Thunderbolt Global Logistics is very concerned about the health and welfare of everyone around the world and their families. This is especially true for our staff, clients, agents and vendors. It’s paramount we do everything we can to stop the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Starting on Monday March 23, 2020 the majority of our staff will […]
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Thunderbolt Global Logistics is very concerned about the health and welfare of our excellent staff and their families. At this time we are working from our office. This could change quickly depending on the situation in Baltimore City and the State of Maryland. All of our staff have the ability to telecommute from home. We […]
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published a list earlier this month of approximately $16 billion worth of imports from China that will be subject to a 25 percent additional tariff as part of the U.S. response to China’s unfair trade practices related to the forced transfer of American technology and intellectual […]
Dear Valued Customer, Section 301 Tariffs from China go into effect today, Friday July 6,2018. Following a Memorandum from President Trump, on August 18, 2017, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) initiated an investigation under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 into the government of China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, […]
The video is of a shipment that Thunderbolt Global Logistics arranged from the Port of Portsmouth, VA to Union SC. It’s a lower bed of an industrial press. The gross weight was 113,000 kgs/249,120# and dimensions 8.20 x 3.95 x 3.96 meters/26’11” x 13’ x 13’ (LxWxH). We did this for the Project Cargo Division of Sparber Group in […]
Thunderbolt Global Logistics was named ALFA Logistics Family Alliance Member of the Year for 2017 at their annual meeting held In Penang Malaysia in October 2017. Jim Shapiro attended the meeting and was presented the award by Luc Huysmans Founding Father of the ALFA Logistics Family Alliance.
Two steel mill rolls weighing 15,783 kgs each arrived at The Port of Baltimore on a 40’ flat rack. The Thunderbolt team arranged to have it picked up, all wrapping removed and loaded on 2 flat bed trucks fully tarped and delivered them to Mansfield, OH. Thunderbolt Global routinely handles the transportation of steel mill rolls throughout the United […]
The Crab Feast is organized and run almost exclusively by volunteers – by Propeller Club members like Thunderbolt Global. The Crab Feast is a fun event, great for networking in the Greater Baltimore community. A good time was had by the Thunderbolt Global team.
Jim Shapiro & Chris Osborne attended the CLC Project Network conference in Panama City, Panama in October. As part of the conference they visited the new Panama Canal locks in Colon that opened on June 26th that allow post Panamax size vessels to transit the canal. The photo shows the MSC Silvia transiting the […]
Thunderbolt exported this Indy race car to the 2016 Paris Auto show under an ATA carnet. This was sent from Indianapolis to Le Havre, France. As with all Thunderbolt shipments of a sensitive nature, great care was taken by our team to ensure arrival in perfect condition. Images of the vehicle can be seen below. […]
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