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Singapore Air show 2014

May-23-2014 | by: admin

Singapore Air Show is one of the preeminent international tradeshows and TWI is proud to have handled international freight to this global show. Our tradeshow shipping this year was a great success. TWI displayed again why we are the leaders in the international exhibition freight industry. With over 90 % of all US Exhibitors’ shipments, our...


US Drayage for the International Exhibitor

May-29-2013 | by: admin

Many of our international clients do not understand what drayage is for exhibitions in the US and Canada. Drayage is nothing more than the unloading of a truck and taking the freight from the truck to the booth/stand inside the convention hall. The same charge also pays for reloading the freight onto a truck at the close of the show and...


Middle East Exhibit Shipping - Vehicles

Apr-12-2013 | by: admin

Besides shipping your graphics, literature and giveaways to an international show, TWI has a great deal of experience in the exhibition freight logistics and practice of shipping military vehicles and large equipment. If you are looking for best practices for shipping military vehicles to the Middle East, we can assist you. For your vehicle...


Batteries Not Included….

Mar-15-2013 | by: admin

So your attending an international trade show and planning your shipping. Your equipment and display contains lithium ion batteries. Normally, most clients would consider shipping items with batteries to international exhibitions harmless. This seems reasonable when you think about the battery operated materials we currently hand carry onto...


Exhibit Shipping to Brazil

Mar-05-2013 | by: admin

Exhibiting in Brazil can be challenging and more costly than other countries, so my best advice is to plan in advance! If you are planning to exhibit in Brazil, one of the key considerations should be your international trade show shipping plans! Many exhibitors consider sending their brochures, giveaways or graphics by courier. However...


TWI Gives Back

Feb-04-2013 | by: admin

Team members from TWI, friends and family worked very hard in 2012 to raise money for our nominated charity Three Square Meals. We learned that this charity acts as a central buying hub for many charities and non profits. To raise money, we sold "casual dress" days as well as auctioned off slightly used computers. With the company...


TWI attends Winter Training Seminar on Exhibition Freight Logistics

Jan-23-2013 | by: admin

[img=//http://www.twiglobal.com/cms/administrators/main.php?action=VIEW&id=30&list=blog_image&from_list=true]Attending the 2013 IELA Winter Seminar is an amazing event that all IELA members should experience. Even for myself, after almost 16 years in the Exhibition Logistics industry, I learned many new and interesting things. I was...


TWI celebrates our 40th Anniversary

Jan-19-2013 | by: admin

In 2012 TWI celebrated its 40th Anniversary by ending the year with a 40th Anniversary Party held in Las Vegas. What better way to celebrate then with our employees, vendors and friends.   Stephen J Barry Jr. started TWI in 1972 and for the past 40 years his success was based on the foundation that employees considered TWI their "other...


Internet Connectivity at International Shows!

Jan-16-2013 | by: admin

Getting connected at international shows can be quite challenging. To service our clients in the international trade show shipping arena, many of us at TWI travel extensively, and we have some experiences to share. - Smartphones – most carrier plans have international data limits and even if your phone is a company phone, using your data on...


International Shipping 101 - Commonly Used Shipping Terms (R-Z)

Feb-16-2012 | by: admin

The last of our "Commonly Used Shipping Terms" articles, following are explanations of some of the trickier terms beginning with letters R-Z. Rate of Exchange – The rate of currency exchange established daily as the buying rate of foreign currency by the Federal Reserve Bank. The daily rate is used only when it varies by more...


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