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The Benefits of Outsourcing Your Logistics to a 3PL

Save Time, Money, and Resources By Switching to a Third Party Logistics Company

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As technological advances are made in the world of supply chain management, business owners are starting to recognize the advantages to abandoning the traditional in-house warehouse and delivery fleet. Instead, they are opting to outsource their logistics needs to 3rd Party Logistics companies, or 3PLs, such as Promtpus, LLC. Trusting an experienced global logistics provider can mean you have more time, money, and energy to dedicate to what’s truly important: running a business. read more

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What You Need To Know When Importing Apparel

Familiarize Yourself With the Necessary Steps to Maximize Productivity

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Apparel is one of the most important import industries in America, bringing in around $80 billion in clothing and other apparel per year. Naturally, there are a number of regulations that your business is expected to comply with if you wish to import any type of apparel or textile into this United States of America. Missing a step or failing to submit the necessary documents, could put your business at risk for incurring hefty tariffs or penalties. read more

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What is Distressed Cargo and When Does it Occur?

Learn the Truth About What Distressed Cargo Means For You

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Whether you are new to the freight forwarding field or have years of experience, the term “distressed cargo” has probably come to your attention at least once. Put simply, cargo is categorized as distressed when the buyer abandons the goods. read more

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4 Tips for More Successful International Shipments

Eliminate Mistakes to Help Boost Your Company’s Efficiency

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When it comes to providing your customers with the best services possible, one of the most important aspects is ensuring safe, efficient delivery of all your goods. Too often, mistakes are easily overlooked, which can mean returned goods, wrong deliveries, late shipments, and more. Not to mention, all of these can mean extra in fees and costs for you. Thankfully, avoiding these oversights can be as simple as following these tips and dedicating extra care and attention to your freight forwarding services. read more

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4 Steps Essential to Successfully Importing Trademarked Goods

Create a Shipping Checklist to Ensure You Don’t Miss Anything Important

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When it comes to shipping trademark goods anywhere, you will need to take special care to ensure all the necessary paperwork has been obtained, filled out, and filed properly. As you can imagine, US Customs and Border Protection can be quite strict when it comes to shipping intellectual property both nationwide and internationally. read more

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Making These Common Shipping Mistakes?

Learn How to Avoid These Costly Mistakes to Maximize Efficiency

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In freight shipping, too many companies find themselves making the mistake of overlooking minor details, which can result in major fees and delays in the shipping process. Moving cargo is a comprehensive process that requires many steps in order to run smoothly. It can be tempting to want to move quickly through paperwork and submit generalized weights or freight class designations, but this can cost you both time and money in long run. read more

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Successfully outsourcing your Fulfillment Operation to a 3PL

Everything You Need to Know to Transition Your Business Successfully

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Making changes to your business’s fulfillment operations is an important step. Whether you are upgrading from an in-house logistics team or switching to a different fulfillment company such as Promptus, making a smooth transition is important to ensure that your business operations don’t suffer in the process. read more

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3 Powerful Tools That Evolved the Trade and Logistics World

Discover What Innovations Changed How Companies Do Business

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Like any industry, the world of global logistics and trade has changed and evolved over decades thanks to ever-developing technology and discoveries. Many times, there are notable items that are introduced that can change the way an industry operates. Oftentimes, they are considered noteworthy because they can boost business efficiency, security, or simply make a job easier for the client, customer, or both! In the list below, Promptus highlights a few that have been regarded as some of the more notable tools to be introduced to global trade and logistics. read more

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19 Shipping Terms Every Business Should Know

Learn to Communicate More Effectively With Shipping Companies

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Ever find yourself in a situation where you are dealing with a business practice you are unfamiliar with and you can’t understand any of the jargon being used? You are not alone! Many fields have a unique lingo that is used to describe industry specific items and occurrences. While it is not expected for you to be well-versed in the turns being used by your dentist, lawyer, or shipping company, it could be beneficial for you to brush up on some commonly used terms so you’re not left in the dark. read more

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US FMC Eases Ocean Transportation Rules

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The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has voted to amend its rules involving Service Contracts and NVOCC Service Arrangements (NSAs) in order to ease regulatory burdens and make the agency’s rules more consistent with how the ocean shipping business is now practiced. read more

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