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  • A bill of lading is a contract between a shipper and a carrier. You will need six pieces of information to properly fill one out. ...

  • When shipping internationally, a question we get asked is, when does the transfer of ownership from the shipper to the buyer happen? ...

  • Before reaching out to a carrier, here are five things to know that will help you make better freight shipping decisions to ensure on-time delivery. ...

  • Every year Ark partners with a local charity to ship medical equipment, food, and other supplies to Bonogolo Hospital in Gabon, Africa....

  • A Carnet (pronounced kar-nay), also called an ATA carnet, is an international customs document that permits temporary freight, tax-free and duty-free export and import entries. ...

  • Having a solid crate that is properly packaged is one of the most important things you can do to protect your stuff during transit....

  • IMO 2020 is a rule geared towards cleaning up shipping emissions by reducing the Sulphur content in ships’ fuel oil by 85%. ...

  • Here are 5 things to know before reaching out to your freight forwarder to help you feel more prepared and confident when asking for a quote or trying to book a shipment. ...

  • What is Forced Freight? If it has ever happened to you, then you know it is something to be avoided....

  • What does shipping direct to show mean? Simply that you will not be utilizing the advance warehouse and will coordinate shipping your material directly to the show site the day booth installations begin. ...

  • In this article, we will discuss more about what an advance warehouse is, benefits and drawbacks of using the advance warehouse, and certain situations when it might be useful. ...

  • Matt shows you around Ohio Bike Week 2019 in Sandusky, Ohio. ...

  • Ark Transportation Project featured on Cleveland.com...

  • Andrew reviews what denied party screening is and why it is important if you are shipping overseas....

  • Making sure your booth and marketing material arrive in good condition is crucial for success....

  • Have you, like many dealing with moving full truckload freight, been wondering- what the heck is going on with these truckload prices? We work on 100’s of truckload moves daily, across many market verticals, each having their own unique requirements....

  • 4/2/18 – On Monday April 2, 2018, Ark Transportation, a Cleveland based freight shipping company, launched their newly designed website, www.arktransportation.com. The new website outlines Ark’s freight shipping services including domestic, internati...

  • Pricing for shipments sometimes seem to be the great cloud of unknowing. Why is it difficult to get comprehensive shipping quotes instantly? Why do prices fluctuate so much when shipping to one city vs another? Well, we’re glad you asked. In this gui...

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