Is there a connection between Incoterms® and the shipping line..??

Opinion Piece

– 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..

Executive Insights – Jan Hoffmann, Chief of Trade Logistics – UNCTAD

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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..

Carriers struggle with container shortages while rollovers increase

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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..

Fonterra completes first blockchain trade transaction using Wave’s BL

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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..

Product Review : Centersource Platform

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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..

Safeguards against shipping and freight fraud

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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..

Defeating demurrage and detention with data – Register for the Webcast

To many customers around the world, demurrage and detention costs represent some of the most expensive fees that they will incur in the process of a trade transaction.. Although demurrage … Read more..

First cross-bank blockchain based letter of credit transaction completed

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Standard Chartered announced the successful completion of the first cross-bank Letter of Credit (LC) transaction between Vietnam and Thailand conducted over blockchain, in partnership with Asian Development Bank (ADB), Bank … Read more..

Shipping your first container..?? Here are some tips to help you

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In anything that we do in life, the first time is a scary thought – first time on a bike, first time driving a car, first time swimming, first date, … Read more..

What is a Certificate of Origin..??

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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..

Want to learn how to use Incoterms® 2020 effectively..?? Then read this..

Webinar

For the past 84 years, Incoterms® has been the cornerstone of global commercial trade, for robust trade negotiations directly or indirectly between parties and the rules have become the standard … Read more..