Tag Archives: Import Documentation

Best articles of Shipping in South Africa

Hey all.. I thought it would be good idea to recap on some of the best articles that i have written on this blog since 2008.. Of course, this is MY list of Top 10 articles of Shipping in South Africa.. If you like any other articles specifically, do share with a brief note on […]

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Manifest Correctors

What are manifest correctors..?? In Article 2 (https://shippingandfreightresource.com/2008/10/13/article-2-the-documents/) i wrote about what a manifest is, so you should have a clear understanding of it by now.. Once the manifest is updated in the shipping lines system and the bill of lading has been released, the documentation is deemed to be complete.. However, at times there are […]

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Documents required by shipping lines for release of cargo

All shipping lines require certain documents prior to the shipment being released for imports or bill of lading being released for exports.. For normal containerised cargo release in south africa below docs are required.. Imports : Authorised SAD500 bearing the SARS stamp Authorised Cargo Dues Order bearing the Transnet stamp Original lines bill of lading […]

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Article 3 – Export process

Have you read Article 1 and Article 2 of this shipping blog..?? Before we start with Article 3 which is the export process, lets look at some definitions/explanations : Shipper or Exporter : Companies that are authorised by Customs and Govt authorities to export cargoes from South Africa to various countries.. Place of Origin : […]

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