What is meant by Direct Delivery..??

There are cases where some of containers might need to be directly loaded onto the ship from the truck – meaning it doesn’t get offloaded at the CY (container yard) … Read more..

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 … Read more..

What happens to shipping containers lost at sea.??

Hey all, came across an article (What happens to shipping containers lost at sea?).. Although this article is more concerned about the environment (which is very important), it also begs … Read more..

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 … Read more..

How do you choose a shipping line for your shipments..??

I think this is an interesting question and a topic that will have many views.. What is your criteria when you nominate or choose a shipping line to carry your … Read more..