This is an update to my original article “House Bill of Lading is Dangerous” where we had some discussions surrounding the safety aspect or lack thereof, of using a House Bill of Lading for your shipments.. In the article, I Continue Reading
This is an article about endorsements on a bill of lading based on below question from a reader of this blog..
In an import FCL shipment in which a House Bill of Lading is, who should endorse the House Bill and who should endorse the Master Bill.. Continue Reading
True to the nature of its business, the business of shipping and freight is a vast ocean covering many issues and areas which sometimes seems unfathomable..
A Bill of Lading is the most important document in this business and there are always several questions surrounding a bill of lading.. This article deals with one such type of bill of lading – Short form bill of lading.. Continue Reading
“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.. Continue Reading
Question from one of the readers : We are an NVOCC and we currently primarily use the steamship line’s BL showing The shipper’s name with us as agent . If we start using HBLs, what is our liability.?
Question asked by sutjiadi gunawan – stdgnw Ask your question here..: if we have MBL with dated 23 Jan 2013, HBL 24 Jan 2013 and we have COO/Form AK-Korea w/ 24 Jan 2013 and the Manifest BC 1.1 at Bea Continue Reading