Over the years, I have received several queries from readers around the world asking for my opinion and advice on situations relating to shipping and freight fraud.. Many have been … Read more here..
If you are in the business of international trade you would have no doubt heard about a Certificate of Origin.. But not everyone is familiar with what is a certificate … Read more here..
So, you think you know about Shipping and Freight, huh..!! Well, who better to assess your shipping and freight knowledge than YOURSELF..!! Take this Shipping and Freight Quiz and find … Read more here..
In any trade transaction, there are two parties – the buyer and the seller.. When it comes to a sea freight shipment, either one or both of them may end up paying … Read more here..
The world of shipping and freight is very dynamic and there may be several changes that happen during the course of a shipment or post shipment.. Destinations can change, cargo … Read more here..
Ahhhh, blockchain, to many, it’s like entering a parallel universe, evoking images of a world where all processes are in blocks, every block talking to the other, every block working … Read more here..
As container shipping has evolved over the years, so have the methods of carrying cargo and types of cargo being carried.. Open Tops and Flat Racks are two of the … Read more here..
There is a new shipping jargon in town and it is called Street Turn.. It is a charge about to be implemented by a few of the shipping lines.. This … Read more here..
The world of digitisation and technology is upon us and the shipping and freight industry has been playing catch up compared to the other industries.. In November 2017, ZIM Line announced that … Read more here..
In April 2018, more than 100 Member States met at the International Maritime Organisation in London and adopted an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships … Read more here..
I can visualise a few raised eyebrows to the question “Will the container industry ever forget FOB”.. Especially since FOB has been and still seems to be an integral part … Read more here..
A few years ago, a seed started germinating in my head.. A thought brought on by the realisation that there was a huge knowledge and skills gap in the understanding … Read more here..
We all have seen the clause SAID TO CONTAIN or STC in a Bill of Lading issued for an FCL shipment.. What does it mean and should the Said To … Read more here..
Shippers are becoming increasingly active stakeholders in the logistics business, forcing carriers and forwarders to adapt. Portrix Logistic Software’s Global Head of Marketing, Christian Sørensenon, talks to Shipping and Freight … Read more here..
After two decades of experience in export and freight forwarding sectors, CoLoadX CEO Fauad Shariff has seen it all. In his current position at the helm of a marketplace for … Read more here..