Profitability in sea freight shipment is not a myth or a unicorn.. It is very possible.. Read how.. It is not a secret that ocean transportation and logistics is currently … Read more..
Freight brokers are a traditionally integral part of the freight marketplace but often find it difficult to clearly see where they fit in amongst the waves of change now and … Read more..
Here is a live case study about a freight forwarder’s liability on uncleared cargo where the shipping line is holding the freight forwarder liable for an uncleared cargo even though … Read more..
Shipping precious products from place to place is not often an easy task, especially when considerations like cost, time, location and safety all combine to make choosing ideal routes and … Read more..
In response to the question Who is a Freight Forwarder, I explained that in the most succinct and layman terms, a Freight Forwarder maybe defined as a multi-function agent/operator who undertakes to … Read more..
This was a question from one the readers of the blog.. Its usually known as a back to back bill of lading rather than shipment as the shipment is actually … Read more..
Removal Companies , are companies that assist people emigrating or immigrating to/from (example) South Africa with their shipping requirements.. Various removal companies also specialise in corporate relocations.. The services of … Read more..
I thought a graphical overview of the flow of cargo for import, export and transhipment will help the users.. So please see the image below.. In case the image is … Read more..
One of the most common questions I get asked often is “how to calculate CBM”, specially by those clients who get charged per Freight Ton or Revenue Ton.. What is … Read more..