A very useful article from Mike Poverello regarding customs regulations and requirements in South Africa.. As of May 10 2013 an amendment to the South African Customs and Excise Act … Read more..
As per stats released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the American trade deficit on goods and services went up 4.2%, rising from $70.3 … Read more..
Today, in response to the severe disruptions to the logistics supply chain stretching from China and the US to Latin America, project44, the global leader in real-time supply chain visibility, … Read more..
Ocean carriers who are usually the ones charging “surcharges”, may soon be paying a “surcharge” at the San Pedro Bay ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles for import containers … Read more..
What is the difference between a shipper owned container and a carrier owned container..?? A shipper owned container is a container owned by the shipper of the goods and a … Read more..
Women in maritime took centre stage at the inauguration of the Women in Maritime of West and Central Africa (WIMOWCA), the newest IMO-supported regional association for women in the maritime … Read more..
A Bill of Lading (B/L) is one of the most commonly used commercial documents in the history of shipping and freight.. This document is issued in one form or the … Read more..
The activity of Freight Forwarding has been around for many years and there has been a recent resurgence of the forwarder especially in the form of a digital freight forwarder. … Read more..
In one my previous articles, I explained the Difference between Demurrage and Detention.. After reading this, a few of my readers have asked me to explain the causes of demurrage and … Read more..
The Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN), also known as Bordereau de Suivi Cargaison (BSC) and other names depending on the country, is an official marine document that contains information relating … Read more..
With more inventory delayed than ever before, shippers are scrambling to find solutions. A significant collaboration between Shifl, a digital freight forwarder, and Terminal49, a container and shipment tracking platform … Read more..
A dramatic increase in the prevalence of supply chain pain points has presented an opportunity for innovation and collaboration, whilst underscoring the importance of digital solutions in the timber logistics … Read more..
It has been called many names – Equipment Control, Container Control, Logistics, Container Department – whatever you call it, it is one of the most dynamic departments within a shipping … Read more..
For any business to be successful, one needs to know the business, its model and requirements inside out.. Many businesses start with a great idea.. But there could be big … Read more..
NVOCC is one of the terms you would have heard quite often in day to day business particularly if you are in the US or Chinese markets.. This article explains … Read more..