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Difference between Vessel agent and Carrier agent

Article explaining the difference between Vessel Agent and Carrier Agent.. Are they NOT the same ?? you ask.. In a few cases it could be the same, but there is also a difference between a Vessel agent and Carrier agent..

Let me explain..

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Difference between pre-carriage and on-carriage

The difference between pre-carriage and on-carriage needs to be understood very clearly by the exporter, importer, shipping line, forwarder, clearing agent, insurance and everyone else involved in order to ensure that the relevant roles, responsibilities, costs and risks are clearly defined..

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Difference between bulk and break bulk

Bulk and Break bulk are two terms that are being used incorrectly and interchangeably during the course of day to day business..

These terms cannot be used interchangeably because there are distinctive differences between Bulk and Break Bulk in terms of cargo, nature, size, capacity, handling, trade, customers, ports, terminals, equipment, infrastructure…………………………………..

How do you differentiate between the two..?? This infographic will help you understand clearly..

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Difference between…..

When I searched my site recently, I saw how many articles I had written about the “Difference between” something or the other.. Well, 29 so far to be exact..

This made me realise the importance of these two words and how it helps to clear up misconceptions and confusions..

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Difference between transhipment and cargo in transit

You might have heard the terminology Transhipment and also Cargo in Transit.. It might be confusing to newcomers to the industry..

There is a big difference between the two and this article discusses these differences and explain how these two work..

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