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ISPM-15 Certified Wood

ISPM-15 Certified Wood For Your Overseas Shipment When your assets need to be shipped internationally and require wood for their crating or packaging, that wood must be specially treated and certified for entry into its foreign destination. To do this, the wood...

How To Prepare and Pack a Grandfather Clock for Shipping

Owning a grandfather clock comes with a set of responsibilities that contribute to its longevity, craftsmanship, and performance. And that’s just when it’s sitting in your home. When it comes to packaging and shipping your grandfather clock, meticulous care and detail...

How to Ensure Valuable Assets Survive the Rigors of Ocean Transport

The world’s oceans and seas are vast, uncrowded paths for transporting goods and materials that many businesses rely on. Another constant with ocean freight shipping is that the waterways are a harsh environment that can wreak havoc on assets that aren’t properly protected. How can you and your shipping company help ensure that your goods get to their destination port in as-shipped condition?

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