Tag: freight forwarding

The Importance of the Trucking Industry

In the last couple of blog posts, we discussed the strike that was going on north of the border and it’s impact on the economy. What we basically saw was a threat, that is an organization saying, “We will stop our trucks from transporting goods and services.” Fortunately, the strike only lasted a couple of… Read more »

The Trucking Industry Ended the Summer Strongly

In previous posts, we have discussed how important the trucking industry is to the success of a nation’s economy, to its momentum. Without trucks and reliable drivers, how can we possibly control the flow of goods and services? In this regard, trucks are like gatekeepers, opening and closing the gates of business. Their importance was… Read more »

Benefits of Globalization and Freight Forwarding from SPEED Global Services

There used to be a time when the majority of businesses operated only in the country they were based. This meant they didn’t have access to billions of potential clients, thus limiting their profits and growth. But this is no longer the case. New technology and other forces have dramatically increased globalization over the past… Read more »

How Delivery Carriers Fared This Holiday Season

The holiday season is no doubt one of the busiest times of the year for just about every retailer. People begin purchasing gifts month in advance all of the way up to the day before Christmas, and sometimes even after. This means that shipping companies are also working overtime, but occasionally the job doesn’t get… Read more »

The Advantages of Hiring a Freight Forwarder

At Speed Global Services, we are happy to provide unparalleled freight forwarding to our valued customers. If you’ve never used freight forwarding services before, you may be wondering exactly what it is and what advantages it offers. For starters, a freight forwarder handles both imports and exports, and essentially takes your goods and ensures they… Read more »

Benefits of Using Freight Forwarders

Dealing directly with transport carriers is great for in-city or even in-state deliveries. However, when you’re dealing with state-to-state or international trading and transport, or even in-state transport that requires more than just a single method of transportation, choosing a company that offers freight-forwarding services can be a huge advantage. Freight forwarders offer advice, paperwork,… Read more »

What Is the New International Trade Crossing?

The Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) bridge, a $2.1 billion joint endeavor by the US and Canada is apparently still on schedule, despite the United States pulling out of it’s $250 million project for a US customs plaza. Lisa Raitt, Prime Minister of International Trade made a statement Friday that ensured that financial losses would… Read more »

What Is CTPAT?

Speed Global Services is CTPAT certified, which, in short, means that we are endorsed by Supply Chain International Security in our efforts to comply with US Customs Trade Partnerships Against Terrorism. As a CTPAT certified company, we, and in turn any companies we work with, experience some benefits while crossing the border. To start, the… Read more »

Warehousing Services in Buffalo, NY

Speed Global Services offers transport services between the US and Canada, but we also offer warehousing services. If your company is looking for a safe, affordable environment to house your product, look no further than Speed Global Services. We’ve compiled a few tips on how to differentiate between your storage options to ascertain whether or… Read more »

A Hot Cup of…Expansion, Courtesy of Tim Hortons

Everyone knows just how important a large cup of piping hot coffee is for a long road trip. A jolt of caffeine can make all the difference in the world during those late driving hours on the road. Here at Speed Global Services, we know that many of our truck operators fill their thermos up… Read more »