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Barcelona, 14 June 2017 The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company Icontainers Solutions, S.L. (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) has decided to call the meeting of Shareholders of the Company, according to the Company’s Bylaws, to be held in Barcelona (Spain), at Diputación street number 180, 5th floor, the coming day 30 June 2017, at 2:00 p.m., with the following: Agenda 1. Appointment of the Chairman and the Secretary of the meeting.
Monday Dec 21st is expected to bethe busiest shipping day in the United States . More than 30 million packages, cards, and letters, are expected to be delivered on that day by USPS; that’s a big number. Santa is going to be especially busy this year. How do people buy their presents? Most of them, online, of course. More than half of holiday shoppers will turn to their mobile phones to get their holiday shopping done during free moments throughout the day.
It’s been a great year for iContainers. Since the company first launched in Barcelona in 2008, a lot has happened. Ocean freight is no longer as it was: six years of negotiations led to the already-controversial TPP agreement this year, after eleven rounds of negotiations the outcome of the TTIP is still unclear, the shipping industry remains threatened by global terrorism, the Northwest Passage will soon make shipping routes much shorter.
The most requested toy during this holidays, the LEGO® Star Wars™ Millennium Falcon™ , will have to make a long journey from Lapland, Finland, the headquarters of Santa Claus, to the millions of households expecting this popular Lego toy. To reach all the world’s children just in time, the toys that Santa has to deliver on December 24 should be manufactured and ready for sale generally between July and August each year . That’s the only way Santa can make an efficient delivery of Christmas toys on Christmas Eve.
Let us take a moment to let this sink in: Yes, iContainers have moved 16,000 containers globally through our comprehensive digital platform since the company launched in 2008. It’s a great number. Over the course of the past seven years, what started as a crazy dream in Barcelona has translated into reality. We have consolidated a portfolio of over 2,000 companies which use our ocean and air freight services regularly. 16,000 transported containers?
They were called “The Merchant Adventurers” , a group of English traders who decided to finance the Mayflower voyage. They hoped to take advantage of the fur trade, fishing and any other trade they could come up with. They saw the opportunity and although they did not get the reward they sought, they made history: the arrival of the first settlers to America. This is the story of the Mayflower cargo ship: a perfect example of logistics.
10 million Euros: That’s what iContainers expects to bill in 2015. More than 11 million Dollars. 90% more than the previous year. It’s amazing see how we are growing in such little time. There’s only one explanation: we are making history in the Global Freight Industry . With our search engine, it takes only 15 seconds to get a free quote for your ocean freight, containers shipment and exports. If Amazon changed the way you shop and Expedia the way you book your travel, now it’s our turn.
In 2014, Florida was the seventh leading state in the U.S. in exports after Texas, California, Washington, New York, Illinois, and Louisiana. Florida exports have become an important source of jobs here in the Sunshine State. It is seventh in the nation for job creation due to export related positions according to the “September 2015 Data for the State of Florida” , a report just published by the Spanish Trade Commission, ICEX, in Miami.
If you are exporting to LatAm, we have good news for you! We have the hottest freight quotes for South America: up to 15% cheaper! Save more on your cargo shipping to the Latin American market. We offer you cheaper costs on average for your FCL exports from the East Coast to LatAm. Do you want to check our new low rates shipping containers to Dominican Republic, Argentina, Panama, Chile, Colombia, or ocean freight quotes to Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Brazil and Guatemala ?
This is the real Cold War. President Obama recently visited Alaska and his message is clear. He wants to accelerate by two years plans to acquire a new icebreaker and will ask Congress for money to build additional ones for the Coast Guard. Eyes are looking in the same direction: will the Northwest Passage be the future of the shipping routes? The answer is probably yes. As you already know, the Northwest Passage links the Pacific with the Atlantic Ocean.