This week is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW). This is an important time to pay tribute to the 3.6 million professional truck drivers in the United States for their continued commitment in undertaking one of our economy’s most demanding and critical jobs. This year’s NTDAW takes on special significance considering the crucial role drivers have been playing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and the natural disasters this year.Read More
Did you know that almost everything used in your daily life has been transported via ship or aircraft? From computers to cars, clothes and everything in-between, the world’s most needed and desired goods have been shipped from one country to another. In fact, global shipping is responsible for about 90% of the world’s total trade, according to the International Chamber of Shipping.Read More
Happy National Aviation Day! On this day 81 years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared August 19th as National Aviation Day to honor our nation’s achievements in the skies and to celebrate the birthday of civil aviation pioneer Orville Wright. As a global freight-forwarder that provides shipping and logistics services, BTX Global Logistics understands first-hand the importance of airplanes, aviation and aerospace in today’s world.Read More
On July 1st, 2020 the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) replaced the 26-year-old North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA) governing all trade within North America. This trade agreement – negotiated by the governments of the United States, Mexico and Canada – is intended to mutually benefit and support North American workers, farmers, businesses and ranchers through the use of fair and reciprocal trade.Read More
In response to the State of Connecticut's lifted workplace restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic,
BTX Global Logistics is pleased to announce that our personnel are back at the company's Corporate Headquarters in Shelton, Conn., as of July 6th. BTX was fortunate enough to be among businesses deemed essential throughout the pandemic with limited staff working out of its various warehouses and office locations throughout North America and many of its employees working remotely from March through June.
In a time of increasing internet dependency, ecommerce has grown to be a vital part of the world’s economy and has fundamentally changed the way businesses and consumers operate globally and locally. Brick-and-mortar stores now offer online marketplaces to sell their goods and new digital companies are emerging as a direct result of the increased demand for online services due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
International Women’s Month, celebrated annually in March, is a collective time to honor the vital roles women have played throughout history in society and in the workplace. This is a special moment for BTX Global Logistics, a worldwide shipping and logistics organization, to shine a light on all of the working women in the supply chain and logistics industry. In a traditionally male-dominated industry, BTX is proud to report that it has twice the amount of women in leadership than the national industry average.Read More
This past weekend the No. 0 BTX Global Logistics Chevrolet, driven by BJ McLeod of JD Motorsports, finished 13th in the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ opening race in Daytona Beach, Florida.
The BTX Global Logistics and Orlando Event Productions (OPAV) sponsored car started from the 22nd position and finished in the Top 15 as driver McLeod skillfully avoided multiple crashes and obstacles throughout the race. McLeod’s success has earned him a spot on the track in the next series race in Las Vegas this Saturday, February 23.Read More
What are IncoTerms?
The IncoTerms rules are the world’s essential terms of trade for the sale of goods published by the International Chamber of Commerce.
BTX Global Logistics Chief Executive Officer and President Ross Bacarella was inducted into the 2019 Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County Hall of Fame on Nov. 7th.Read More