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12 check points to choose the right warehouse for your products

There’s a lot of different factors to take into consideration when you are looking at a contract logistics supplier to store and ship products to your consignee..

You want them to effectively and efficiently store and ship your merchandise the best way, of course, but there is more to choosing the right supplier than meets the eye during a walk-through of their facility..

Here is a checklist of 12 areas to check and validate that they are a best-in-breed supplier for performing transactions of warehousing and transportation management for you..

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A question of FOB and container detention

Buyer booked his cargo with a container shipping company and took containers from them with 10 days of free time. The seller stuffed the cargo inside containers in 12 days, now there is a detention for 2 days for containers.

Term of contract is FOB, but seller did not mention in the contract that he will stuff the cargo inside container in less than 10 days.

Who should pay the detention of containers ?

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Today is World Maritime Day #worldmaritimeday

Today – 25th September 2014 is World Maritime Day themed “IMO conventions: effective implementation“.. Being an educational blog about Shipping and Freight, this blog supports the IMO in promoting World Maritime Day and the IMO Conventions through this medium wherever and however possible.. I solicit everyone associated with the shipping, freight and maritime industry, especially the readers of this…

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Innovations on Safety at Sea for World Maritime Day

A single container ship travels the equivalent of three-quarters of the way to the moon and back – in one year..!!

On the occasion of World Maritime Day – 25th September 2014, the infographic contained in this article explores the modern shipping industry, the revolution in safety measures and how you can apply maritime safety principles at home..

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