What can USSA Global do for you

Contract Management
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Greater Negotiating
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Reduced Contract
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Broader
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Why USSA? Benefits

  • Greater negotiating volume
  • State of the art contract management technology
  • Greater industry knowledge
  • Broader negotiating skills
  • Low volume trade lanes support
  • Shipper Control
  • More Contract choices
  • Reduced contract commitment risk
  • Export Trading Certificate protection
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Our Carriers

About Us

Overview

For more than 25 years USSA has successfully secured advantageous ocean shipping contracts for its members throughout many business cycles. USSA provides members with an electronic contract management platform for ocean freight which shows detailed bottom line detail and bottom line freight spend.

Product

USSA affords members with market leading ocean freight rates and services by combining member shipping volume. The Association provides up to date information on trends of global economics and the impact on ocean shipping.

Operating Committee

Each member assigns one or more representatives to the USSA Operating Committee assisting staff to implement USSA strategy.

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Recent Blog Posts

Should Your Company Invest in Ocean Freight Auditing?

Beverly Altimore - Monday, September 26, 2016
USSA (http://www.ussa.global/about-us.htm), a leader in ocean freight management, understands that there are multiple components to consider in managing the transportation of your cargo. Whether you ship vast quantities of product or less-than-tr ..
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Reasons behind the new SOLAS VGM rules for ocean freight containers

Beverly Altimore - Wednesday, September 21, 2016
SOLAS introduced the new regulation about the declaration of the weight of ocean freight with great impact to the industry. Besides the additional administrative cost, there has been a shift in liability to the ocean shipping companies. As much a ..
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Understanding Ocean Shipping Carrier Alliances

Beverly Altimore - Monday, September 19, 2016
International ocean shipping is required by major businesses on a frequent and predictable basis. The exploding demand pre-2008 and a need to utilize vessels that burned fuel more efficiently when oil prices were skyrocketing, prompted ocean carr ..
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Going the extra distance

Transportation Procurement, Contract Management, and Ocean Shipment Visibility available to all USSA members

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Recent Industry News


Learn About the Insolvency of Hanjin Shipping 21-Sep-2016

It has been a tense time for many around the world. While on September 13, the chairman of Hanjin Group transferred 40 billion won ($36 million) t..

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What Are the NEW SOLAS VGM Ocean Freight Rules?16-Sep-2016

In September 2015, we posted the guidelines and regulations that were scheduled to take effect in July, 2016. Amendments that USSA strongly agree..

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U.S. Shippers Association
Phone 979-793-7375

E-mail:
info@usshippers.org