National Motor Freight Class Changes Effective April 10, 2021

In an effort to establish fair measures and standardize freight pricing, the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) created the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) system that classifies all commodities in the United States into one of 18 classifications. Effective April 10, 2021 there will be several changes to classifications in Supplement 1 of NMF 100-AU that you should be aware of.

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Understanding the Value of Cargo Insurance with BTX Global Logistics

BTX Global Logistics believes that well-informed shippers help their logistics provider protect their cargo. With that in mind, we've put together an educational piece on the value of Cargo Insurance and some of the differences between "Declared Value" and "All Risk Cargo Insurance" that we hope you will take the time to download and read.

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Celebrating 40 Years of Service: Key Milestones in BTX’s History

It is with great excitement that BTX Global Logistics is celebrating 40 years of service! What began as a single airfreight terminal in 1980 has grown into a renowned, worldwide freight-forwarding organization with more than 30 branches across North America.

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Limited Quantity Labeling Changes Now in Effect for Ground Shipments

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) phase-out of the Other Regulated Materials-D (ORM-D) classification for small quantities of hazardous materials shipped via ground ended on Dec. 31, 2020. As of January 1, 2021, shippers must mark and label packages according to the new DOT regulations for limited quantities to avoid the rejection of their packages.

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Don't Be Spooked: Understand the 13 Most Used Accessorials in Logistics

As the holiday peak season approaches, it is important to understand and plan in advance for accessorial fees. Accessorials, also known as surcharges, are fees that a carrier may need to charge for additional, specialized services such as lift-gate usage, inside pickup/delivery, or chassis rental, for example.

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NAFTA Replaced by New Trade Agreement: Understand the Changes

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.

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BTX is Equipped to Help You Navigate the Ins and Outs of Ecommerce

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.

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BTX Experiences Record Growth for 3rd Consecutive Year

Shelton, Conn. – BTX Global Logistics closed the third consecutive year (2019, 2018 and 2017) with over 25-percent year-over-year growth in sales and market coverage. Headquartered in Shelton, Conn., BTX Global Logistics is a privately-owned organization that provides shipping, logistics and e-commerce solutions for customers around the world.

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Shipping & Logistics: Understanding the 2020 IncoTerms


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.

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BTX Global Logistics Named Hearst Media Group's 2019 Top Workplace for 4th Consecutive Year


BTX Global Logisticswas honored as a Connecticut Hearst Media Group 2019 Top Workplace at a dinner awards ceremony held at The Waterview in Monroe, Conn., last week. This is the fourth consecutive year BTX was recognized as a Top Workplace, it also won in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

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