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May Industry Updates Brought to you by Mainfreight
L.A. Approves $500M Port Rail Yard Despite Protests from Environmental Groups – (Cargo Business News)
The Los Angeles City Council approved the $500-million Southern California International … More
Air Freight Security Update 5-16-13
Air Freight Security Update
The European law has changed in regards to air freight security in April 2013. According to the EU Regulation, air cargo security is achieved by only permitting “secured” freight on board … More
Mainfreight USA Hopes to See You at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) 2013: June 4th – 7th
Are you going to be attending this year's Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition: Online Retailing & the New Retailing Econo… More
Mainfreight Atlanta Opens LOGISTICS Facility
Mainfreight USA is pleased to announce the deployment of our full logistics management process in our Atlanta branch. The new facility, located just east of Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson Airport, now offers 60,000… More
Mainfreight Dallas (DFW) MainStreet Training Group Celebrates Texas BBQ Style
This week, Mainfreight's Dallas office hosted a training session for their new Domestic software; MainStreet. The week was quite a success, and ended with a celebratory fe… More
This past weekend, Mainfreight sales team members & executives met in Phoenix, AZ for their annual Sales Meeting.
With many old faces, and several new ones as well - the team had a great time getting to know one another, all while honing their skills! More
Battle of the Mainfreight Betas
Mainfreight Houston has a new team member, and his name is 'Cargo!'
Cargo is very much a party of Team Houston's day - he is good for de-stressing us and everyone that comes
in the office has to stop by, say hello t… More
Mainfreight Charlotte Takes on the Rugged Maniac
This past weekend, two Mainfreight Charlotte Team members, Naomi Parfait ,and Nathan Proctor took on Charlotte's 'Rugged Maniac'.They sure had a lot of fun completing this 5Kobstacle course through mud,… More
Outward Bound - A Learning Experience like No Other
Self development, leadership and team work – the foundation of all Mainfreight designed courses - Outward Bound serves our team through active learning experiences and expeditions.
The ‘classrooms’ ar… More
A freight forwarder is an agent for a producer and can move cargo domestically or internationally from “door to port,” or “door to door,” depending on shipping terms.
Freight forwarders also provide services such as: advising on export costs, preparing and filing proper export documentation, advising on the most appropriate more of cargo transport, making arrangements to pack and load the cargo, reserving necessary cargo space on proper mode of transportation, making arrangements with customs brokers if/when necessary to ensure that goods comply with customs regulations.
Liquid Bulk Shipping – pictures of wild looking ocean containers This is a specialized service that we can help with. Most bulk, liquid will be shipped in ISO containers – special containers designed for food grade, chemical or special commodities. There is also an option to use a container LINER – companies like POWERTEX– provide specialized bulk liquid liner systems that go inside a standard container and they provide loading and unloading hardware as well.
Did you know?
-You can receive automated status updates on all of your Mainfreight shipments
-We have more than 1500 trucks in Europe
Featured Team Member
Talia Lamiano - received her 15 year Manfreight Service award on October 8th.
"I am writing to tell you about the wonderful service provdided to us by Mainfreight in Connecticut. I have not encountered one person who has not gone over and beyond the call of duty to assist in our shipping needs, everything from scheduling pickups at the last minute to generating airway bills for us. Also, they are on top of our shipments at all times whether it's to and from Malaysia or right here in the USA. I hope you can let them know how much we appreciate them." -Steve