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Test your knowledge – Bill of Lading

If you read the page that I have written about me and why I write this blog, you will see that one of the main reasons that I started this blog is to make shipping and freight less scary and easy for the newcomers to the industry and at the same time to share thoughts, views and opinions with others already in the industry..

One of the ways that I use to gauge the levels of knowledge is by throwing some questions from time to time and ask the readers for answers..

The last few tests were quite a while ago, so I decided to throw out another question as a test..

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Can I action a Telex Release if bill is consigned To Order…….??

A Telex Release is a very important yet tricky requirement and needs to be handled carefully.. A client could request Telex Release under many circumstances without consideration for how the bill has been consigned/released..

It is important the significance of who the bill of lading is consigned to properly and clearly understood..

Read on to find out if a Telex Release may be actioned if a bill of lading is consigned To Order…….??

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Which weight should be declared in a container bill of lading..??

Which weight should be declared in a container bill of lading..??

An article that discusses the various weights involved in a container shipment and which weight should be shown in a container bill of lading..

Add your thoughts to this discussion..

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Can I stop a telex release on a bill of lading after I have requested for it..??

Can I stop a telex release on a bill of lading after I have requested for it..?? This was a question asked by a reader (Harcourt).. A very tricky but interesting question.. Before we get to the discussion, lets refresh what a TELEX RELEASE is.. As described in my previous article What is a Telex Release :- “A telex release is simply a … Read more here..

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What is a Bill of Lading

What is a Bill of Lading..??

Bill of Lading (abbreviated to B/L) is one of the MOST important documents in the whole shipping and freight chain.. It comes in various types and forms and is one of the most commonly used documents in the shipping and freight chain but also the most misunderstood and misused of documents.. Although I have written several articles under the category of bill … Read more here..

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How do I know the bill of lading issued is House Bill of Lading or Master Bill of Lading..??

“How do I know the bill of lading issued is a House Bill of Lading or a Master Bill of Lading..??

Is it mentioned anywhere on the bill of lading that it is a House Bill or a Master Bill”

I really love such basic but curious questions because it rejuvenates the gray matter.. Thanks for the question Imtiaz..

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