Category Archives: Shipping and Freight

Executive Insights: Freightos VP of Marketing Eytan Buchman on the marriage of expertise and technology

“We’re in an era where complexities melt away in the face of digital capabilities,” says Eytan Buchman, VP of marketing for the online freight marketplace Freightos. For decades, shippers were told that they had to settle for the status quo because freight was all about experience and interpersonal relationships. That’s all changing now, thanks to advanced computing and new tech.

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The Future of Ocean Freight – Unpacking the Logistics Blockchain Goldrush

With so many new companies launching blockchain-based shipping products, it’s clear that maritime trade will look very different in a few years.. What’s less clear is what that change will look like..

In this article we examine what barriers still exist to widespread blockchain implementation, and what companies are doing to overcome them..

We talk to startups like CargoX and established players like Agility, Maersk, IBM, Evergreen etc. to understand how shipping is changing, and where it’s going..

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How do I identify all related charges in addition to freight in a shipment..??

I have posted a question from a reader and some questions derived from that question, relating to charges in addition to freight and what the ruling is on UCP600 and ISBP 745..

1) Would it be possible to identity all charges in addition to freight related with the loading or unloading of goods..??
2) Is the shipper allowed to show charges in addition to freight on the transport document..??
3) If the documentary credit issuer requires this to be shown on the transport document but the shipping line refuses, then what is the solution..??

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south african blog awards

Shipping and Freight Resource is participating in the South African Blog Awards 2017

Dear readers thanks your votes and support, this blog won the Best Educational Blog in the SA Blog Awards 2016..

I am pleased to announce that this year again my educational blog on shipping and freight, Shipping and Freight Resource is in the running for the South African Blog Awards 2017..

The blog will compete in the category for Best Educational Blog and I seek/need your support to win this again.. 🙂 

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Awards and Recognition

This educational blog about Shipping and Freight has won multiple awards and received recognition from prestigious shipping institutions and publications which you can view below.. Each year, Trade Finance Global nominates and presents Shipping Awards in Excellence to entities that directly or indirectly contribute towards the development of shipping, import/export and trade finance sectors.. Each category was […]

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