This article is a live case study about release of cargo by an agent without house bill of lading.. I invite all of you to comment on the recourse available to the freight forwarder in this interesting case..
Category Archives: Case Studies
Article discussing a dispute between a shipper and his agent relating to the shipment of the goods, ETA and freight..
This maybe an eye opener for several other people who maybe in this predicament or situation and need to know these intimate details of shipping..
Carrier refuses to show details relating to commercial and sales information of the cargo on the bill of lading.. Are they being pedantic or are they right..??
On this blog and many others, the issues surrounding VGM (I can hear people say “yawn”) and its relationship or requirement for safety has been discussed at length.. Even though it has been repeated several times, it is no yawning matter and it seems that there is still a lack of basic understanding of the […]
An article on how to safeguard cargo release using the right bill of lading.. This article is based on a case study information received from one of the readers..
A pictorial view of the consequences of container weight misdeclaration..
I received a question from one of the readers (Abhisesh) seeking help regarding issuance of House Bill of Lading and Master Bill of lading for his shipment..
Here is an actual case study from a reader regarding their import shipment from China to South Africa seeking advise on how to mitigate risks against negligent behavior by a freight forwarder..
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 asked for your opinion on the subject and asked for you to vote on your […]