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Shipping Terminology C's and D's

To help you understand terms used in the shipping industry, whether familiar or not, we created an index of sorts with many useful shipping terms. We hope that these aid you in communicating, interpreting, and managing your business. Carmack: An amendment that lists the rights, duties and liabilities of shippers and carriers regarding cargo loss. ... click to read more

Shipping Terminology A's and B's

  To help you understand terms used in the shipping industry, whether familiar or not, we created an index of sorts with many useful shipping terms. We hope that these aid you in communicating, interpreting, and managing your business. Absolute Minimum Charge (AMC): Synonymous with “Minimum Charge.” The minimum charge a shipment ... click to read more

Sales vs. Marketing

  Sales and marketing are the keystones to the growth, sustainability, and revenue of any business. While sales and marketing are both responsible for feeding a company’s bottom and line and contributing to its profitability, the distinction between the two is crucially important. Many companies who claim to have a stable sales and mark ... click to read more

How to Market Your Business

  Although Commerce Express, Inc. conducts our business activities in the industry of freight forwarding, we have been in the game of marketing and brand building for over 20 years. After 20+ years of reading about and testing nearly every popular marketing and sales tactic out there, we wanted to give you a list of some of the most crucial p ... click to read more

Benefits of Selecting a Local Carrier

  When selecting a carrier to move your products, it’s important to understand your options as there are a lot of them. Although the safest most trustworthy method used to be selecting companies such as UPS and FedEx, the tables are beginning to turn. In many areas, dare I say most, local carriers are proving to have an advantage on the ... click to read more