RTM Lines News for Shippers

Ship Break Bulk Cargo in Containers?

Lynn Birner | September 18, 2017

Shipping break bulk or project cargo across international waters traditionally involves loading high, or heavy pieces of cargo on a ship, either on cradles, skids or reels; in drums or […]

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Lynn Birner | April 5, 2017

Contact RTM Lines today for ocean shipping solutions to your ‘global logistics’ and ‘international shipping’ challenges… www.rtmlines.com

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Lynn Birner | April 5, 2017

RO-RO  SHIPMENT BASICS Do you have a difficult international vehicle or ro-ro shipment on the horizon?  RTM LINES’ knowledgeable and courteous professionals are experts at shipping personal and commercial vehicles […]

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RTM GUIDES CUSTOMERS THROUGH IMPLICATIONS OF NEW CARRIER ALLIANCES EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2017

Lynn Birner | April 5, 2017

RTM Lines pledges to provide informed proactive and resourceful guidance to our customers during possible disruptions due to new container shipping alliances effective April 1, 2017. To our valued customer, beginning […]

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MANUFACTURERS’ MART FEATURES RTM LINES ON PAGE 1!

Lynn Birner | February 27, 2017

RTM Lines is pleased to be included in the Manufacturers’ Mart 2017 Buyers’ Guide for New England and for Connecticut.  Thank you to the editorial staff of Manufactuers’ Mart of […]

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PROPER LASHING IS CRITICAL TO SUCCESSFUL DELIVERY

Lynn Birner | February 27, 2017

The most challenging aspects of out-of-gauge (OOG) cargo shipments are to anticipate and prepare for any issues that may arise – from identifying the proper vessels for height, weight and […]

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OCEAN TRANSPORT COMPANY RTM LINES ANNOUNCES NEW BRANDING, WEBSITE AND FUTURE PLANS.

Lynn Birner | February 10, 2017

(November 20, 2014, Norwalk, CT) – RTM Lines, a world leader in ocean transport and logistics announced today a bold new branding initiative including a new corporate identity, advertising campaign […]

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Glossary

Inco Terms

The Incoterms® rules have been incorporated in contracts for the sale of goods worldwide and provide guidance to importers, exporters, lawyers, transporters, insurers and students of international trade.

Measurement Guidelines

Accurate cargo measurement is extremely important. Accuracy is required to determine the amount of stowage space necessary to safely stow cargo on board the vessel as efficiently as possible.

Shipping Guidelines

It is important to provide as many details as possible, including commodity photos, all necessary documentation, measurements, and your anticipated transit timeline based on shipping schedules.

Cargo Guidelines

Stow your cargo properly and and secure it well. Pre-plan the stowage of the cargo in the container. Improperly securing your cargo can result in significant freight damage.

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