An article discussing the various types of documentation involved in a sea freight shipment prepared by the various parties involved..
Questions about Original Bill of lading from a reader..
In one of my previous articles I had discussed the difference between Pre-Carriage & On-Carriage.. Today i received a question asking what is the difference between “Main Carriage” and “On Carriage”..
This is from someone new to the shipping industry.. Since this site is dedicated to assisting newcomers to the industry to learn about shipping and ask questions such as these, I am reproducing an updated version of the previous article..
In a shipment on EXW terms – Who should pay for securing the cargo in the container..?? This is a question posed by a reader as below.. Here is my question : – cargo (wine in cartons, on pallets) will be exported from France to the USA – the term of sale is EXW –…
Why is there a difference in transit time between FCL and LCL cargo to the same destination..??
Doesn’t make sense right, but there is a reason why this difference exists.. Read the full article to know why..
Hello all, below is a question from one of the readers.. Since I am not an expert on banking practices, I am throwing this question out to all of you to answer Geoff’s question below.. Hope there is some banker that deals in International Trade that can throw some light on this.. I am sure…
Everyone in the industry knows or have heard about or should know about Incoterms® which since being published first in 1936, has become the accepted and commonly used terms of trade in international trade accepted by governments, intergovernmental agencies including the United Nations, legal authorities and practitioners worldwide.. In order to discuss these terms further interactively, the…
What exactly is the LINER OUT CHARGE..
Shipping Lines are quoting this for cargo to West Africa and other areas.. What does FILO mean..??
This article answers these questions..
Question from a reader from Turkey.. Please feel free to comment.. Ask your question here..: Dear Hariesh Hope doing well. I need your opinion to clarify a big doubt. Some cnee´s at Turkey received imports goods and original BL full set, with some pending charges payable at Turkey. Shipping line release the cargo without charges…
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