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 here..
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 here..
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 here..
5 Essential Questions to Ask Your Freight Forwarder.. In this article, we look at some of the key and essential questions that one must ask before appointing the services of … Read more here..
Are Incoterms® EXW rules suitable for international trade..?? Go to full article >>>
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 here..
So you want to become a Freight Forwarder huh..!! Did you wake up one fine day and think that “Hey let me become a Freight Forwarder”..?? Or have you been … Read more here..
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 here..
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 here..
I generally write/share information only about educational matters relating to shipping and freight.. However, below view (albeit on the lighter side) of a freight forwarder and his feelings was too … Read more here..
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 here..
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 here..
Charges that are applicable for a shipment can be classified as Ocean related charges and Landside charges.. This article discussed who pays for freight charges between the buyer and seller.. … Read more here..