The Prophet of Doom and the IMDG code

From time to time, some people come into your life to make a deep impact.. While it is customary to write about the positive impact that some people make on your life, some times, we must also talk about people that create a misguided and negative impact in people’s life..

But some times, we must also talk about people that create a misguided and negative impact in people’s life..

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Shipping and Freight Resource is participating in the South African Blog Awards 2016

Dear readers I am pleased to announce that my blog Shipping and Freight Resource is in the running for the South African Blog Awards 2016..

The blog will compete in the category for Best Educational Blog.. I need your help to win this..

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carrier refuses to show commercial and sales information on the bill of lading

Help, carrier refuses to show details that I want on the bill of lading

Carrier refuses to show details relating to commercial and sales information of the cargo on the bill of lading.. Are they being pedantic or are they right..??

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future of shipping

The future of shipping – conventional or technological ??

Whether for better or worse, technology has touched and revolutionized almost all aspects of human life and business.. Shipping and freight industry has also been touched by this technological developments under both mechanical and digital category..

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Issues due to lack of understanding of transport requirements

On this blog and many others, the issues surrounding VGM (I can hear people say “yawn”) and its relationship or requirement for safety has been discussed at length.. Even though it has been repeated several times, it is no yawning matter and it seems that there is still a lack of basic understanding of the…

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seafreight

5 strategies to get the best sea freight quote and carrier

5 strategies to get the best sea freight quote and carrier

Sea Freight Quotations – I hear some freight estimators across the globe let out a collective sigh when this topic is mentioned.. Is the importance of complexities of a sea freight quotation exaggerated..??

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Incoterms - Shared Article

The importance of three capital letters – Incoterms

For the past 80 years, Incoterms® has been the cornerstone of commercial trade globally setting the basis for robust trade negotiations which involves directly or indirectly, sellers, buyers, shipping lines, truckers, forwarders, clearing agents, chambers of commerce, legal firms, courts, etc etc.. Read its history here..

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Who is notify party

Who is a notify party in a shipment and what is their role..??

A Notify Party is one of the many parties involved in a shipment reflected in a Bill of Lading, forming an import part of the documentary process..

This article discusses the role of a Notify Party in a shipment and their importance..

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