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..
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The difference between pre-carriage and on-carriage needs to be understood very clearly by the exporter, importer, shipping line, forwarder, clearing agent, insurance and everyone else involved in order to ensure that the relevant roles, responsibilities, costs and risks are clearly defined..
Should the Shipped on Board stamp be signed and the implications whether it is signed or not..
ICD, On Dock CY and Off Dock CY are some terms you might have heard during the course of your day to day work.. Here is an explanation of the difference between them..
Bulk and Break bulk are two terms that are being used incorrectly and interchangeably during the course of day to day business..
These terms cannot be used interchangeably because there are distinctive differences between Bulk and Break Bulk in terms of cargo, nature, size, capacity, handling, trade, customers, ports, terminals, equipment, infrastructure…………………………………..
How do you differentiate between the two..?? This infographic will help you understand clearly..
Does demurrage and detention apply to LCL shipments is a question asked by a reader after reading the very popular article about the difference between demurrage and detention..
Cargo is moving from A to C under a through bill of lading.. B is the transhipment port.. There are some customs inspections at transhipment point B for which the shipping line is asking the client to pay..
Client says that the shipping line should be liable..
Can the shipping line be held liable..?? Contribute your thoughts..
Question from a reader..
Greetings Hariesh. I was just wondering, in a case whereby a plane say crashes or disappears, and having some OBLs being couriered, who would be responsible for doing the Letter of Indemnity to facilitate release of cargo?
Question from Lloyd BaMumu Taadira