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..
Here’s the questions for Week 2/2009.. Which would be more difficult to pack in a 20’ gp – 20 tons of steel rods or 20 tons of cotton wool.. Why..?? If I say, “towards the front of the container”, which side of the container am I talking about..?? If there are 2 seals on a container, which seal number must … Read more here..
Answers to Test your shipping knowledge – Week 01/2009 1) What is the implication of the Place of Receipt and Final Destination in a bill of lading..?? (For the carrier (shipping line) the inclusion of Place of Receipt and Final Destination means that the carrier is liable for the safe movement of the cargo from the Place of Receipt to … Read more here..
Hello all, hope all of you had a wonderful entry into this new year 2009.. Heres the first of the questions for this year 2009.. Test your shipping knowledge with these questions : 1) What is the implication of the Place of Receipt and Final Destination in a bill of lading..?? 2) What is the implication of the term CY … Read more here..
Answers to test your shipping knowledge Week – 50 1) What is the height in feet of a 40’ Standard Container (GP containers come in either 8 feet or 8.6 feet height) 2) What is the height in feet of a 40’ High Cube container (High Cube containers have a height of 9.6 feet and have been designed to carry … Read more here..
This week’s questions to test your shipping knowledge.. 1) What is the height in feet of a 40’ Standard Container 2) What is the height in feet of a 40’ High Cube container 3) What is the width in feet of a 40’ High Cube container 4) What is the difference between a 40’ High Cube container and a 45’ High Cube container..?? 5) What … Read more here..
Thought that this would be a good way to find out what we know and dont know about shipping – basically the work that we do on a daily basis.. It will be a series of questions on a weekly basis.. Starting with week 49.. See how many points you can get.. Give yourself 2 points for each right answer.. … Read more here..