At some stage of shipping, many buyers and sellers have gone through this question.. There has been cargo damage – who should be held responsible.. Who was supposed to check what..??
An illustrative post outlining the anatomy of a shipping container written by Robert John Wheeler.. An interesting read for people who are within the industry and heard of these terms, but have not had the opportunity to see what they look like..
One of the processes in shipping is Transhipment.. This article clarifies a readers doubt whether the Port of Loading mentioned in the bill of lading will change if the container is transhipped..??
Shipping your cargo without insurance.. Hmmmmm, not a very smart idea.. Several pitfalls await those who attempt this.. Here’s a question from a reader based on their historical experience.. All comments welcome on this situation..
Everyone involved in export and import trade would have come across Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, usually referred to simply as the Harmonized System or the “HS Code”.. This article provides some info about The Classification handbook (2nd Edition)..
This article discusses the relationship between Telex Release and a Master Bill of Lading and whether a telex release can be issued on a master bill of lading.. Post based on a question from a reader..