An illustrative post outlining the anatomy of a shipping container written by Robert John Wheeler.. An interesting read for people who are within the industry and heard of these terms, but have not had the opportunity to see what it looks like..
Shipping containers are progressing into the mainstream as alternative home and office construction building materials.
Used shipping containers make for excellent building materials; modular, easily assembled, durable, and they can drastically cut down time and labour requirements for any building project.
New and used shipping containers today are big business, and pricing competition is fierce! Here’s how to know if a shipping container is in a condition that will meet your requirements.
New and used shipping containers are finding their way into today’s popular culture and are becoming widely accepted as home and office building materials.
No longer are they viewed as a poor man’s shelter from the pages of Steinbeck’s “Grapes of Wrath” or only for use as an emergency shelter, but instead, they are climbing the pages of haute couture architecture magazines and home builder service offerings.
There’s a lot of different factors to take into consideration when you are looking at a contract logistics supplier to store and ship products to your consignee..
You want them to effectively and efficiently store and ship your merchandise the best way, of course, but there is more to choosing the right supplier than meets the eye during a walk-through of their facility..
Here is a checklist of 12 areas to check and validate that they are a best-in-breed supplier for performing transactions of warehousing and transportation management for you..
In the unpredictable industry of Shipping, it is always prudent for one to be comprehensively covered against all exigences.. This article discusses about one such exigency which is General Average..
Ocean Freight Vs Air Freight – Pros and Cons – is the title of this guest post by John Collings.. There are numerous ways in which retailers (or any other type of … Read more here..
Are there any advantages to using a 3rd party logistics provider.. Paul Mckergee the guest author of this article seems to think so and explains why.. What are your views..?? … Read more here..
Protecting your valuable cargo for shipment
Further to previous post covering Part 1 of ships arrest, here’s Part 2.. Security arrest: The third category of arrests is that of security arrests which is utilised in cases … Read more here..
South African admiralty law assists those who have a claim against shipowners by granting claimants the entitlement to arrest a ship that enters its jurisdiction. Such action may be taken … Read more here..
This is a guest post written by Nisha Sharma who is a freelance writer, on behalf of http://www.premier-international-movers.co.uk.. Businesses that are globally expanding, families with loved ones abroad in the military … Read more here..
This is a guest post by Mike Poverello.. It is quite apparent that the mandatory requirement for advance manifest information is gaining momentum. Until now, RSA exporters/carriers have only really had … Read more here..