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What is Freight Class?

Posted: Nov 18, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Shippers and carriers use freight class to determine standard shipping rates for specific kinds of cargo. Cargo pieces have different transportation characteristics, such as size and liability, which can affect their shipping rates. Because not all products are the same, it’s important to price each load of cargo accordingly.  […]

2020 Holiday Season Shipping Trends & Statistics

Posted: Nov 12, 2020 11:00:00 AM

The 2019 holiday season saw a significant increase in holiday spending compared to 2018, and 2020 was on track to do so as well. Even though the world is facing the impacts of a global pandemic, experts are still predicting a big increase in spending this holiday season.  […]

Incoterms® 2020: Defining FAS, FOB, CFR & CIF

Posted: Oct 14, 2020 2:00:00 PM

For the last article in our blog series breaking down Incoterms®2020, we’ll explain the four rules that apply specifically to sea and inland waterway transport. In our previous articles, we addressed the first eight terms that cover any mode of transport. (See “Defining DAP, DPU & DDP” and “Defining EXW, FCA, CPT & CIP .”) […]

Incoterms® 2020: Defining DAP, DPU & DDP

Posted: Oct 7, 2020 9:00:00 AM

In this article, we continue our blog series that explains all 11 rules in Incoterms® 2020 and spotlight DAP, DPU, and DDP. We recommend familiarizing yourself with these rules so you can utilize them in your everyday sales transactions . […]

Incoterms® 2020: Defining EXW, FCA, CPT & CIP

Posted: Sep 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM

In January 2020, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) released the latest edition of Incoterms®. Updated every 10 years, these 11 terms of trade for the sale of goods are the foundational guidelines for business-to-business transactions […]

What Insurance is Needed When Using a 3PL Warehouse?

Posted: Aug 12, 2020 9:01:00 AM

Transporting goods from production facilities to their final destinations often involves a stopover along the way in a 3PL warehouse. Even though they are no longer “in motion,” your goods face just as many risks and it’s important to understand how you can get the most protection from liabilities. Whether you’re using just a portion of the facility or... […]

COVID-19’s Current Impacts on Domestic Shipping

Posted: Jul 15, 2020 9:01:00 AM

After experiencing record lows in April and May as the country shut down in an attempt to contain the coronavirus pandemic, June’s transportation figures are more hopeful. Experts cautiously agree that the shipping industry is bouncing back and project that this is a reflection of the overall economy. Here’s what we know to date. […]

Falvey Shippers In-House Capabilities - Part 3: Underwriting

Posted: May 13, 2020 9:01:00 AM

With 25 years of insuring goods in transit and over 250 combined years of cargo underwriting experience within Falvey Insurance Group, Falvey Shippers Insurance is the leader in shipper's interest underwriting. While many companies claim to be innovators, Falvey Shippers Insurance (FSI) has been at the forefront since 2009, underwriting the ever-changing... […]

Falvey Shippers In-House Capabilities - Part 2: Claims

Posted: Apr 29, 2020 9:01:00 AM

Claims are an inevitable part of the insurance process. When they arise, you want them handled as quickly and efficiently as possible. That’s where Falvey Shippers Insurance comes into play. We know you would prefer to spend your valuable time focusing on your business rather than dealing with insurance claims and that is why we address every claim... […]

Falvey Shippers In-House Capabilities - Part 1: Technology

Posted: Apr 15, 2020 10:01:00 AM

At Falvey Shippers, we believe in the power of simplicity, which begins with our capabilities. All of our operations - Technology, Underwriting and Claims - reside in-house. In this three-part series, we will dive further into each of our specializations.  […]

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