Does it matter which shipping line we use?

Yes, it really does. When we first started 4C Global Logistics, we were like everyone else and focused on freight prices more than anything else. For example, when we shipped

Can I call a shipping line about our logistics?

It’s important to do your homework and find out which shipping line works best for your company’s logistics too. And you’re going to want to pick carefully, because all shipping

Import Customs Procedure into Mexico

Customs procedures are often both the most rigid and the most important to understand in order to ensure a) your goods are able to clear in a reasonable amount of

Are jumbo bags for ocean freight really the best choice?

Does packing matter? Check out our webinar on YouTube for the answer as well! Buyers spend a lot of time researching and looking for ways to improve their logistics and

How much lead time in necessary for ocean freight?

Longer than you’d think, but with good reasons why. Ocean freight is a lot different than going to the post office and dropping off a package. For that matter, it’s

International supply chain and trade agreements

These days the news is full of stories about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and its Pacific counterpart, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Even after reading well-written articles like this one on

What are the alternatives for international airfreight?

There are the obvious choices, the ones we’ll call the big three: FedEx, UPS and DHL. But are they the best choices available? If you automatically said yes, you’re selling

Are International Logistics Companies Scaring Me?

International logistics is confusing the first few times, so it can be a bit intimidating. This is where the freight forwarders, third-party logistics (3pl), or global supply chain management companies