I received a question from one of the readers (Abhisesh) seeking help regarding issuance of House Bill of Lading and Master Bill of lading for his shipment..Click here to read more » » »
This is an update to my original article “House Bill of Lading is Dangerous” where we had some discussions surrounding the safety aspect or lack thereof, of using a House Bill of Lading for your shipments.. In the article, I asked for your opinion on the subject and asked for you to vote on your…Click here to read more » » »
House Bill of Lading is dangerous..
Or is it..?? Let’s discuss and also take a vote and see what the majority says..Click here to read more » » »
This is an article about endorsements on a bill of lading based on below question from a reader of this blog..
In an import FCL shipment in which a House Bill of Lading is, who should endorse the House Bill and who should endorse the Master Bill..Click here to read more » » »
True to the nature of its business, the business of shipping and freight is a vast ocean covering many issues and areas which sometimes seems unfathomable..
A Bill of Lading is the most important document in this business and there are always several questions surrounding a bill of lading.. This article deals with one such type of bill of lading – Short form bill of lading..Click here to read more » » »
This article discusses the relationship between Telex Release and a Master Bill of Lading and whether a telex release can be issued on a master bill of lading.. Post based on a question from a reader..Click here to read more » » »
If an Original Master Bill of Lading is lost by a Freight Forwarder, will his insurance company provide cover or assistance in securing a bank guarantee..??Click here to read more » » »
“How do I know the bill of lading issued is a House Bill of Lading or a Master Bill of Lading..??
Is it mentioned anywhere on the bill of lading that it is a House Bill or a Master Bill”
I really love such basic but curious questions because it rejuvenates the gray matter.. Thanks for the question Imtiaz..Click here to read more » » »
Question from one of the readers : We are an NVOCC and we currently primarily use the steamship line’s BL showing The shipper’s name with us as agent . If we start using HBLs, what is our liability.?Click here to read more » » »
Question asked by sutjiadi gunawan – stdgnw Ask your question here..: if we have MBL with dated 23 Jan 2013, HBL 24 Jan 2013 and we have COO/Form AK-Korea w/ 24 Jan 2013 and the Manifest BC 1.1 at Bea Cukai 23 Jan 2013…………is it the problem for customs clearance?Click here to read more » » »