ICD, On Dock CY and Off Dock CY are some terms you might have heard during the course of your day to day work.. Here is an explanation of the … Read more here..
This article explains and clarifies the difference between Pre-Carriage, Carriage and On-Carriage and how these come together to provide the full spectrum of services to the customer.. Go to full … Read more here..
To the uninitiated (which included me at one stage), these industries are same or similar and it might come across that there is no difference between Maritime, Shipping, Freight, Logistics … Read more here..
Why is there a difference in transit time between FCL and LCL cargo to the same destination..?? If it doesn’t make sense, there is a reason why this difference exists.. … Read more here..
Bulk and Break bulk are two terms that are being used incorrectly and interchangeably in the course of day to day business.. These terms cannot be used interchangeably because there … Read more here..
In one of my previous articles, I had posted about what happens in a day in the life of a Shipbroker.. Then came some questions from readers about what is … Read more here..
There are several entities involved in the successful transportation of a shipment.. However big or small a shipment is, two entities stand out due to the importance of their roles … Read more here..
NVOCC and Freight Forwarder are entities that many customers use for the movement of their cargo around the world.. Is there a difference between a NVOCC and freight forwarder..?? Let … Read more here..
Harbour, Port, Terminal, Berth, Quay, Pier, Jetty – you are not alone if you are confused about these terminologies.. To many of us, these terminologies sounds the same.. It took … Read more here..
What is the difference between a shipper owned container and a carrier owned container..?? A shipper owned container is a container owned by the shipper of the goods and a … Read more here..
Are telex release and express release the same..?? Telex Release and Express Release – These are terms that still confuses many people in the industry.. The confusion occurs when these … Read more here..
Article explaining the difference between Vessel Agent and Carrier Agent.. Are they NOT the same ?? you ask.. In a few cases it could be the same, but there is … Read more here..
The difference between pre-carriage and on-carriage needs to be understood very clearly by the exporter, importer, shipping line, forwarder, clearing agent, insurance and everyone else involved in order to ensure … Read more here..
When I searched my site recently, I saw how many articles I had written about the “Difference between” something or the other.. Well, 29 so far to be exact.. This … Read more here..