In one of my previous articles I had discussed the difference between Pre-Carriage & On-Carriage.. Today i received a question asking what is the difference between “Main Carriage” and “On Carriage”..
This is from someone new to the shipping industry.. Since this site is dedicated to assisting newcomers to the industry to learn about shipping and ask questions such as these, I am reproducing an updated version of the previous article..
A reader of this blog had asked a question as below : What is the limitation on 3 OBLs? Why 3….I’ve had customers request 5+ OBLs to be issued. When I said ‘no’….they asked why, and now I’m stumped. Not sure if this ties into the debate of properly endorsing the OBL….but if surrendering an endorsed OBL negates the other … Read more here..
As advised in one of my very first articles – Article 2 – The Documents – a Bill of Lading – abbreviated to read B/L is a document that serves as a document of title, evidence of a contract of carriage and an evidence for receipt of goods by the carrier.. This is issued by the shipping line after ascertaining and confirming that … Read more here..