Can the shipper’s address on the bill of lading be in another country..??

Received a question “Can the shipper’s address on the bill of lading be in another country..??” In one of my previous articles, I wrote about the difference between an exporter and a shipper.. Just to recap below : Exporter = is a person or company or entity that is authorised by Customs and Govt authorities to export cargoes to various … Read more here..

Exporting for the first time huh..!! Then you should read this..

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If you are exporting for the first time, then this article is for you.. This article provides practical advice for the first time exporter covering what you should expect and what documents to foresee and prepare for and many more tips..

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Different loading and discharging vessel

Ever wondered sometimes when you receive the arrival notification from the shipping line, the name of the vessel is different from the one on the bill of lading..?? Read to find out why..

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What is Cargo Dues and why is it charged..??

This was one of the questions i was asked by one of the readers of my blog.. I have covered this briefly in my previous article  https://www.shippingandfreightresource.com/2008/10/13/article-2-the-documents/, but elaborating on the same here.. Cargo Dues – abbreviated to read CD – (also known as Wharfage in some countries) is a fee levied by TNPA (Transnet Port Authority) to the users … Read more here..

Article 3 – Export process

Have you read Article 1 and Article 2 of this shipping blog..?? Before we start with Article 3 which is the export process, lets look at some definitions/explanations : Shipper or Exporter : Companies that are authorised by Customs and Govt authorities to export cargoes from South Africa to various countries.. Place of Origin : A place from which a … Read more here..

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