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What is Transloading?

If a shipment is traveling a long way from the port to the final destination by truck, the shipment will likely go to a warehouse, and transload the cargo into a truck to avoid expensive per diem charges.


How Hurricanes Affect Your Freight

With today's sophisticated technologies to better anticipate storms and hurricanes, we are better prepared than ever to handle this type of natural disaster. With some predictability, organizations can plan ahead to send extra essentials and supplies


Why do I need Cargo Insurance?

Doesn't the carrier have to pay for the value of the goods if something happens? One would think this is normal, but oftentimes it is difficult to pinpoint where something went wrong.

Freight claims are often denied by carrier. If something happens


Keto Challenge: Q&A

A few weeks ago, part of our team started the Ketogenic Diet to reach some personal goals and did so as a team in order to support each other. Although this diet may not be for everybody, we support the choices being made with the goal of living a


The Purpose of the Bill of Lading

What is a Bill of Lading, and why is it so important for your shipment? 


Golden Week: How it Impacts Your Shipments

What is Golden week?

Golden Week is held annually on October 1 to celebrate the founding of the People's Republic of China, and lasts 7 days. The week-long holiday was implemented in 2000 to make it possible for people to make long-distance family


Ketogenic Diet Challenge: What is Keto?

Health and fitness has always been a part of the BOA culture, partly because our founders, Matt and Walter, started out together through Capoeira, Brazilian martial arts.

We've held some challenges in the past, and we've got a new one starting this


Importing Food into the U.S. and FDA Clearance

Planning to import food to the United States of America? Here are some basic steps to get started!


What are Anti-Dumping (AD) and Countervailing Duties (CVD)?

The topic of the Anti-Dumping (AD) and Countervailing Duties (CVD) is a touchy one for both importers and manufacturers. This is not going to be a political debate on whether these are fair, or a discussion on if the way these duties are calculated


4 Years in a Row! BOA Makes 2018 INC5000 List Fastest Growing Companies in America

Team BOA... We've done it again. We have made it on the list for INC. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America.

How did we do it? It definitely was not easy. With all the changes in regulations for trucking companies, it became extremely


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