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..Click here to read more » » »
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 » » »
There is no difference between CY and CFS..
Read this article to find out more..Click here to read more » » »
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..Click here to read more » » »
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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Is there a difference between Laden on Board and Shipped on Board notations on a bill of lading or do they mean the same..??Click here to read more » » »
Difference between LCL and Consolidation..
Let’s look at this question from a reader, in detail and if there is any difference between LCL shipment and a consolidation shipment..Click here to read more » » »
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..Click here to read more » » »
Demurrage, Detention and Despatch are terms that are used around the world in day to day shipping.. However sometimes people get confused about what to use which term where, especially Demurrage as it relates to container and bulk trades..
This article endeavours to clear this confusion by discussing the difference between Demurrage, Detention and Despatch and the meaning of each of these terms..Click here to read more » » »
Is there a difference between a NVO and NVOCC Operator..?? This is a very good question asked by one of the readers (Jane).. If you read my previous article regarding NVOCC, I have mentioned that NVOCC is a Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier and that the NVOCC can and sometimes do own and operate their own or leased…Click here to read more » » »