MTS Logistics

More Than Shipping is a supply chain and logistics blog founded by MTS Logistics, with readers from over 140 countries worldwide. MTS Logistics is a Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) headquartered in New York City. MTS offers a full range of logistical services to an expanding roster of satisfied clients all over the world.


Monday, July 23, 2012
dock workers strike
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How Dock Strikes Have Affected the Economy Historically and Today

– By Rojda Akdag, Managing Director, MTS Logistics Labor stoppage, which is also known as a strike, is the problem aroused by the tension between a labor force and management. Tension...

July 23, 2012
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Monday, May 7, 2012
ship freight rates
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A Crazy Roller Coaster Ride…Importers and Exporters May See Doubled Freight Rates by 2015

-By Can Fidan, MTS Logistics As we all know, the current situation in the shipping world is that there is a large lack of demand against the current overall supply...

May 7, 2012
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Monday, March 5, 2012
Blog

Culture Clash: 30 Ways to Avoid Offending the Next Person You Meet

– By Lauga Oskarsdottir, MTS Logistics Working in a global industry means communicating daily with individuals across borders, oceans and continents. It also includes traveling far distances to establish and further...

March 5, 2012
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Saturday, March 3, 2012
shipping container house
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New Uses for Shipping Containers in a Postmodern World

– By Lauga Oskarsdottir, MTS Logistics There are over seventeen million shipping containers in the world. Have you ever wondered where they go when their time is up? There are several amazing ways...

March 3, 2012
Total Views: 256

Thursday, March 1, 2012
lloyd liverpool
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Times are a’Changing…Brazil’s Future Looks Bright

– By Luiz Gustavo Cruz, Contributing Writer, MTS Logistics The great days of the shipping industry in Brazil were gone a long time ago. Big shipping lines went bankrupt, Brazilian-flagged...

March 1, 2012
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
palm tree lightning storm ocean striking weather
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Shipment Didn’t Arrive on Time? Here are 9 Possible Reasons Why

– By Lauga Oskarsdottir, MTS Logistics It can be extremely frustrating when your shipment does not arrive on time. Estimated transit time is meant to be as accurate as possible, so...

February 29, 2012
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Tuesday, February 28, 2012
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Sleeping With Your Containers – The Greenest Way to Travel

– By Feray Yuksekbas Kavas, Sales Executive, MTS Logistics What if I told you that there is a great option to travel other than flying, for those of you who hate waiting in line...

February 28, 2012
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Monday, February 27, 2012
crude oil index
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Oil Prices and the Shipping Industry

– By Rojda Akdag, Managing Director, MTS Logistics Crude oil prices have many affects on our daily life from gas that we use in our daily commute to commodity products...

February 27, 2012
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