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My Seven Years at TWI

Jan-19-2012 | by: admin

I am leaving TWI after 7 wonderful years and would just like to tell you a little bit about this small company with a big spirit. My experience with TWI has not been just “a job” but truly a life altering and life improving experience — professionally, personally and even romantically! I met my husband at TWI -- he was in the...


An Easier Way to Ship to Mexico

Sep-21-2011 | by: admin

Are you planning to ship freight to Mexico? Do you want to simplify the process, maybe make it a little easier? Well on May 16 of this year Mexico became the 2nd Latin American country to accept ATA Carnets, the “merchandise passports” honored in some 80 countries and customs territories, according to the United States Council for...


Pitfalls to Avoid When Transporting Your Exhibits Overseas

Aug-24-2011 | by: admin

Getting shipments to a foreign country is challenging enough, and the last thing event managers need to worry about is solving problems that could have been avoided with a little foresight. Dotting the i's and crossing the t's before a shipment is loaded onto the plane can go a long way toward making the shipping process a painless one...


International Shipping 101 - Commonly Used Shipping Terms (E-P)

Aug-03-2011 | by: admin

As we mentioned in our last International Shipping 101 post here: [url=http://www.twiglobal.com/blog/index.php?entry=entry110617-131321](Shipping Terms A-F)[/url], we know all the lingo thrown around when shipping international freight can sometimes be confusing. Following are explanations of some of those tricky terms, beginning with letters E...


Air Freight: an Overview

Jul-22-2011 | by: admin

Air freight is the predominant method for transportation of exhibit material overseas. It is very quick, and can service most parts of the world. With the dominance of parcel services like Fed-Ex and UPS, air freight has become a very normal part of everyday transport. If choosing to use air freight for exhibits, you just need to be aware...


Meet our Accounting Team!

Jul-15-2011 | by: admin

BILLING From left to right above: Destinee Marshall, Carolina Aviles, Matasha Aiken, Cathy Thibodeau Our billing team receives the costs of sales invoices and generates invoicing our clients. They are all extremely conscious of their responsibility for completing on-time billing to our clients. COLLECTIONS From left to...


CommunicAsia and Broadcast Asia 2011

Jul-07-2011 | by: admin

This year’s CommunicAsia and BroadcastAsia shows saw an exciting change—they were held in new and different venues respectively. For the first time, the shows were not held at the Singapore Expo but were split in two separate locations throughout the city. BroadcastAsia was held at Suntec Convention Center which is in close proximity to...


Ocean vs. Air Freight -- Which Should You Choose For Your Tradeshow Shipments?

Jun-30-2011 | by: admin

For overseas exhibits and trade shows, ocean freight and air freight are the two methods of freight transportation. While air freight is the most common, ocean freight is a key and growing component for international exhibitions. Some important key notes about Ocean Freight vs. Air: Ocean Freight Ocean Freight is less expensive...


International Shipping 101 - Commonly Used Shipping Terms (A-D)

Jun-17-2011 | by: admin

We know us shipping types like to throw around a lot of lingo that can sometimes get confusing, so to make your life a little easier, we thought we'd explain some of the most commonly used shipping terms. Following are some of those terms, beginning with letters A through D: Agent – One who negotiates contracts or acts in the legal...


Introducing Our Project Management Team!

Jun-08-2011 | by: admin

The Project Management department is the new focused foundation of TWI and its forward-thinking vision to grow and better serve the worldwide tradeshow logistics market from within the company. The Project Management department is responsible for developing and managing trade shows and conferences data and schedules, assessing and...


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