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Jack McDonough Promoted to Vice President at Bestway International

Bestway International is pleased to announce the promotion of Jack McDonough, LCB, from Senior Director, Import Solutions, to Vice President as he transitions into Bestway’s US Customs Broker of Record. Jack’s journey with Bestway began in 2019, and in a relatively short time, he has made a profound impact on our organization. His tenure includes […]

The Latest on Panama and Suez Canals and Their Impact on Trans-Pacific Shipping

Panama Canal – Still pinched due to seasonally low waters. Supposedly, the conditions will allow more ships to transit starting in January, but analysts don’t expect a return to normal for months. Suez Canal – All major carriers are diverting vessels around the Cape of Good Hope due to violence toward container ships and general […]

Red Sea Shipping Disruptions: Bestway’s Analysis of Current Maritime Challenges

In the wake of escalating tensions in the Gulf of Aden, Bestway is closely monitoring the maritime industry’s response, particularly the strategic decisions affecting global shipping routes. The recent move by Cosco-owned OOCL to halt cargo acceptance to and from Israel is a significant development, underscoring the heightened concerns over maritime safety. The situation’s complexity […]

Navigating the Waves: Logistics and Shipping Trends of 2023

As the logistics and shipping industry set sail into the uncharted waters of 2023, several key trends reshaped the landscape, driving innovation, and influencing strategic decision-making. 1. Air Cargo Caution: The year was rough for air cargo as increased capacity after the release of COVID-19 travel restrictions saw more flights take off carrying cargo. With […]

Gratitude and Growth: Celebrating Our Team and Clients at Bestway International

As we steam full speed ahead into another hustling and bustling holiday season, the team at Bestway International wanted to take a moment and talk about what we all have to be thankful for this year. Through the ups and downs, we are grateful for the incredible team we have working together for the common […]

Adapting to Port Dynamics: Bestway’s Expertise Amid East-West Coast Shifts

The logistics landscape is continually changing as the latest reports reveal a shift in import volume trends favoring West Coast ports. Bestway International remains committed to providing exceptional service and support to our customers during these fluctuations. Growth at West Coast Ports A divergence in port performance has come into play as data from September […]

Spotlight on Logistics: Analyzing Recent Market Shifts and Innovations

The logistics and supply chain management world has seen many changes recently. From leveled-out rates on critical routes to innovative technological solutions, businesses must stay ahead of these developments to make informed decisions. Here’s a detailed look into some of these transformations. 1. Asia-North Europe Container Rates Finding Stability: Container spot rates on the crucial […]

Cybersecurity Concept

Cybersecurity in Logistics: Bestway’s Approach to Safeguarding Supply Chain Operations

In the logistics industry, the digital landscape has expanded, bringing with it increased efficiency but also a heightened risk of cyberattacks. Recent events like the cyberattack on Estes Express reminds us of the importance of layered cybersecurity measures. While the trucking industry, in particular, grapples with challenges like ransomware attacks, it’s crucial to recognize the […]

Building Supply Chain Resilience Amidst Freight Market Uncertainties – Bestway’s Insightful Approach for 2024

Struggles in the freight market are causing complications for shippers. Weaker demand brought on by inflation, an influx of new trucks and drivers adding excess capacity into the market, and higher fuel costs have created a situation where the outlook for 2024 is uncertain. With LTL rates at an all-time high, up 100% from five […]

Spotlight Series: Meet Ethan Becker

Spotlight Series: Meet Ethan Becker – Driving Bestway’s Innovations

In our Spotlight series, we’ve yet to meet anyone who woke up one morning with an uncontrollable yearning to forward freight. Often, people stumble into logistics careers, either inexplicably drawn to the rapid pace and tight-knit community of industry professionals or dragged into the business by a friend who sees the drive and determination required […]

The Booming Growth of US-Mexico Cross-Border Trade: An Opportunity Not to Be Missed

The United States and Mexico share a rich and intertwined history, and their trade partnership is a testament to their enduring relationship. In recent years, we’ve witnessed a consistent surge in cross-border trade, with experts predicting this growth to reach a staggering $1 trillion by 2028. Since December, the Mexican peso is among the top […]

Natural Disasters Brewing

Bestway on Preparing for Natural Disasters in the Supply Chain

In logistics, natural disasters can severely disrupt supply chain operations. From hurricanes and floods to droughts, the consequences for shipments, cargo, and schedules can be detrimental. It’s evident that proactive planning and strategic responses to these challenges are crucial.  Key Steps to Ensure Preparedness: How Bestway Logistics Stands Out During Disruptions: Natural disasters, though unpredictable, […]