These are some testimonials about this blog and its author by supporters and readers of the blog in their own words..
This Shipping and Freight Blog by Hariesh Manaadiar is a great resource for people new to the shipping and freight industry to learn from case studies and the knowledge of experienced people in the industry.
As a new shipper or just someone looking to get some more information about how things work in shipping and freight, this is a great place to start looking and asking questions.
About FTW :
Since then it has evolved into an information bank for importers, exporters and their service providers, covering a wide range of information that is relevant to anyone conducting international trade from customs issues and market opportunities to transport and logistics news.
The weekly quick-read newspaper is supplemented by a range of special features, published monthly, which focus on areas of interest in the industry. These include Supply Chain Management, Electronic Solutions and Transport into Africa.
This Shipping and Freight Resource is a very useful and user friendly educational website that explains a great deal about how the documentation and operational process of the container shipping and freight industry works. It also talks about pitfalls of not following the proper procedures.
It is particularly useful for newcomers to the industry and also to exporters and importers who might need clarity or assistance on any issues affecting their work. If there are any issues that are not covered in this blog, users can ask questions on the blog.
The blog has a good following and its author (Hariesh Manaadiar) or the readers respond to questions posted here by people who need help. This is a great way of gaining and sharing knowledge.
We find this blog to be of tremendous value to our learners, it is accurate and current.
Capt. Navin Paliwal – Master Mariner :
Hi. I am Capt. Navin Paliwal, i will take this opportunity to thank and appreciate your good work with this educational blog. I am a master mariner with over 12 years of experience on tanker vessels and have recently started working with a leading shipping agency in the middle east as Operations Manager.
Having changed my role from Technical Shipping to Commercial Shipping, i was desperately looking for educational blogs/ articles about Commercial and especially Liner Shipping that was when i came across your blog and found it really helpful. It has been able to answer most of my questions.
So once again i would like to thank you and wish you the very best in your life, career and your endeavors.
Clive A – Retired shipping professional :
Good day Hariesh
Compliments on an exceptional Shipping blog . I thoroughly enjoy it even though I am working ‘out of retirement’ . I have introduced your blog to newly recruited personnel in the Shipping Industry and I recommend that your current readers / bloggers encourage their fellow personnel and friends to visit (and learn).
Vilas K Basutkar – Shipping Industry :
I have been working in shipping for almost 37 years of my life but still do not know shipping as its knowledge is like ocean. Lot of valuable data is hidden in this ocean of shipping.I am glad you have created this blog for people like us could share our knowledge with each other and keep this industry exciting all the time.
Linda J Barry-Cooper – Bahamas Shipping :
As a new Logistics Coordinator for Bahamas Ships & Logistics I am always looking for good learning blogs and educational resopurces as it applies to the real-time shipping practices. I commend you for making this a reality and will continue to use as words of wisdom in the industry.
Greg Campbell – Newcomer to the Shipping industry :
Thank you for these blog entries, I can’t tell you what a help they have been thus far. There is still so much to read but you are making my transition to this industry that much smoother.
I have been based in China for 6 years and am finally moving into sourcing, as I am a South African your blog is particularily relevant to me and I will no doubt be using it as a foundation now and a reference in the future.
Thanks again for your efforts in putting together such a well written valuable blog.