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Beginner’s guide to importing – understand the business of importing

There are several people who enter a business without proper initiation, training, knowledge or research..

This has led to several financial and job losses, business closures and unnecessary heartache..

The business of importing is one such area in which many business people have been caught unaware because they either didn’t know how to start it or didn’t bother to check how the business works and the checks and balances that needs to be considered..

Beginners guide to importingSEEK . LEARN . KNOW . GROW is the motto of this blog and in line with this motto, I thought why not write a guide to assist those who are interested in understanding and learning the process of how import works and apply that knowledge to their business and hopefully avoid aforementioned disasters..

This guide which has been very creatively titled as “Beginner’s Guide to Importing” is recommended for first time importers, regular importers, traders, entrepreneurs, freight forwarders and trade financiers..

If your niche is in

  • Growing your import business
  • Developing new import markets
  • Handling import businesses

then this guide is for you.. Click on the image above to download the guide..

In order to get a full understanding of the subject, it is recommended that you read this guide all the way through, at least once, and then it may be used as a reference guide as and when needed..

Good luck with the importing.. There will be a few more guides like this, so stay subscribed..

Since this is my first E-Guide, please also give me feedback via the comments section on what you thought of the book and how it helped you..

This is a free subscription to this beginner’s guide, and if you have any problems downloading it, pls comment below so I can check the reasons and see how to get you the guide..


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Hariesh Manaadiar
Hariesh Manaadiar
I am Hariesh Manaadiar, the Founder of Shipping and Freight Resource.. I have been in the dynamic shipping and freight industry for over three decades and have worked in several sectors.. I share my experiences and knowledge of the industry through this blog for those looking for help in the industry.. Stay subscribed for more free useful content about shipping, freight, maritime, logistics, supply chain and trade..


  1. dear all,

    please I need to know if I want to send cargo to a country, and before he arrived at the port, I want to change its destination to another country ? is it possible and how to do it.

    Thank you for this website, it’s a magic one

  2. Your blog is very interesting that’s why I had subscribed, it had helped me understand about shipment in a clear way, I’m hoping to have the e-books , it will be a big help for me to understand on the shipment of our cargo.

  3. It is really great and quite helpful for the trade learner that the way the information of shipping and freight is presented.I am a adamant reader of the blog and surely write and make myself associated with the blog.All the best.

  4. Hi,
    I am currently in US, however, I just got back from Vietnam 2 days ago. I am trying to create a business to Export USA to Vietnam or Import to Vietnam. Good advice from experience people will be appreciated.



  5. I’ve just finish my reading of “Beginner’s guide to Importing” and I think it’s excellent!!
    It’s simple, clear and very objective. Thank so much for all these informations but above all, thank you for making this complex content, so understandable!

  6. Hariesh,

    I cannot update my email to download this guide. Could you help with this?

    By the way, I really enjoy your blog and am finding myself coming back more to supplement my logistics growth. It is one of the best logistics blogs I’ve come across.

    Thank you,

    Todd Sibbison

  7. hello Hariesh,

    Congratulations for your blog on Shipping n Freight and also sharing your passion n knowledge for the subject.

    Very thoughtful of you to prepare and share the “Beginner’s Guide to Importing” . It is a very good guide – step by step n easy to understand with illustrations.

    Wishing you best wishes for your future endeavor!

    Best Regards,


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