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Ground Transportation: Best Practices for Critical Logistics & Relief Aid Deliveries

July 10, 2024

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts above-normal hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin this year. Providing important and timely delivery of critical supplies to...

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BTX Global Logistics Opens Regional Branch in Seattle, Washington

April 2, 2024

BTX Global Logistics expands its footprint with the opening of a new regional branch in Seattle, Washington. BTX Global Logistics Seattle (BTX-SEA) is led by industry veterans Michael Blackburn and...

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BTX Global Logistics Opens New Regional Branch in Columbus, Ohio

March 12, 2024

BTX Global Logistics is pleased to announce the opening of its newest shipping and logistics branch in Columbus, Ohio – BTX Global Logistics Columbus (BTX-CMH). 

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BTX Surpasses Industry Average on International Women's Day

March 8, 2024

International Women's Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating women's social, economic, cultural, and political achievements on March 8th of every year. The day also marks a call to action for...

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BTX Cares: Making a Difference in Local Communities

March 5, 2024

BTX Global Logistics has always prided itself on being a good corporate citizen and giving back to local communities through the "BTX Cares" program is a core mission of the Company.

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2024 Outlook: Logistics Trends and Predictions to Keep in Mind for the Year

January 31, 2024

The supply chain and logistics industry is poised for significant changes and advancements in 2024. Based on insights from various sources, BTX compiled the most impactful trends predicted to shape...

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Service Alert: Ocean Container Diversions Create Global Disruptions

January 25, 2024

Global Ocean diversions and delays in the Suez and Panama Canals have disrupted container traffic and service globally. As a result, rates to the U.S. East Coast specifically have spiked. Below is an...

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BTX Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

September 11, 2023

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week takes place every year during the second week of September. This year, the week-long celebration runs from September 10th through the 16th. BTX Global...

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BTX Honors the Importance of Air Cargo on National Aviation Day

August 18, 2023

National Aviation Day has been celebrated every year on August 19th since its establishment in 1939 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. This date was chosen to commemorate the birthday of Orville...

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The Trade Show Industry is Resurging: Are You Ready for the Upcoming Season?

August 16, 2023

The pandemic reminded us of the power of human connections, and that networking experiences matter. Trade shows provide a unique opportunity for businesses to establish personal connections, build...

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BTX Global Logistics Appoints Martin Capuano as New President

August 1, 2023

Shelton, CT – BTX Global Logistics, a worldwide shipping and logistics organization headquartered in Connecticut, is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin J. Capuano, its current Chief...

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Honoring Memorial Day and Preparing for its Logistical Impact

May 24, 2023

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May each year and serves as a time to remember and honor the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives while serving in the military. As a...

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Celebrating International Women's Day with BTX Global Logistics

March 8, 2023

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th to honor the vital roles women have played throughout history and continue to play in society and the workplace today. In honor of this day, BTX...

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Customs Brokerage Made Simple with BTX Global Logistics

February 15, 2023

Regardless of country of origin, commodity or mode of transportation, navigating the challenges of clearing freight through customs can be difficult and costly for shippers that aren’t up to speed...

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2022: A Year of Record Growth for BTX Global Logistics

January 17, 2023

BTX Global Logistics experienced record growth during the 2022 fiscal year with 53% overall growth in sales and expanded market coverage in key areas of the U.S.

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World Maritime Day: Understanding the Impact of Ocean Shipping on the Economy

September 29, 2022

Did you know that Ocean Shipping (Sea Freight) is a key indicator of the economy? Today is World Maritime Day and the perfect time to appreciate the Maritime industry and take a deeper dive into...

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BTX Global Logistics Opens New Regional Branch in San Diego

September 29, 2022

BTX Global Logistics, a premium provider of transportation and logistics services for customers around the world, is excited to announce the opening of its newest regional branch in California —...

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BTX Celebrates Grand Opening of Shipping & Logistics Branch in McAllen, TX

September 28, 2022

BTX Global Logistics, a worldwide provider of shipping and logistics services for heavyweight freight known for its customer-centric approach to service and its advanced technology, is pleased to...

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Ground Transportation: BTX Celebrates Truck Driver Appreciation Week

September 14, 2022

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) was founded in 1998 by the American Trucking Association (ATA) to honor the hard work of the men and women that deliver the goods that keep America...

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BTX Global Logistics Celebrates National Aviation Day

August 19, 2022

Every year, BTX Global Logistics commemorates National Aviation Day on August 19th. This important date was originally established in 1939 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to celebrate our nation’s...

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BTX Global Logistics Expands its Footprint in the Salt Lake City Area

August 5, 2022

BTX Global Logistics, a provider of heavyweight shipping and logistics solutions for customers around the world, has expanded its Salt Lake City footprint with the merger of BTX's Salt Lake City...

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Trade Shows Continue to Gear Up: Are you ready to play?

May 9, 2022

Trade shows continue to gear up as safety and travel concerns decline over time. BTX Global Logistics is ready for the new surge with expert, on-time exhibit pickup and delivery services and a newly...

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The State of Logistics: A Hopeful Outlook for the Future

January 18, 2022
Making predictions for the state of logistics in 2022 would be shortsighted if we don’t consider the major circumstances surrounding us in the past 2 years. Let’s widen our collective lenses and look... Read more

National Motor Freight Class Changes Effective April 10, 2021

April 9, 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...

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Understanding the Value of Cargo Insurance with BTX Global Logistics

March 30, 2021

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...

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BTX Cares: Five Ways BTX is Sharing the Love this Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2021

Giving back to communities near and far has been engrained in the BTX Global Logistics culture since it’s very inception. In 2018, BTX Cares was created to make this part of BTX’s core values...

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

February 9, 2021

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...

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Limited Quantity Labeling Changes Now in Effect for Ground Shipments

January 14, 2021

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,...

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

October 30, 2020

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...

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Don’t be Left Behind this Holiday Season: Know What to Expect and How to Prepare

October 20, 2020

Holiday shopping is already underway with companies gearing up for record high online sales for the 2020 Holiday Season. COVID-19 has accelerated the growth of eCommerce and increased demand for Home...

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BTX Service Update: West Coast Wildfires & Tropical Storms Cause Delays

September 22, 2020

Oct. 12, 2020 Post-Hurricane Delta Update: On Friday, October 10, Hurricane Delta made landfall in Louisiana causing more than 600,000 power outages and severe area flooding. As the storm's remnants...

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BTX Global Logistics Recognizes National Truck Driving Appreciation Week

September 16, 2020

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...

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Global Shipping: 2019 Takeaways and Key Documentation Made Easy

August 31, 2020

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...

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Air Freight and Aerospace Logistics Leader Celebrates National Aviation Day

August 19, 2020

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...

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NAFTA Replaced by New Trade Agreement: Understand the Changes

July 31, 2020

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 –...

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BTX Global Logistics Staff Back to World HQ for 'New Norm'

July 14, 2020

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...

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

June 18, 2020

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....

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Tips for Keeping You and Your Business Strong During Covid-19

April 24, 2020

During these uncertain times, one thing is for certain – there are ways to manage your business and daily activities more effectively to adapt to the challenges of the time. Below is a list of tips...

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COVID-19: BTX is Fully Operational to Deliver Time-Critical Shipments

April 1, 2020

The developing spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been causing major disruptions in business and daily life for organizations and families across the globe. Time-sensitive shipping has...

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COVID-19 Update from BTX CEO: BTX is Fully Operational, Ready to Support You

March 24, 2020

Dear Valued Customer,

Our thoughts and well wishes go out to you, your staff and your family during this critical time. As an essential business in the Supply-Chain industry,BTX Global Logistics...

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A letter from BTX President on the impact of COVID-19

March 12, 2020

Dear Valued Customer,

In light of the recent escalation of concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), BTX Global Logistics wants to take this opportunity to assure you that the BTX Global Logistics...

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Women's History Month: BTX Above Industry Average for Women in Leadership

March 11, 2020

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...

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BTX-Backed Chevy Earns Top Spot for JDM in NASCAR Race

February 18, 2020

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.

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BTX Expands its Customs Brokerage Service Offerings

February 10, 2020

BTX Global Logistics, a worldwide shipping and logistics organization, has recently expanded its Customs Brokerage service offerings and recruited industry-veteran Scott Stoppa to lead its in-house...

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BTX Experiences Record Growth for 3rd Consecutive Year

January 21, 2020

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.,...

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Shipping & Logistics: Understanding the 2020 IncoTerms

December 27, 2019

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 CEO Inducted into Junior Achievement Hall of Fame

November 12, 2019

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.

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BTX Global Logistics: Making a Difference in the Community

November 1, 2019

Giving back to the community is a core mission of BTX Global Logistics, a privately-owned shipping and logistics organization headquartered in Shelton, Conn. 

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

October 3, 2019

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...

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Celebrate National Aviation Day with BTX’s Aerospace & Aviation Logistics Services

August 19, 2019

Did you know that there is a National Aviation Day? It falls on Aug. 19th on Orville Wright’s birthday, one of America’s aviation pioneers, every year. 

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BTX's 2019 Systems Meeting in Baltimore's Inner Harbor a Success

April 30, 2019

BTX Global Logistics gathered its executive team, branch owners and managers for a systems-wide conference focused on strategic planning, training and comradeship from April 7-10. 

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BTX Global Logistics Opens New Shipping & Logistics Branch in Detroit

March 25, 2019

BTX Global Logistics, a provider of flexible shipping and logistics solutions for heavyweight cargo around the world, is pleased to announce the opening of its Detroit, Michigan, branch.

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BTX Global Logistics Expands Global Footprint with Second Florida Branch

February 18, 2019

BTX Global Logistics is proud to officially announce the opening of its newest worldwide shipping and logistics center in Orlando, Florida – BTX Orlando (BTX-MCO).

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BTX CFO Marty Capuano Honored for Leadership at Westfair’s C-Suite Awards

February 4, 2019

BTX Global Logistics Chief Financial Officer Marty Capuano was recently honored for exceptional leadership in an outstanding organization at Westfair’s C-Suite Awards ceremony held on Jan. 31, 2019....

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A Year in Review with BTX Global Logistics: Highlights of 2018

January 18, 2019

2018 was an exceptional year for BTX Global Logistics, a global shipping and logistics organization headquartered in Shelton, Conn. The year was marked by exponential growth across all levels of the...

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BTX Global Logistics Hosts St. Joseph High Students for Phone-a-thon

October 15, 2018
BTX Global Logistics, a global freight-forwarding and logistics company, had the opportunity to host St. Joseph High School’s annual Phone-a-thon at its Shelton, Conn., headquarters for the eighth... Read more

BTX Global Logistics CEO Recognized for Leadership by Top Workplaces

October 5, 2018

BTX Global Logistics Chief Executive Officer and President Ross Bacarella was named the winner of the 2018 Top Leadership award for small employers in Connecticut in Hearst Media’s Top Workplaces....

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BTX Global Logistics Sponsors Homes for the Brave 'Step Up' Challenge

September 24, 2018
BTX Global Logistics, a global shipping and logistics company, sponsored the 4th Annual Step Up for the Brave challenge by Homes for the Brave that recently took place at the Webster Bank Arena in... Read more

From IBM Selectrics to Blockchain Technology: A Walk Down Memory Lane

July 27, 2018

Technology plays such an important part in all of our successes. IT capabilities are considered by our clientele to be just as important as shipments arriving on time and damage-free to their...

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Freight Forwarder BTX Global Logistics Inaugurates World Headquarters

July 3, 2018

BTX Global Logistics - global freight forwarding and logistics company - inaugurated its new world headquarters at 12 Commerce Drive, Shelton, last week.

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Freight Forwarder BTX Global Logistics to Host Grand Opening Event

June 21, 2018

Global freight forwarding and logistics company, BTX Global Logistics, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its state-of-the-art world headquarters in Shelton, Conn. The celebration and...

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Ground Transportation: Be Prepared for Transit Delays June 5-7, 2018

June 5, 2018

Every year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducts tens of thousands of commercial motor vehicle inspections during its annual International Roadcheck. This year’s CVSA International...

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BTX Global Logistics Opens Shipping & Logistics Branch in Nashville Area

April 12, 2018

BTX Global Logistics is excited to announce the grand opening of its newest shipping and logistics service center – BTX-Nashville (BTX-BNA). Located in Old Hickory, Tenn., BTX-Nashville offers...

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Ground Shipping: Deliveries Restricted, Banned in Key Areas of NYC

March 27, 2018

It all started in 2008 when New York City’s Department of Transportation (DOT) released the agency’s “Sustainable Streets” strategic plan to reduce traffic congestion and increase street safety for...

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Planning to Protect Customers from Service Delays in Cargo Delivery

February 12, 2018

Last year, we saw an incredible paradigm shift in capacity with regards to global supply chains. In the United States, e-commerce traffic took our normal capacity away in November and December due...

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BTX Global Logistics Collaborates with Imap Global Logistics in a Future-Facing Diversity Arm

July 21, 2017

BTX Global Logistics has teamed up with Imap Global Logistics to launch an exciting new Diversity Arm, aimed at expanding business relationships across the transportation industry.

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BTX Global Logistics Crosses the Border with BTX Toronto

July 4, 2017

BTX Global Logistics extended their footprint this month with the launch of BTX Toronto. In crossing the border, BTX emphasizes their commitment to bringing the best freight options for customers...

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BTX hosts Connecticut Governor in Aviation Supply Chain Visit

October 10, 2016

As Connecticut lawmakers approved a labor agreement in which Sikorsky Aircraft promised to retain 7,500 jobs in the state — and potentially hire as many as 1,000 more workers — BTX Global Logistics...

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BTX Global Logistics wins 2016 Top Workplaces Award

September 26, 2016

BTX Global Logistics, an award winning, full-service logistics company, can add a new—and very special—feather to its cap: it has recently been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by Hearst Media...

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Ocean Shipping...A Reflection on the Industry through the Years

August 10, 2016

I often hear ocean shipping referred to as being unchanged since the days of the early Phoenicians. I am happy to say I have only witnessed a small sliver of time as it relates to the history of...

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BTX honored as WCA's North American Partner of the Year

March 31, 2016

BTX Global Logistics, a domestic and international freight forwarding and logistics company, announced today they have been honored by the World Cargo Alliance ("WCA") as the recipient of the WCA's "...

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What's so special about a Carnet?

March 15, 2016

Ensure your Trade Show travels duty and tax free to over 100 countries worldwide with BTX Global Logistics and ATA Carnet

BTX Global Logistics has long provided the international customs document,...

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BTX Global Logistics is awarded TRACE Certification

January 22, 2016

BTX Global Logistics, in continued commitment to transparency in international commercial transactions in the forwarding industry, is pleased to announce it is now TRACE certified.

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Trade Show Talk...Top Terms You Should Know

October 15, 2015

Every industry has its unique vocabulary specific to its own design. The language of exhibiting is no different. From pick up at your site to arrival at the show, knowing the terminology will enhance...

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BTX SLC On The Move

June 25, 2015

BTX Global Logistics in Salt Lake City has had a busy Spring. Amidst day-to-day operations, trade shows around the world and ensuring their customers are well taken care of, they've been busy with a...

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BTX Austin Steps Up

June 4, 2015

Everyone has seen the weather unfold in the South, with Texas bearing the brunt over Memorial Day and beyond. 

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West Coast Ports update

February 6, 2015

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...

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Falcon GlobalEdge Flies New Flag with BTX Global Logistics

January 22, 2015

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...

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

December 4, 2014

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,...

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

November 3, 2014

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 attends Air Cargo 2014

April 4, 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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