in ocean spot rates and in premium surcharges across many trade routes as demand for containers softened has reversed, with congestion at…

    12 Aug

    Break the Bottleneck: Global Logistics in a Disrupted Supply Chain

    After the global logistics and freight industry was hit hard by the Great Recession in 2008, they took one lesson into the next decade: Optimize. Get lean, and get efficient. The trucking, rail, air cargo and maritime industries grew slowly but steadily, integrating new supply chain technologies to maximize efficiencies and keep costs…

    25 Jul

    How to Choose the Best Shipping Method

    Shipping is an important part of the supply chain process for any company. But when it comes to this, there are so many things you need to consider. What type of cargo do you have? Do you want your product delivered quickly or cheaply? How important is the safety of…

    9 Dec

    Year to date cargo volume increased 22% compared to 2020

    SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Nov. 18, 2021 – The Port of Los Angeles processed 902,644 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in October, a decrease of 8% compared to last year, which was the busiest October on record. Year to date, overall cargo volume has increased 22% compared to 2020. “Amid the array…

    19 Nov

    CIF - Cost, Insurance, and Freight

    CIF is the acronym for Cost, Insurance, and Freight. This term is used when a seller wants to include all of these costs in the price they offer to sell their products. It's important for buyers to be aware that this can lead to extra charges on top of what…

    26 Oct

    Forecast for record volume growth for the next years in containers at U.S. ports

    The busiest ports in the United States are expecting more containers as manufacturers and retailers look to replenish depleted inventories. The crush of goods coming is expected to continue beyond next year's Lunar New Year in February due to the deep levels at which they're arriving right now, meaning there…

    29 Sep

    If you are an Amazon seller, you must know this! DDP and Why It Matters.

    When it comes to shipping from China, as a seller based in this country, you need Deliver Duty Paid (DDP) - the Amazon FBA requirement for sellers. In general, Delivered duty paid means that a seller delivers goods when they are placed at the buyer's disposal, cleared of import on…

    2 Sep

    It's a big mistake! Dimensional weight and why you should know about it.

    Some sellers may not know the importance of considering a product's size and its dimensional weight. A common misconception among novice sellers is that lighter products are cheaper to ship because they weigh less, but this couldn't be more wrong! The delivery of your product can be costly, so make…

    17 Aug