Record number of visitors at Intermodal Asia 2017

Intermodal Asia

Intermodal Asia took place 21st-23rd March 2017, welcoming a record number of visitors to its 4th edition in Shanghai, China.

With more than 8,500 visitors, 160 global exhibitors and 85 expert speakers, Intermodal Asia successfully brought together the senior decision makers from the container and intermodal industry to network, learn and do business with new and existing customers.

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The art of handling a freight tender

the art of handling a tender

Tenders are an integral part of shipping and freight for the carrier, shippers and and OTI (freight forwarder or NVOCC)..

I headlined this article as “the art of handling a freight tender” because majority of the tenders are quite complicated and capable of pushing people over the edge due to its complexity with its tight deadlines and the nearly impossible task of compacting the costs..

People in our industry who have handled some complicated global freight tenders such as the ones floated by global companies will understand what I am talking about..

So how does the whole thing work and how does a tender influence or impact on a carrier and/or freight forwarder and their business.. Is it really an art..??

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What is a Change of Destination Request and how should it be handled..??

change of destination - shipping and freight resource

A Change of Destination request is sent to or received by the carriers for many shipments.. This article dissects such a request and explains the process of how to handle it..

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What is a HS Code..??

What is HS Coder

An article outlining clearly the use and requirement of the HS Code with references directly from the World Customs Organisation..

On this blog, doubts about this code is one of the most important questions that are raised all the time from around the world..

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Parts of a bill of lading – Part 4

Last part of a 4 part article that dissects a bill of lading and discusses the different parts and the information that needs to be filled up in each part..

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Parts of a bill of lading – Part 2

Parts of a bill of lading – Part 2 This is Part 2 of a 4 part article.. In case you missed it, please read Part 1.. In this article we will cover the details relating to the voyage.. Pre-Carriage by : Assume that there is an inland point which is connected to the mainland port by means of a … Read more here..


Parts of a bill of lading – Part 1

1st part of a 4 part article that dissects a bill of lading and discusses the different parts and the information that needs to be filled up in each part..

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