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Seal number discrepancy between manifest and container – what to do..!!

Seal number discrepancy between manifest and container happens many times than you can imagine and this happens all over the world.. How and why does this seal number discrepancy happen and what steps should a consignee take when it happens..??

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How to mitigate risks against negligent behavior by a freight forwarder

Here is an actual case study from a reader regarding their import shipment from China to South Africa seeking advise on how to mitigate risks against negligent behavior by a freight forwarder..

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Shipped on Board Date stamp – should it be signed..??

A shipped on board date is an important date on a bill of lading, especially where a Letter of Credit is involved..

Should the Shipped on Board stamp be signed and the implications whether it is signed or not..

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Shipping and Freight courses

One of the reasons that I started this blog was to assist newcomers to the industry learn and know more about the industry and also for people already in the industry to share their inputs, knowledge and engage in discussions..

Many people from around the world have sent me requests through email and through the question form in the side bar of the blog, and more often than not, I receive below question..
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When does a Bill of Lading become a Contract of Carriage..??

When does a Bill of Lading become a Contract of Carriage..??

Do you know the answer to this high octane question relating to carriage of goods by sea..??

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Can I make Shipping and Freight Resource blog more useful for you..??

I have been writing this blog since 2008 and thought its time that I asked for some feedback from YOU, the loyal readers of this blog.. Please complete a small survey which will assist me in making this blog more useful and effective for all..

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