When a Shipping Container is Lost at Sea, Does it Make a Sound?

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If it lands in a marine sanctuary it does. Three years ago the Monterrey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) published an article detailing some startling facts and figures about shipping containers found in the ocean. MBARI’s study raised ecological concerns,  but their statistics  also con...

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Jul 26 2014

Central Examination Station: What is a CES?

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Central Examination Station: What is a CES? A Central Examination Station (CES) is an inspection hub used by freight forwarders and customs brokers to streamline and expedite the arduous task of importing cargo freight and containers shipped into the United States from overseas. Many logistical cons...

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Apr 14 2014

World Trade Distribution Hosts HCBFFA’s 2013 “Pioneers of Industry” Luncheon

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Mar 28 2013

Space Shuttle Endeavor flies over World Trade Distribution

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9-19-2012 Space Shuttle Endeavor made two passes over World Trade Distribution’s CFS station today. Space Shuttle Endeavor flies over World Trade Distribution’s CFS station  ...

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Sep 19 2012

Heavy Lift Operations for Project Cargo

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Time lapsed video of World Trade Distribution’s heavy lift operations. This was a 10 piece project cargo with a total weight of 600,000 lbs being unloaded and stored on our concrete yard! This is one of the many freight management services we offer you and the rest of the logistics community. ...

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Apr 25 2012

Customs officers seize fake Burberry and Disney items at Houston/Galveston Seaport

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February 8th, 2012 Customs and Border protection officers at the Houston/Galveston Seaport seized 2.7 million dollars of Burberry and Disney items that were deemed “fake”. Included in the shipment were hats, purses, wallets, dog collars and hair clips. The fakes were taken to World Trade Distrib...

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Mar 02 2012

Fake perfume shipment seized at Port of Houston

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March 1st, 2012 A shipment worth $344,000 of counterfeit perfume was seized at the Port of Houston. 5000 bottles of perfume bound for Dallas Texas were intercepted by Customs inspectors on the basis that these bottles took on the trademarks of Estee Lauder but were found to be fakes. Officials state...

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Mar 02 2012