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Difference between pre-carriage and on-carriage

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..

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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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Question from Charlott King

Name: Charlott King Email: hydrafab Website: http://hydra-jett.com Ask your question here..: Why is the state of Alabama charging us sales tax on the product because we are not taking it to there designated port in Mobile. Our customers are buying the product through the internet We ship all over the world and we go through…

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Question from Braam Bester

Name: Braam Bester Email: braam@molloyslashing.co.za Ask your question here..: Is there any literature available on research done in terms of alternatives to timber used as dunnage? Timber becoming a scarce resource means increase in cost. This does not go down well with customers who generally want to pay as little as possible leaving stevedoring and…

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