ICD, On Dock CY and Off Dock CY are some terms you might have heard during the course of your day to day work.. Here is an explanation of the difference between them..Click here to read more » » »
The business of trading, exporting, importing, moving cargo across borders, closing all-important deals and dealing with customers around the world is becoming the norm as globalisation is making the world smaller and smaller..
This also means that understanding local markets, realising the potential of growing markets and quickly operating in these hidden gems is of vital importance to open up doors and opportunities which give your business the edge over your competitors..
For this you need the right information about the country, its products and any peculiarities of that market..Click here to read more » » »
Maritime Piracy has been a major thorn in global trade affecting ships, ship owners, ships crew, governments and maybe even the normal consumers, because ultimately the cost of piracy would have to be covered by someone..
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Abandoned cargo could be quite stressful for shipping lines, shippers, port authorities and forwarders alike and many shipping lines, forwarders and shipping agents consider it a big headache to deal with unclaimed and abandoned cargo..
A cargo maybe considered as abandoned when the consignee does not take delivery of the cargo covered in the bill of lading even after repeated reminders and notifications..Click here to read more » » »
Who is a Maritime Lawyer..??
What does he or she do..??
What is their involvement in the day to day shipping business..??
Read all about it in this post which is part of the “A day in the life of…” seriesClick here to read more » » »
Innovation in containers and ships continues to keep the shipping and freight industry relevant, current and make it more secure and useful for everyone in it..
I am sharing below an article about a unique smart technology which transforms containers into smart connected objects..Click here to read more » » »
The shipping and freight industry has been booming for the past several years, driven by globalization of the market place. With a large quantity of goods being bought and sold on a worldwide basis, companies and individuals are constantly looking to increase efficiency when moving products.
Among the almost infinite number of items to be shipped from one place to another, including overseas, is cars. Until the internet widened our target audience, used or restored cars were typically bought and sold locally and only the very wealthy could ship them great distances.Click here to read more » » »