The Secret to Understanding the Freight Rate Sheet – Abbreviations

Mar. 2, 2021 by

Accessorial Charges – Charges that are applied to the base tariff rate or base contract rate, e.g., bunkers, container, currency, destination/delivery. Aden War Risk Surcharge – A surcharge on goods

Benefits of Using Freight Forwarding Agents

Jan. 12, 2021 by

The freight industry has got different players who ensure that the business is in control and both the consignees and the freight company derive as much satisfaction as can be

Five Advantages of International Freight Forwarders For Export and Import

Jan. 5, 2021 by

Starting an export-import business is a challenging, but rewarding opportunity for both the small and large companies. There are many things which should be set in place before you ever

Shipping Glossary

Dec. 29, 2020 by

The Shipping glossary gives you a good overview of all the terminology used in the logistics world. Read through the different terms and ensure you understand the lingo. We are

Air Freight Forwarders – How They Help Make Global Business Work

Dec. 23, 2020 by

Our global economy depends on the import and export of goods to other countries. In fact, the cost of logistics in America accounts for 10% of national GDP. Logistics is

Value of Air Freight Services

Dec. 8, 2020 by

Air shipment services are widely used by different global enterprises. Companies find it fast and safe to convey merchandise from one point of the world to another. Entrepreneurs in the

Value Added Air and Sea Freight Shipping Services

Nov. 17, 2020 by

Transportation of goods by air is one of the most common choices for companies that need quicker conveying. Transportation of goods by air is a suitable option when the transfer

Is it Better to Use Freight Forwarding Or to Do the Logistics Yourself?

Oct. 6, 2020 by

By definition a freight forwarding supplier is a third party provider who takes care of all of the logistics involved in the shipment of goods from one place to the

Bill of Lading, a definition

Sep. 29, 2020 by

A bill of lading (sometimes abbreviated as B/L or BoL) is a document issued by a carrier which details a shipment of merchandise and gives title of that shipment to

Freight Forwarder, a definition

Sep. 15, 2020 by

A freight forwarder, forwarder, or forwarding agent, also known as a non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC), is a person or company that organizes shipments for individuals or corporations to get

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