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Guide to transporting animals by plane

Whether you are moving or want to ship animals somewhere, there are some rules and regulations you must know. Not all shippers want to help you with this matter, however, some international shipping companies in Lebanon will be happy to oblige. In order to know how to approach this, and what is the best way of transporting animals by plane, we have created a guide just for you! We will cover everything you need to know, from the rules and regulations to the ways of preparing your animals for shipping. So, without any further ado, let’s dive in! Continue reading “Guide to transporting animals by plane”

Guide to storing vehicles long-term

During the process of the move, there are numerous things to think about. For example, you decide to move to Beirut or to send your shipment to Beirut. Tricky isn’t it? You will need to move all of your belongings and maybe find a way of storing vehicles long-term when moving your entire home there. How can you do it? Continue reading “Guide to storing vehicles long-term”

Pros and cons of using wooden crates for shipping

Whether you are a seller in need of shipping advice, or just want to move some stuff overseas, you need to know what type of crates you should use. There are many types of crates including plastic crates, cardboard crates, wooden crates, metal crates, etc. However, you recently stumbled upon a shop that offers affordable wooden crates and you want to know the pros and cons of using wooden crates for shipping. What are the benefits, and what are some of the things that can go wrong with using wooden crates. We have made this article just to answer that question, and we sincerely hope that it will be as helpful as possible. So, without any further ado, let’s dive in! Continue reading “Pros and cons of using wooden crates for shipping”

Negotiating with shippers – good or bad?

When you run a company, you should know how to get the best deals possible. This is also true when it comes to negotiating with shippers. Companies are often able to cut costs by reducing their shipping rates. However, you also need to have certain skills and knowledge on how to make the deal. It is not as simple as it seems. Luckily, we have the best advice on how to negotiate with a shipping company. Here you can learn what are some tactics when you try to get a better offer. Continue reading “Negotiating with shippers – good or bad?”

Different types of shipping containers to explore

If you are a company owner and have to ship items to buyers, or just moving overseas and want to ship your belongings, you need to know about different types of shipping containers. Sometimes the regular containers just do not cut it. That is when you need to go deeper. There are many types of containers you have probably never heard of. If you look up cargo companies in Lebanon, you will see that they offer a lot of different types of containers and use them to their full potential. Therefore we have compiled a list of all the shipping containers you can employ to get your shipping job done, whatever it is. So, without any further ado, let’s dive in! Continue reading “Different types of shipping containers to explore”

Reasons to get cargo shipping insurance

When shipping your products, there is a possibility of something going awry. Whether it is a natural disaster, a vehicle crash, or even an act of war if you are shipping through a war zone, it is something that happens and you have no control over your items. However, some international shipping companies Lebanon offer cargo insurance or freight insurance. You can at least get compensation for your lost goods. And if that is not enough for you to make up your mind, read this article about the reasons to get cargo shipping insurance. Let’s see what these insurance companies have in store for you. Continue reading “Reasons to get cargo shipping insurance”

The benefits of hiring freight brokers

Those in the shipping industry are always looking for ways to improve their business. No matter the size of your company, you should constantly develop. One of the ways in which freight companies are doing so is by hiring freight brokers. Their job is to act as a facilitator between a shipping company and a carrier. These brokers can advance your business immensely and in more than one way. Read on to find out what are the benefits of hiring freight brokers. Continue reading “The benefits of hiring freight brokers”

Downsides of shipping by air

Do you need to ship your goods by air? Trying to establish a supply chain to Lebanon, but you are unsure about how to get your things there? Curious about air freight Lebanon and all of its advantages and disadvantages? Then you are in the right place! Air freight has become quite popular in recent years. With the advent of technology, people have things almost at their fingertips. Everyone is living fast and wants to get their things faster. This is one of the main reasons why companies choose to send their items to customers via planes. This way, they might get them fast, but what are the costs of this efficiency? Are there any downsides of shipping by air? Find out in this article!

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Advantages of using professional warehousing

Setting up a supply chain often means you are making a lot of decisions. You need to think about the production costs, the customers, and how your goods will travel there. This is why it’s useful to find reliable logistics companies in Lebanon who can help you with this. With their experience and knowledge, they can set you on the right track to getting your goods to the customers efficiently and cheap. Even with this help, some people still prefer to do a part of the process themselves. For example, they might decide to store the goods themselves. Whether we are talking about industry or commerce, however, this is not the best idea. In this article, we give you the most important advantages of using professional warehousing services. Continue reading “Advantages of using professional warehousing”

How to pack antique furniture for shipping

When you decide to move, you will be surprised by all the things you have to do. It just adds up, day by day, item by item. And then you realize that you need to move your antique furniture as well. This is hard whether you are moving locally or long distance. Thankfully, there are cargo companies in Lebanon to help you with your relocation. Taking professional help whenever you can is a good idea because they are well aware of all the risks and possible problems that may arise. They will also save you the hassle if you do not know how to pack antique furniture for shipping. However, some of you may not have a budget big enough to accommodate packing as well. This is why we have created an article just for you, and we will cover everything there is to know about packing antique furniture for shipping.  Continue reading “How to pack antique furniture for shipping”