This interesting insight on the impact of extreme weather on contracts of carriage has been reproduced from Gard..
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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..
Will you please pack your container properly..!!
I can hear this cry loud and clear from many Insurance companies, P&I Clubs, Transporters, Importers and Shipping Lines and all within good reason too..
There are innumerable cases of damage to cargo, containers, personnel, lifting equipment and ships due to improper packing of cargo into containers..
Cargo damage can take many forms such as Physical, Wet, Contamination, Temperature related etc..
As per UK P&I Club, 25% of the cargo claims that they receive is due to physical damage.. Read on to understand more..
What is distressed cargo and when does it occur..?? As those in the shipping industry are aware and those who are new to the industry may be experiencing or those who are not in the industry may have realised, shipping and freight industry is a crucible of many different jargons, abbreviations and trite phrases to say the least.. 🙂 Here … Read more here..
Why is the containerised trade considered the most versatile among the shipping trades..?? Because of the sheer variety of cargo that is transported around the world in containers..
Using the various container sizes, types and dimensions available in the trade today, one can transport almost all types of cargoes around the world..
Known by many names including Cut-off time, Gate Cut-off etc, the term STACK DATE has a massive significance in the shipment of a container and is a crucial element in the whole export cycle.. For the sake of simplicity I will refer to it as stack date or stack period throughout this article.. Read on to understand more about it..
Which are the best suited truck scales for freight forwarders and related transport companies..?? A look at the various options available to the forwarder..