Are you in the business of packaging, shipping, freight and using pallets..?? This guest post outlines 4 considerations to make before buying wooden pallets..
One of the readers of this blog Youri asked the question “What is the maximum overheight allowed when loading 40′ open top or flat rack..??“.. What do you think..??
Shipping and freight does not just involve ships and containers.. Local logistics and transportation are also considered to be part of the industry.. Where there is transport, there is always theft.. Theft of cargo, theft of fuel, theft of spare parts, theft of vehicle etc etc etc.. From this list, cargo theft is a serious…
Do you know the answer to this high octane question relating to carriage of goods by sea..??
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..
Does demurrage and detention apply to LCL shipments is a question asked by a reader after reading the very popular article about the difference between demurrage and detention..
Inspired by a reader Georgia, in this article I take you back to the REAL basics – the connection between Shipping and Physics..
I wrote earlier that the big floating thing that carries our cargo from point A to B is referred to as either a SHIP or a VESSEL and outlined the differences between these two..
Like me, I am sure many of you would have (and if you are in the shipping industry you SHOULD have) thought about how this massive thing that can carry 18,000 + TEUs float so solidly in the water whereas if you throw a small pebble in the water, it sinks so easily..