BTX Blog

West Coast Ports update

As negotiations on the West Coast seem to have slipped sideways, a number of customers have asked what is the outlook for the congestion and delays on cargo arriving to and departing from the US West Coast ports? We asked VP of Ocean for BTX, Tim McElroy, to try to give some insight into the rapidly evolving situation. 

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Falcon GlobalEdge Flies New Flag
with BTX Global Logistics

For Boston-based freight forwarder Falcon GlobalEdge, a new flag will be flying this week, as they become BTX Global Logistics—Boston. Trusted and successful BTX Global Logistics specializes in time-sensitive, heavy weight freight around the world, but has particularly carved a place in the transportation industry for customers who need a highly personalized, true logistics partner.

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On Forwarders and 3PLs: A short story of ducks, swans, and 3PLs

The expression begins “if it looks like a duck, and it walks like a duck…”—is it a duck? In the case of the logistics world, freight forwarders move freight from point A to point B: by train, plane, automobile or ship. They pick up cargo, they deliver cargo: that’s what a freight forwarder does. For all intents and purposes, it’s a duck.

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It's National Sandwich Day...Need a container for that?

Happy National Sandwich Day!

Did you know that until the mid 1800s the Hawaiian Islands were called the Sandwich Islands—named after the same Earl of Sandwich?

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BTX and the ‘FUTURES’

BTX has long believed that investing in our future leaders is an integral part of today’s business world. Says BTX President, Ross Bacarella “I feel our young people need to be exposed to a realistic work environment outside of the classroom where they can gain valuable insight into the inner workings of a real company.”

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BTX attends Air Cargo 2014

Company President Ross Bacarella and COO Brian McConaghy recently attended Air Cargo 2014, arguably one of the most important trade shows of the year for our industry.

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