Pre-Carriage, Carriage and On-Carriage explained

This article explains and clarifies the difference between Pre-Carriage, Carriage and On-Carriage and how these come together to provide the full spectrum of services to the customer..

Difference between Maritime, Shipping, Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain

To the uninitiated (which included me at one stage), these industries are same or similar and it might come across that there is no difference between Maritime, Shipping, Freight, Logistics … Read more..

Why is there a difference in transit time between FCL and LCL cargo to the same destination..??

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Why is there a difference in transit time between FCL and LCL cargo to the same destination..?? If it doesn’t make sense, there is a reason why this difference exists.. … Read more..

Difference between bulk and break bulk

Bulk and Break bulk are two terms that are being used incorrectly and interchangeably in the course of day to day business.. These terms cannot be used interchangeably because there … Read more..

Freight Forwarder and Clearing Agent

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There are several entities involved in the successful transportation of a shipment.. However big or small a shipment is, two entities stand out due to the importance of their roles … Read more..

Difference between a Freight Forwarder and NVOCC

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NVOCC and Freight Forwarder are entities that many customers use for the movement of their cargo around the world.. Is there a difference between a NVOCC and freight forwarder..?? Let … Read more..

Difference between telex release and express release

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Are telex release and express release the same..?? Telex Release and Express Release – These are terms that still confuses many people in the industry.. The confusion occurs when these … Read more..

Difference between pre-carriage and on-carriage

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The difference between pre-carriage and on-carriage needs to be understood very clearly by the exporter, importer, shipping line, forwarder, clearing agent, insurance and everyone else involved in order to ensure … Read more..

Difference between Laden on Board and Shipped on Board

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Is there a difference between Laden on Board and Shipped on Board notations on a bill of lading or do they mean the same..??

Difference between LCL and Consolidation

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Difference between LCL and Consolidation.. Let’s look at this question from a reader, in detail and if there is any difference between LCL shipment and a consolidation shipment..

Difference between transhipment and cargo in transit

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You might have heard the terminology Transhipment and also Cargo in Transit.. It might be confusing to newcomers to the industry.. There is a big difference between the two and … Read more..

Difference between Demurrage, Detention and Despatch

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Demurrage, Detention and Despatch are terms that are used around the world in day to day shipping.. However sometimes people get confused about what to use which term where, especially … Read more..