What is Cargo Dues and why is it charged..??


This was one of the questions i was asked by one of the readers of my blog.. I have covered this briefly in my previous article  https://shippingandfreightresource.com/2008/10/13/article-2-the-documents/, but elaborating on the same here.. Cargo Dues – abbreviated to read CD – (also known as Wharfage in some countries) is a fee levied by TNPA (Transnet…

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What to do when the original bill of lading is lost..??


Original bill of lading is lost……….. A chilling sentence that creates panic in the hearts of many of the people involved in any international trade transaction involving an Original Bill of Lading.. Shipping documents do get lost in transit to consignee or the bank or elsewhere.. So is it the end of the world for…

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