Month: June 2016

SOLAS Container Weight Requirements – Effective July 1, 2016

The international treaty known as the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) affects all shipment by water effective July 1, 2016. SOLAS requires the filing of a Verified Gross Mass or weight (VGM) as a condition of loading your cargo on board the vessel. No VGM on file – no movement of your cargo! SOLAS-VGM requires… Read more »

Benefits of a Bonded Warehouse

Companies that regularly export products abroad rely on bonded warehousing facilities to store their goods in foreign countries until duty taxes have been paid and shipping logistics have been sorted out. These facilities provide businesses with a safe, secure place for businesses to store their goods while they take care of all the legal and… Read more »