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The On-Board Courier (OBC) Process: How It Works & 3 Benefits

On-board couriers (OBCs) travel with your luxury shipment to ensure ultimate speed of delivery, chain of custody and peace of mind. Let’s go over what the OBC service process looks like and how these dedicated logistics specialists work to get the job done. Transporting luxury items across the globe isn’t a job for just anyone. … Read more

How to Calculate Fuel Surcharge & Chargeable Weight When Shipping: Step-By-Step Directions

Whether you’re shipping something domestically or internationally, there are two things that will impact your final shipping costs: fuel surcharge and chargeable weight. It’s important to determine these costs ahead of time so you can incorporate their value into your shipping plan and budget. Let’s go over how to calculate both. Calculating fuel surcharge and … Read more

What is an ATA Carnet? 14 FAQs

Have you heard of the ATA Carnet? This “passport of goods” can be crucial in importing and exporting goods internationally. But what is it and why would you need one? In this post, we answer the most frequently asked questions about this unique document. No matter the purpose, shipping items internationally is highly complex. The … Read more

Fashion Logistics: 4 Essentials of International Luxury Shipping

Shipping fashion items across the globe is a complex, delicate task. In this post, we look at the four most important components that shipping professionals must consider when transporting premium cargo across borders.  When it comes to luxury shipping, customers want to know that their consignments are secure throughout transport. Luxury garments, footwear and other … Read more

5 Benefits of Using a Premium Logistics Company

Wondering if you should use a premium logistics company for your high-value shipment? Here are five of the biggest reasons you absolutely should.  Shipping high-value items can be stressful and daunting. With shipping regulations, security protocols and tight deadlines, it’s difficult to get the job done yourself. And relying on a standard shipping carrier just … Read more

Shipping Luxury Goods Internationally? Here Are the 4 Biggest Challenges You Will Face

Shipping luxury items across the globe comes with an increasing number of challenges that could stop a valuable item in its tracks. Here are 4 common challenges you will likely face when shipping luxury items internationally – as well as steps to avoid them.  From high-end fashion samples to transformative technology prototypes, global brands rely … Read more