Maybe because it is one of the most important documents in global trade, there always seems to be a degree of uncertainty around a bill of lading and questions such … Read more here..
Pre-Dating or Back Dating is when the shipper requests the shipping line to show the Shipped on Board date on the bill of lading as a date before the actual … Read more here..
Contour, the Singapore-based global trade finance network has today announced its partnership with CargoX, a blockchain platform for transferring documents and data including a certified electronic bill of lading solution. … Read more here..
Many a time, shippers have asked shipping lines for “CLEAN ON BOARD” clause on a bill of lading and if the request relates to a container shipment, this might have … Read more here..
“How do I know the bill of lading issued is a House Bill of Lading or a Master Bill of Lading..?? Is it mentioned anywhere on the bill of lading … Read more here..
A Bill of Lading is one of the most important documents in the shipping cycle and comes in different forms such as Negotiable or Order Bill of Lading, Seaway Bill … Read more here..
The world of shipping involves several commercial, documentary, operational and financial processes.. While there have been many developments in the industry, a lot of the documentary processes in shipping and … Read more here..
Many of you would have come across the term Letter of Credit (L/C).. If you are a shipping line, you would have heard this term from various customers asking you … Read more here..
Many things have changed in the last 30 years in shipping and freight.. Many positive new developments have taken place with things from the vintage days of shipping either obsolete … Read more here..
The pandemic that is COVID-19 is sweeping the world, disrupting global trade patterns like never before.. When one part of the globe is starting to settle down, the other part … Read more here..
Digitisation, Digitalisation, Digital Transformation are some buzz words that have recently taken the shipping and freight industry by storm.. Let’s take a quick look at what these terms mean and … Read more here..
A manifest is one of the key documents in the process of shipping.. A manifest lists all bills of lading issued for cargo loaded on a specific ship.. Kind of … Read more here..
The world of shipping and freight is very dynamic and there may be several changes that happen during the course of a shipment or post shipment.. Destinations can change, cargo … Read more here..
Everyone involved in the shipping and freight industry would have come across various Bill of Lading clauses and stamps.. There are specific reasons why a Bill of Lading has clauses typed … Read more here..