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International Hot Buttons Hinder Seamless Shipping

October 8th, 2014 | Posted by lschiller-admin

International news stations have had a busy year to say the least. Global conflicts, riots, and attacks have been prevalent in the news and show very few signs of slowing down. There is a huge strain on the United States in terms of global turmoil as our country has its hands in a lot ofRead More…


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An Increasingly Changing Global Economy Stays the Same

September 23rd, 2014 | Posted by lschiller-admin

The US economy has been witnessing a strong rebound in job growth, real estate and consumer confidence. These all are very good signs of economic stability in an otherwise unstable economic climate. Another significant indicator is our trade deficit, in particular with China. Our overall trade deficit as of July with all global trading partnerRead More…


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Global Economy Not so Hot in 2015

September 16th, 2014 | Posted by lschiller-admin

As the onset of the 2014 fourth quarter fast approaches, we are getting an increasingly clear picture of what 2015 is going to look like. War, lagging trade and a struggling job market are all factors in the degraded projections. Forecasts are calling for a dismal picture of how or economy is going to performRead More…


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Military Intl Shipping Discounts Plentiful as Ever

August 29th, 2014 | Posted by lschiller-admin

Military families will move an average of once every three years. Sometimes the move is from one state to another, while other times it’s overseas to a whole new country or back home to the US after years abroad. Moving isn’t easy, no matter how far it is, but international shipping an entire household canRead More…


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A Few Tips on International Shipping

August 22nd, 2014 | Posted by lschiller-admin

If you plan on shipping products internationally it’s important to familiarize yourself with the laws and regulatory requirements as well as what goods can and cannot be shipped across borders. Following them accordingly will save you and your business from lost or damaged goods, fines or government interference. There are five things to check beforeRead More…


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Picking an International Shipping Company

August 12th, 2014 | Posted by lschiller-admin

International shipping can be very exciting, but it may seem daunting at first. Here is a quick guide to help you pick the international shipping company that will best fit your needs and get the job done. Whether you are part of a family moving overseas or company that’s trading globally, you must stay vigilant.Read More…


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Global Warming & International Shipping

March 14th, 2014 | Posted by lschiller-admin

We’re no longer at a place where global warming is just a theory. Ice is melting in places that it shouldn’t be melting, or hasn’t been melting before, and that’s a reality that we have to accept. Whether or not we address it is a separate issue. Paul LePage, the current governor of Maine, hasRead More…


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International Shipping and Instant Gratification

February 14th, 2014 | Posted by lschiller-admin

The online world has been changing the retail shopping experience for more than a decade, but some major changes are expected in 2014 that are designed to give shoppers what they want much sooner. GB International Packing Services wants to help you stay ahead of the curve by giving our readers a look at whatRead More…


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A Look at the 2014 Global Economy

January 13th, 2014 | Posted by lschiller-admin

January is the perfect time to take a moment to step back and look at the bigger picture that may be developing in the year ahead. By now, the entire world has been living on an exponentially more connected globe for at least a few years. Although economic markets all over the world are moreRead More…


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2013 International Shipping Updates

December 6th, 2013 | Posted by lschiller-admin

International shipping is a subject of growing importance in our increasingly global world. The planet has become an interconnected community where inhabitants from widespread locations expect quick access to a variety of foreign goods and services. It’s crucial for any business in this industry to stay on top of trends and news that might affectRead More…