Tag: warehousing

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 »

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 »

Fuel Efficiency in Vehicles

Commercial truck and freight transportation is so important for getting goods from a manufacturer to a variety of customers, or to get goods in the middle of production from one factory to another. Unfortunately, all of this transportation uses up a lot of fossil fuel, which creates a scarcity of natural resources and introduces a… Read more »

A More Bustling Buffalo and WNY Economy

Across the state of New York, many communities are expected to experience a more bustling energy over the next few months. The many business and public projects being started all over the state is a great relief to us here at Speed Global Services. As communities throughout the Empire State continue to grow and thrive,… Read more »

What is the 43 North Initiative?

At the turn of the last century, the city of Buffalo was a thriving metropolis with a burgeoning industrial economy. Nestled on the eastern shore of Lake Eerie, it had become a valuable point of trade and distribution between the East Coast, Canada, and Midwestern cities such as Chicago. Hydroelectric power drawn from nearby Niagara… Read more »

Improving Traffic Along the U.S. Canada Border

The official nominee to head the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Agency looks like he’ll likely be awarded confirmation, and that should be great news to business along any American border. Although discussions regarding U.S. borders over the past decade have tended to focus on security, officials are starting to recognize that some openness is… Read more »