An article discussing the various types of documentation involved in a sea freight shipment prepared by the various parties involved..Click here to read more » » »
Why does a shipping line or agent check or have to check a Bill of Lading vs customs documents.. What are they checking for and what should they be checking for..??Click here to read more » » »
Carrier refuses to show details relating to commercial and sales information of the cargo on the bill of lading.. Are they being pedantic or are they right..??Click here to read more » » »
A Notify Party is one of the many parties involved in a shipment reflected in a Bill of Lading, forming an import part of the documentary process..
This article discusses the role of a Notify Party in a shipment and their importance..Click here to read more » » »
Shipper on bill of lading can be from a country different from port of loading – Yes or No..?? What is your opinion and what is the regulation in your country..?? Participate in this short poll and let us find out..Click here to read more » » »
What to do when there is a short shipment..??
This may leave some people puzzled at times.. Especially some questions like below asked by a reader..Click here to read more » » »
Article explaining What is a Telex Release and when and where is it used..Click here to read more » » »
A burning question that is circulating currently in the container industry is whether the Tare Weight of a container should be included in the weight shown in the Bill of Lading or not and whether the SOLAS VGM should match the Bill of Lading weight..Click here to read more » » »
Shippers load, stow and count or Shippers load and count or SLAC is a term that you would have seen in the description of the bill of lading for all shipments.. What does it mean to the line and to the shipper..??Click here to read more » » »
Is a delivery order issued by the shipping line considered to be a legal document..??Click here to read more » » »