Risks and Liabilities of a Freight Forwarder

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Freight forwarders are an integral part of the supply chain and global maritime trade.. A freight forwarder serves as a conduit for global trade between importers, exporters, BCOs (Beneficial Cargo … Read more..

Difference between Maritime, Shipping, Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain

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..

Freight benchmarking and its benefits

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Benchmarking – is a business tool used by companies to evaluate and compare the current position and standing of the company against similar companies and organisations in the same business … Read more..

Who pays what charges in a sea freight shipment

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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..

Correlation between demurrage, detention and freight rates

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Demurrage and Detention – two terms that may be at the top of the most controversial charges levied by shipping lines.. While shipping lines may consider demurrage and detention a … Read more..

Executive Insights : Steve Walker talks to us about freight forwarders and technology

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The movement of goods over great distances using ships has been carrying on for many centuries.. Many things have changed in the shipping and freight industry over the years, but … Read more..

Shipping Jargon : Street Turn

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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..

Fake goods and a freight forwarder’s liability

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Freight forwarders are an integral part of the supply chain and global trade, involved in handling goods using all modes of transport (sea, road, rail and air).. However, many people … Read more..

Difference between a Freight Forwarder and NVOCC

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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..

How does demurrage, detention and port charges work..??

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Even though there are distinct differences between demurrage, detention and port charges, many are still oblivious to these differences and there have been several questions on this blog relating to … Read more..

Executive Insights: FreightHub Co-Founder Michael Wax on online freight forwarding

We talked with FreightHub co-founder Michael Wax about What his company is doing to establish itself as an active partner to shippers, and what the ideal forwarder-shipper relationship should look … Read more..

Executive Insights: PhishTrain Co-Founder Jake Sylvestre on mitigating risks in logistics

New technology has opened users up to cybercrime, thanks to security loopholes, lack of training, or sometimes both. We chatted with PhishTrain Co-Founder Jake Sylvestre about how managers should think … Read more..