Customs Broking

May. 5, 2021 by

Customs broking or customs brokerage is a profession that involves the “clearing” of goods through customs barriers for importers and exporters (usually businesses). This involves the preparation of documents and/or

Reducing International Ocean Freight Shipment Costs

Apr. 20, 2021 by

If you ship products internationally, you are surely interested in reducing international ocean freight costs. Sometimes you may have international ocean freight shipments that are not large enough to fill

Air Freight Vs Ocean Freight – Factors Needing Comparison

Mar. 16, 2021 by

We are required to make choices not only in personal life, but in business too. Let’s consider international shipping. The two main options that we usually get include air freight

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

Bulk Cargo

Feb. 2, 2021 by

Bulk cargo is commodity cargo that is transported unpackaged in large quantities. It refers to material in either liquid or granular, particulate form, as a mass of relatively small solids,

Important Info About Sea Freight and Bulk Cargo Shipping Including Breakbulk and Dry Bulk Cargo

Jan. 26, 2021 by

If you are interested in shipping materials that require bulk cargo shipping, chances are your items will be best transported by sea with a bulk carrier. Sea transport for bulk

The Benefits of Online Freight Forwarding for Businesses

Jan. 7, 2021 by

We are used to freight forwarding when we are importing and exporting goods from one destination to the next. But, why is it essential to consider online freight forwarding and

Export Containers Are Still Rare, These Are Suggestions for Container Depos

Jan. 7, 2021 by

The Indonesian Container Depot Association (Asdeki) proposed several suggestions related to the problem of export containers that are rare in the country. JAKARTA – The Indonesian Container Depo Association (ICDA)

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

Indonesian Logistics Forwarder Association (ILFA) Reveals the Rare of Export Containers

Dec. 17, 2020 by

JAKARTA – Indonesia finds it difficult to get empty containers due to unequal competition in international trade. The reason is, shipping to the United States (US) is more attractive than