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Hurricane Ian, impacting South Florida logistics operations

Hurricane Ian strengthened early Tuesday into a major Category 3 storm. Florida is bracing for strong […]

Read moreSeptember 27

Chinese Golden Week

Please note that imports from China, should be done before or after the Chinese Golden week, […]

Read moreSeptember 26

Schedule for 4th of July

In observance of Independence Day, our offices and warehouses will be closed on Monday July 4th […]

Read moreJune 29

Memorial Day Schedule

For planning purposes, please note that GCA will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance […]

Read moreMay 30

Logistics Situation in China

Shanghai is imposed stringent restrictions about the movements of their residents, as thecoronavirus outbreak continued to […]

Read moreApril 17

Good Friday Schedule

Please note that GCA will be closed on Friday April 15th, in observance of Good Friday. […]

Read moreApril 11

Ground Delays due to Weather Conditions

Some of our carriers, including XPO, SEFL, ABF and YRC are facing a number of restrictions […]

Read moreFebruary 24

FedEx Express money – back guarantee

On Jan. 17, 2022, the money-back guarantee was reinstated for select FedEx Express® services for U.S. domestic […]

Read moreJanuary 28

Winter Storm Izzy

A significant winter storm will plow through the East of the United States and might affect […]

Read moreJanuary 14

GCA Holiday Schedule

GCA will be closed on December 24th at 12:00 pm resuming operations on Dec 27th and […]

Read moreDecember 13

Golden Week 2021 in China

Please note that China’s holidays begins on October 1st and ends on oct 7th. Most shipments […]

Read moreSeptember 30

Labor Day Schedule

Dear Customer, for planning purposes, please note GCA will be closed on Monday, September 6h in […]

Read moreSeptember 2

Ports Congestions in the U.S.

Every year from August to October ports experience delays as companies begin to prepare for the […]

Read moreAugust 11

Monday, July 5th 2021

In observance of Independence Day (Sunday, July 4, 2021), our offices and warehouses will be closed […]

Read moreJune 28

Memorial Day Schedule

For planning purposes, please note that GCA will be closed on Monday, May 31st in observance […]

Read moreMay 24

Ocean freight rates from China to the USA are still increasing…

Due to the uncertain economy, lack of containers’ inventory, Europe recession and other factors, containers’ rates […]

Read moreMay 20

Importing from China

China is a popular option for the acquisition of different products. The wide variety and the […]

Read moreMay 10

TFI International buys UPS Freight for $800 million

UPS reached an agreement to sell the Virginia-based UPS Freight to Canadian trucking giant TFI International […]

Read moreMay 10

GCA Holy week Schedule

Please note that GCA will be closed on Friday April 2nd, in observance of Good Friday. […]

Read moreMarch 30

FedEx Prepares for Covid-19 Vaccine Volume Growth

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, […]

Read moreMarch 17

Winter Storm Warning in TX and the Southeast, but also in other US locations

Winter Storm Uri will bring extreme weather across much of the country into the start of […]

Read moreFebruary 11

Hamburg Süd Operational Status

U.S. East Coast New York – 24 to 72-hour vessel berthing delays due to high import […]

Read moreFebruary 2

Qingdao to Miami, 40HC

Dear customers: if you have any inquiry from China to Miami, please don’t hesitate on contacting […]

Read moreJanuary 20

Tropical Storm Eta

The latest advisory news shows that the Tropical Storm Eta will be impacting Miami and South […]

Read moreNovember 8

Winter Storms

With Winter storms causing disruptions in the logistics operations, carriers will be putting in place their […]

Read moreNovember 4

How Incoterms apply when shipping via Courier

Referred as International Commercial Terms, these are accepted rules that apply to global trade. With these […]

Read moreNovember 4

Brazil Airfreight Peak Season

We would like to inform you the current situation on flights from USA into GRU and […]

Read moreOctober 6

Did you know that for courier shipments shipped to Colombia, there are no duties and taxes for commercial values below of $200.00?

The Colombian Government just issued a new law in which imports with a commercial value of […]

Read moreSeptember 18

Wildfires in California, Oregon, and Washington

Due to the recent wildfires happening in areas of California, Oregon and Washington, some delays can […]

Read moreSeptember 17

Labor Day 2020

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to […]

Read moreSeptember 1

VGM Sealand Surchage due to Weight Discrepancies

Please note that as of July 1, 2020 shipping line MAERSK SEALAND will charge a weight […]

Read moreAugust 1

Extreme Capacity Shortage

With the newest wave of COVID-19 cases, Inland Transportation’s ability to serve our Customers around US […]

Read moreJuly 23

GCA keeping the supply chain of the health care industry flowing/optimum/efficient

Withing our organization, we aim to provide the best experience when it comes to keeping a […]

Read moreJuly 23

Ground services contingency Update (LTL and FTL)

GCA is closely monitoring this situation across the U.S. Local restrictions and curfews in certain areas […]

Read moreJune 11

A message from our Team

As lockdown restriction lifts everywhere and businesses’ are starting to open their doors, we want to […]

Read moreJune 10

The E-Commerce Evolution

“Artificial intelligence and automation are both becoming more and more important when it comes to e-commerce,” said […]

Our commitment in these moments…

GCA is committed to you! By being part of the supply chain our commitment with our […]

Read moreApril 4

Courier Updates

DHL, FedEx and UPS Updates After communicating last week that DHL set a surcharge for every […]

Read moreApril 4

GCA Actions – Covid-19

Dear Valued Customer, As we continue to monitor recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) extremely […]

Read moreMarch 18

Global shipping services are being affected by the coronavirus

“Shipping companies that carry goods from China to the rest of the world say they are […]

Read moreFebruary 10

Intermodal Brazil, the strongest event to do business with. Visit us at our booth.

Visit GCA’s desk at the WCA booth J044, we would love to see you there, at […]

Read moreJanuary 29

US-China trading deals

After more than a year and a half, President Trump signed a partial agreement with China. […]

Read moreJanuary 16

Introducing FedEx Express, MIAMI – BOGOTA

FedEx Express has announced a new route between Miami, FL and Bogotá, Colombia at very competitive […]

Read moreJanuary 16

GCA Miami, New Address

Dear Valued Customer, We would like to inform that the city of Miami has assigned a […]

Read moreOctober 31

Air cargo industry, challenges and opportunities

According to the IATA head of cargo Glyn Hughes, the air cargo industry is facing several […]

Read moreOctober 22

FedEx expands its operation in Colombia

FedEx announced the acquisition of two companies in Colombia. With this new expansion, FedEx will fly […]

Read moreSeptember 13

China’s currency devaluation – A strategy from China against US Tariff

China’s currency falls to the lowest exchange rate in years. This strategy might be used to […]

Read moreAugust 5

GCA closing on Independence Day – 4th of July

For planning purposes, please note that GCA will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, in observance […]

Read moreJuly 3

FedEx declines U.S. air-delivery contract

FedEx, the big multinational corporation, has decided not to renew the the domestic contract with Amazon. […]

Read moreJune 11

Inland Transportation – Roadcheck

What is International Roadcheck? International Roadcheck is an annual three-day event in which CVSA (Commercial Vehicle […]

Read moreJune 5

Memorial Day Schedule

For planning purposes, please note that GCA will be closed on Monday, May 27th, in observance […]

Read moreMay 21

Understanding E-commerce Business

Key questions to sell your products abroad: Do you state on your home page that you […]

Read moreMay 14

United States increased the level of tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent of Chinese imports.

The following information is relevant for China imports into the USA. Office of the United States […]

Read moreMay 14

LCL and FCL Shipments to Colombia – Cartagena

Please consider that in observance of good Friday, the instructions for LCL and FCL shipments from […]

Read moreApril 11

Boeing 737 MAX Update

Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) temporarily grounded all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, including the 24 […]

Read moreMarch 13

Daylight Saving Time – Ahorro de energía en el día

Daylight Saving Time Most of the United States begins Daylight Saving Time at 2:00 a.m. on […]

Read moreMarch 13

Chinese Holidays 2019

Here you can find the main Chinese holidays for this year: • Spring Festival Feb 4-10 […]

Read moreJanuary 18

China Airlines Terminal Charge Increases

There is a new announcement that China Airlines would raise the charge for their inbound shipment […]

Read moreJanuary 10

UPS and FedEx – Money Back Guarantee

Please note that during this month, especially from Dec 17th through Dec 24th, FedEx Express and […]

Read moreDecember 21

Holiday Schedule

GCA will be closed on December 24th at 12:00 pm resuming operations on Dec 26th and […]

Read moreDecember 21

Thanksgiving Schedule

Please note that GCA will be closed November 22nd, in observance of Thanksgiving. Incoming or outgoing […]

Read moreNovember 19

Fuel Surcharge Increase

Jet fuel prices reached an average of $2.249/gallon. Therefore the fuel surcharge for cargo airlines and […]

Read moreNovember 19

Hurricane Michael impacting Logistics Services

Hurricane Michael has caused hazardous conditions in parts of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and South Carolina. […]

Read moreOctober 15

GCA Monitoring Hurricane Florence

GCA wants to notify you of the potential impact of Hurricane Florence, which is projected to […]

Read moreSeptember 11

New Tariffs from China

The following information is relevant for China imports into the USA. CNN News: Office of […]

Read moreAugust 17

UPS Small Packages New Regulations

Please have in mind new UPS regulations for audit dimensions. In order to avoid these extra […]

Read moreAugust 17

March Newsletter

Possible weather related delays Our first priority at GCA is to ensure that your shipments arrive […]

Read moreMarch 15

LCL and FCL Shipments to Colombia – Cartagena

Please consider that in observance of good Friday, the instructions for LCL and FCL shipments from […]

Read moreMarch 15

IT Services Restored

Please note that our IT Services has been restored. Emails with the domain has been […]

Read moreMarch 11

LTL Critical Shipments

Please note that during this month, accelerated and time critical shipments may not be delivered following […]

Read moreDecember 11

GCA, thinking beyond logistics…

Concerned on international shipping costs? At GCA, we can analyze your business, shipping volume and alternatives […]

Read moreNovember 20

Hurricane Irma – Potential delays impacting FL shipments

Please note that GCA has resumed operations after Hurricane Irma. Most of the carriers are still […]

Read moreSeptember 5

Seaboard Marine announcing new routes

Seaboard Marine has announced a new service commencing August 11, 2017, between PortMiami, Guayaquil, Ecuador, Callao, […]

Read moreJuly 31

GCA gets C-TPAT Certification

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has recently approved GLOBAL CARGO ALLIANCE as a certified partner […]

Read moreJuly 3

Shipments with Qatar Airways to UAE, BHR, KSA and Egypt

Flights and shipments with Qatar Airways to UAE, BHR, KSA and Egypt are currently suspended until […]

Read moreJune 23

Venezuela Political Situation Impacting Courier Companies

Due to Venezuela’s economical and political situation, courier shipments to this destination are currently on hold […]

Read moreJune 22

Need a special equipment to ship your cargo?

Depending on your needs, we offer you a great variety of equipment to move your merchandise […]

Read moreNovember 1

Introducing Door to Door Courier Spot Quotes

GCA introduces Courier Spot Quotes, for international door to door services. If you have shipments for over […]

Read moreNovember 1

Hurricane Matthew impacting logistics at South Florida

Hurricane Matthew is currently heading towards USA, probably affecting states as Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and […]

Read moreOctober 5

GCA around the Globe!

GCA is proud to announce that has become a member of the Global Affinity Alliance (GAA), […]

Read moreFebruary 5

LCL services to Colombia

Global Cargo Alliance offers  weekly southbound LCL service between Miami/Port Everglades, Florida and Cartagena, Colombia, with […]

Read moreJanuary 13

3 Day Ground Expedited service from Los Angeles to Miami

At GCA we want to make sure you get your goods when you need them with […]

Read moreNovember 24

Miami Air Trade in 2014

Handled nearly 2.2 Million Tons of Total Freight. International freight was 88% of total. MIA O&D […]

Read moreJune 17

GCA New Location, Miami FL

Our new office will be ready to serve YOU from now on.  Our hours will be […]

Read moreMay 14

Exporting to Brazil?

The export process to Brazil seems to be a difficult task due to trade barriers and […]

GCA, now with offices throughout Canada, with services to the US and Latin America

There are several ways to ship from Canada to Latin America. As your shipping solution we […]

Read moreApril 15

GCA attending the Intermodal at Sao Paulo, Brazil

This year, Global Cargo Alliance will be attending the 20th edition of Intermodal South America Sao Paulo, […]

Read moreMarch 13

New Online LTL Platform

GCA is now proud to offer you our NEW online platform. It is simple and easy […]

Read moreMarch 13

President’s Day 2014

In observance of Presidents day GCA’s warehouse will be closed on Monday February 17th. Our operations […]

Read moreFebruary 14

Winter Weather Update – February 2014

Severe winter weather is causing unavoidable delays in most of the Southern and Eastern United States. […]

Read moreFebruary 14

International Business Leadership Award 2013

November, 2013 – We at GCA – Global Cargo Alliance are proud to announce our nomination […]

Read moreDecember 26

Courier news 2013 – 2014

As part of GCA’s mission to give a premium service, we work with the best carriers […]

Read moreDecember 26

DBC Signature Breakfast – UPS Presentation

On Tuesday, May 14th 2013, Mr. Augie Picado, Vice President of Marketing of UPS Americas, was […]

Read moreJune 6

Air Cargo & Seacargo Americas

The World Trade Center Miami announces that Air Cargo & SeaCargo Americas, the largest show and […]

Read moreJune 3

Memorial Day Schedule

Memorial Day Schedule For planning purposes, please note that GCA will be closed on Monday, May […]

Read moreMay 21

Easter Holiday Schedule

In observance of Easter Holiday from this week, GCA will be closed on Thursday, March 28th […]

Read moreMarch 15

GCA – President’s Day Schedule

For planning purposes, please note that GCA’s Warehouse will be closed on Monday, February 18th, in […]

Read moreFebruary 13

Upcoming Event – DBC 2012 International Achievment Awards

GCA Global Cargo Alliance, proud member of the DBC (Doral Business Council), cordially invite exporters, importers […]

Read moreNovember 11

GCA Servers Migration

Dear valued customer, It is common practice here at GCA to constantly update our software and […]

Read moreNovember 11

Holiday Service Notice

Please take note that GCA’s warehouse will be closed for business on Wednesday, July 4th 2012, […]

Read moreJuly 3

Upcoming event, Doral as a Global Competitor – Effects of Trade and Policy in the City’s Economic Development

Global Cargo Alliance, as an active member of the International Committee at the Doral Business Council […]

Read moreJune 6

South Florida’s 2012 Minority Businesses Award

We at GCA – Global Cargo Alliance are proud to announce our nomination by the Greater […]

Read moreMarch 6

Shipping Rate Changes on Small Packages

FedEx Express package increased an average of 5.9% for U.S., U.S. export and U.S. import services. […]

Read moreJanuary 9

Happy new year!

On behalf of everyone at Global Cargo Alliance, we wish all our visitors, customers, colleagues and […]

Read moreDecember 26