Many journalists and Twitteratis around the world might be having withdrawal symptoms after the Ever Given has been refloated from being stuck diagonally across the Suez Canal.. Although the vessel … Read more here..
Competition is one of the constants in business, something that can spur you on and make you better or something that can bring you down.. Every industry has competition in … Read more here..
The World Trade Organization has officially selected Dr.Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a Nigerian economist and former finance minister, to be its next chief making her the first woman and the first African … Read more here..
February 11, 2021. : Chinese quarantine measures are grounding truckers, just as maritime carriers are clearing out backlogs. The Chinese New Year is exacerbating COVID-19-related shipping delays outbound China. A … Read more here..
In Part 1 of this article I wrote a bit about the history of globalisation and trade and its connection with the bill of lading and the road to Electronic … Read more here..
With the dropping out of South Korea’s Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee from the race for Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the path is now clear for Nigerian … Read more here..
The continent of Africa comprises of 55 countries with about 1.35 billion people (16.72% of the global population) calling it home. The continent has a combined GDP of more than … Read more here..
– Is there a connection between Incoterms® and the shipping line..?? – Should Shipping Lines be concerned with Incoterms®..?? – How does Incoterms® affect the shipping line..?? These are few … Read more here..
Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides insights and thoughtful analysis about the industry.. This series features selected individuals from the industry and is aimed … Read more here..
A question from a reader about an issue with a certification agency which lead to the reader’s containers being stopped by customs in China.. Comments welcome.. Go to full article … Read more here..
Carriers struggle to cope with equipment shortages as transshipment ports see an increase in October cargo rollovers, reveals the latest Ocean Insights data. Strong demand for container shipping space on … Read more here..
You would have seen this terminology called HS Code across many trade documentation or correspondences.. What does this HS Code mean, who uses it and what is it used for..?? … Read more here..
Fonterra, one of the world’s leading international dairy processors, has completed its first e-presentation for a shipment from New Zealand to China using WAVE BL’s blockchain-based technology with HSBC as … Read more here..
Timber is one of the most common and popular forestry products shipped around the world, in various forms, using general-purpose ships, specialised log carriers, and also in containers.. The global … Read more here..
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..