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Helpful Articles - Freight

HazMat Considerations for Over-the-Road Hawaii Freight

If you’re importing hazardous materials to Hawaii, you likely know that this type of cargo requires special handling while traveling via air freight and ocean freight. However, did you realize that those requirements continue once the cargo arrives in Hawaii? As your hazardous goods are traveling around the island via truck, they also need careful consideration to ensure both safe transport and compliance with regulations. If you’re importing hazardous materials to Oahu, Maui, Kauai, or the Big Island, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know to get your cargo safely to its final destination. First and foremost, let’s talk about the regulations around […]

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Warehouse Logistics Services Deliver Big Benefits for Hawaii Importers

Let’s set the scene—a fairly common one in certain parts of Honolulu: You’re an importer without access to a loading dock. Your footprint is small. There’s nowhere to drop a container. In fact, your space may even be too tight to hold a container’s worth of goods for sorting, segregating, and repackaging for delivery to your retail partners. Even if you could find the space and the right equipment to sort, segregate, palletize, and shrink-wrap your goods, doing it all yourself might not be the best option. Instead, you might consider partnering with a dedicated expert for these types of warehouse logistics services. By outsourcing, […]

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4 Facts About Trucking in Hawaii That May Surprise You

Many people who start a business in Hawaii discover that things operate differently in the islands than they do in the continental 48. It’s tough to generalize since every island—and every business—offers its own unique experience. However, one thing you’ll notice is that very few business people wear full suits in Hawaii. An aloha shirt with a nice pair of pants is much more common business attire for men. You’ll also notice differences in the way goods move via truck in Hawaii. If you have some experience with trucking in the continental U.S., we’ll show you how (and why!) trucking is a little different in […]

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Trucking Services in Hawaii

How do you choose the best trucking service in Hawaii? Cost is a factor, but price doesn’t necessarily reflect value. A reliable trucking service that’s also flexible can help you avoid upcharges, long delays, and damaged goods. So how do you ensure that your provider will deliver a low-stress, safe and affordable experience? Royal Hawaiian Movers recommends asking a few key questions before engaging a hauling and trucking service in Hawaii. Whether you’re planning a residential or commercial move, interisland or across the Pacific, doing your homework is a smart move. Experience How long has the company provided container packing, trucking and hauling services to and […]

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Finding The Best Full-Service FF&E Company

Furniture, fixtures, and equipment or FF&E refers to all items in a building, such as furniture, artwork, window treatments and lighting, which are not part of the structure or utilities. They are also sometimes referred to as furniture, fixtures, and accessories (FF&A). They are the parts of the building that greatly affect the experience clients, customers, employees, and guests have at facilities. A number of professionals from hotel managers to interior designers have developed skill in selecting and procuring FF&E. The right full-service transportation and logistics partner can add value and reduce costs throughout the process. Whether the project is an office and industrial (O&I) […]

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