Can anyone issue a House Bill of Lading..??

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Say what..!!!!!!!! Yes my thought exactly when I got this question from a reader.. But then I said to myself this is a very valid and interesting question.. What is a … Read more..

Is this the beginning of the end for the freight forwarder..??

beginning of the end for the freight forwarder

In response to the question Who is a Freight Forwarder, I explained that in the most succinct and layman terms, a Freight Forwarder maybe defined as a multi-function agent/operator who undertakes to … Read more..

Shipper vs Agent – A case study

Shipper vs Agent - Case Study

Article discussing a dispute between a shipper and his agent relating to the shipment of the goods, ETA and freight.. This maybe an eye opener for several other people who … Read more..

How to mitigate risks against negligent behavior by a freight forwarder

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Here is an actual case study from a reader regarding their import shipment from China to South Africa seeking advise on how to mitigate risks against negligent behavior by a … Read more..

Over height cargo crushed due to discrepancy in bill of lading – who is responsible..??

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Here’s a very unique question from Michael about Over height cargo crushed due to discrepancy in bill of lading.. Hi Hariesh I have an issue where the HBL states cargo … Read more..

Why is it important to check the Vessel Sailing Date..??

Why is it important to check the Vessel Sailing Date..?? “In the context of International Freight Forwarding, why is it important to check the Vessel Sailing Date?” is a question … Read more..

Questions regarding FMC registered forwarder for shipments to USA

Here are a few questions regarding FMC registered forwarder and documentation, raised by Kashan Faiz Sajjad.. I am a freight forwarder in Pakistan and not FMC registered, I have cargo … Read more..

Can I take ownership of cargo

Can I take ownership of cargo.. The shipping and freight industry sure is an interesting place with very different issues cropping up all the time.. Here’s one more case study … Read more..

Multiple shippers in a bill of lading..??

Multiple shippers in a bill of lading..?? This is a question raised by a reader.. I thought i would throw out this question to you my dear readers.. In my … Read more..

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