Tag Archives: United States

Top 10 Things to Keep In Mind When Shipping Overseas

This is a guest post by Celina Jones – who as the owner of a shipping consulting business,  has quite a lot of experience in helping organizations send shipment overseas to several different countries. She sees the emergence of websites like Verschiffung USA as a new trend, with shipping facilities going out of their way to make sure that their target markets … Read more here..

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Are Ton and Tonne the same..??

No, they are NOT the same.. Ton is an imperial measurement and equates to about 2240 lbs (pounds) = roughly 1015 kgs.. Tonnes is a metric measurement and equates to 1000 kgs.. This is more commonly used all over the world.. So watch out those of you that deal with charges per ton or tonne.. Know the difference and charge … Read more here..

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What is meant by Direct Delivery..??

There are cases where some of containers might need to be directly loaded onto the ship from the truck – meaning it doesn’t get offloaded at the CY (container yard) as is normally done with other containers.. directly discharged onto the truck from the ship – meaning it doesn’t get shuffled to the CY (container yard) as is normally done … Read more here..

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