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A call for help to the Shipping and Freight industry from the Homeless in South Africa

Shipping and Freight Resource blog in association with FTW, CFR Freight and Shipwreckers is organising a blanket and donation drive to help the homeless in South Africa..

Request all to please read this, open your hearts and wallets and help..

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What is a short form/blank back bill of lading..??

True to the nature of its business, the business of shipping and freight is a vast ocean covering many issues and areas which sometimes seems unfathomable..

A Bill of Lading is the most important document in this business and there are always several questions surrounding a bill of lading.. This article deals with one such type of bill of lading – Short form bill of lading..

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Happy Fathers Day 2014

There are many fathers who are involved in shipping and freight, who dedicate their time to this industry and at times at the expense of time with their families and kids due to the work circumstances which can be extremely taxing at times..

To all those Fathers, you are the pillars of this industry and this blog salutes you and your efforts to keep this industry afloat (pun intended)..

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Which weight should be declared in a container bill of lading..??

Which weight should be declared in a container bill of lading..??

An article that discusses the various weights involved in a container shipment and which weight should be shown in a container bill of lading..

Add your thoughts to this discussion..

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A Chinese company has defrauded me.. Who can help me..??

A Chinese company has defrauded me.. Who can help me..??

Seems to be a very popular question/issue within the international trading arena.. Is there a solution or recourse to the buyer..??

It would be interesting to see how many other readers have had such experiences and if anyone has been successful in getting back any of the monies from the people that defrauded you..??

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Help, I am being held to ransom by destination agent of NVOCC operator..

A question from an importer who alleges being held to ransom by the destination agent of an NVOCC Operator to pay exorbitant charges towards issuance of Delivery Order..

What are the legal implications and recourse for the importer.. Help out our reader..

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