Difference between Slot charterer and NVOCC Operator

What is the Difference between Slot charterer and NVOCC Operator..?? This was one of the interesting questions one of the readers of this blog asked me.. NVOCC Operator = Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier The NVOCC can and sometimes do own and operate their own or leased containers In certain countries like USA, the NVOCC operators are required to file their … Read more here..

Difference between a Freight Forwarder and Broker

Difference between a Freight Forwarder and Broker A well established and experienced freight forwarder is expected to have below capabilities (either owned or outsourced) experienced in all modes of transportation – road, rail, air and sea able to provide cost-effective and efficient cargo shipping solutions based on the customer’s requirement able to arrange storage for the cargo (usually all big … Read more here..

What is a back to back shipment..??

This was a question from one the readers of the blog.. Its usually known as a back to back bill of lading rather than shipment as the shipment is actually the same but the documentation will be different.. Well, back to back bill of lading is when there is an NVOCC operator involved or when a Freight Forwarder wants to … Read more here..

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