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Difference between Pre-Carriage, Carriage and On-Carriage

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..

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Who should pay for securing the cargo in the container in an EXW deal..??

In a shipment on EXW terms – Who should pay for securing the cargo in the container..?? This is a question posed by a reader as below.. Here is my question :  – cargo (wine in cartons, on pallets) will be exported from France to the USA – the term of sale is EXW – the exporter will load and … Read more here..

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Why is there a difference in transit time between FCL and LCL cargo to the same destination..??

Why is there a difference in transit time between FCL and LCL cargo to the same destination..??

Doesn’t make sense right, but there is a reason why this difference exists.. Read the full article to know why..

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A question of banking practices..

Hello all, below is a question from one of the readers.. Since I am not an expert on banking practices, I am throwing this question out to all of you to answer Geoff’s question below.. Hope there is some banker that deals in International Trade that can throw some light on this.. I am sure that all the banks have … Read more here..

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Meet the Incoterms® 2010 rules experts

Everyone in the industry knows or have heard about or should know about Incoterms® which since being published first in 1936, has become the accepted and commonly used terms of trade in international trade accepted by governments, intergovernmental agencies including the United Nations, legal authorities and practitioners worldwide.. In order to discuss these terms further interactively, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has … Read more here..

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Can cargo be released without collection of destination charges..??

Question from a reader from Turkey.. Please feel free to comment.. Ask your question here..: Dear Hariesh Hope doing well. I need your opinion to clarify a big doubt. Some cnee´s at Turkey received imports goods and original BL full set, with some pending charges payable at Turkey. Shipping line release the cargo without charges collection because they insist that … Read more here..

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