Is Shipping in South Africa a free blog..??


This was a question one of the readers had.. Yes, it is a free blog.. Subscription to this blog is free.. This blog is aimed at enhancing the shipping knowledge to people who are in need of enhancing it and designed to impart knowledge about shipping and freight to those who are new to this…

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Flow of cargo in South Africa (import, export, transhipment)


I thought a graphical overview of the flow of cargo for import, export and transhipment will help the users.. So please see the image below.. In case the image is not clear when you print, here’s a pdf file to download..

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What is HS Coder

What is a HS Code..??


An article outlining clearly the use and requirement of the HS Code with references directly from the World Customs Organisation..

On this blog, doubts about this code is one of the most important questions that are raised all the time from around the world..

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Cover yourself while quoting


"Please send me your quote for………….." is a popular message that most of us in the shipping have received at one time or another.. Outside of the industry, if someone asks us the price for an item say – a clock – we would say Zar.100/-.. While it should be as easy as that when…

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