International Shipping: A Complex, Balancing Act (Part 1: Trade Compliance)

Sending goods across international borders is challenging. If you've ever seen performers on unicycles holding long sticks in each hand with dinner… Read More »

July 2012 ISM Report on Business

HICKORY, NC - August 6, 2012 With a reading of 49.8% activity in the manufacturing sector contracts for the second consecutive month. Click here for… Read More »

June 2012 ISM Report on Business

HICKORY, NC (July 6, 2012) Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracts for the first time in three years with a June PMI reading of… Read More »

What Does F.O.B. Mean Around the World? (Part 4)

According to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) recently released revisions to the standard trade definitions known as Incoterms, F.O.B… Read More »

How to Handle F.O.B. Issues (Part 3)

A late shipment, a break down, a shipping slip filled out improperly – no matter what it is—a circumstance can arise to challenge the best working… Read More »

United Sourcing Alliance Releases the Q2 2012 Commodities Update

HICKORY, NC - June 18, 2012 Click here to download the full Commodities Update Read More »

How F.O.B Terms Can Affect Your Company (Part 2)

Failure to properly manage and assess risk regarding purchase and transportation terms can affect any company’s bottom line. I was recently… Read More »

What Does F.O.B. Mean? (Part 1)

In my role at Transportation Insight, clients and prospects are constantly asking me the meaning of the acronym FOB. In fact, I recently visited a… Read More »

May 2012 ISM Report on Business

HICKORY, NC (June 6, 2012) With sales showing steady improvement and prices falling the PMI registered 53.8 in May indicating growth in the… Read More »

April 2012 ISM Report on Business

HICKORY, NC (April 3, 2012) With 16 of 18 industries reporting growth in the month of April the manufacturing sector grows for the 33rd consecutive… Read More »

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