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Multi-Modal and Inter-Modal transport are same.. or not?

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Intermodal – is the movement of cargo from origin to destination by several modes of transport where each of these modes have a different transport provider or entity responsible, each with its own independent contract.. Multiple carriers contracted to fulfill a single journey..           Multimodal – is the movement …

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Advertising and Promotional Tips for freight industry

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Advertising and Promotional Opportunities Shipping and Freight Resource is a multi-award-winning website featuring educational articles, news, and executive insights into the shipping and freight industry.. Our content helps millions of readers understand the technicality, the latest developments, and trends in the industry making us one of the most visited shipping and logistics media outlets …

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Information about “Billing Adjustment”

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  A billing adjustment is an additional charge for services issued after a freight shipment has been delivered. When there is a discrepancy between the freight information provided by the customer at the time of the quote versus the freight information determined by the carrier during transit, a billing adjustment …

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Simple formula for Paying unnecessary air freight on the volumetric weight

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All freight movements are subject to weight-to-volume calculations to obtain a volumetric weight versus the actual weight. Freight is then charged on the larger of the two weights to ensure a minimum yield for the movement of the freight. With air freight every cubic metre (m3) of freight is considered …

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Maritime Industry

In this article we unpack the difference between Maritime, Shipping, Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain and how it is all connected, starting with some simple definitions of these terms.. Maritime Industry = anything related to the ocean, sea, ships, navigation of ships from point A to point B, seafarers, ship …

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How to Calculate Chargeable Weight for Air Freight Shipments

The Chargeable Weight of Air Freight shipments are calculated as the Actual Weight (Gross Weight) or the Volumetric (also called Volume or Dimensional) Weight of the shipment, whichever is the greater. This uses an estimated weight that is calculated based on the dimensions (length, width and height) of a package …

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Benefits of Selecting an Independent Freight Forwarder

Benefits of partnering with an independent freight forwarder There are many questions to ask when deciding on whether to choose a large multinational freight forwarder or a small independent freight forwarder for international and domestic logistics and freight services. This post will go through the question of “Why Choose an …

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Difference between vessel name and voyage number

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Vessel name and Voyage number We have already discussed about difference between mother vessel and feeder vessel in this web blog. Let us discuss about vessel name vs voyage number. Vessel name with voyage number are mentioned in Bill of lading of each shipment issued by carrier of goods. Some …

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Freight Terms

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Thanks to Freight Center FREIGHT RELATED TERMS Freight Agents Freight Rates Freight Cost Freight Quotes Freight Broker Freight Haulers Freight Hauling Interstate Freight Ground Freight Heavy Freight Freightways Consolidated Freight Container Freight Cargo Containers Discount Freight Domestic Freight Expedited Freight Find Freight Freight Class Freight Bill Audit Freight Consolidation Freight …

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Starting Export and Import Business Guidelines

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Starting Export Business Guidelines The main objective to present “How to Export Guide“, is to help Export Import community to understand the practical process of starting a Export Import Business. “How to Export Guide” has been especially designed for start ups, small- and medium-sized enterprises that are considering diversification in …

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Volume Weight Converter Formula

Volume Weight Converter Formula Air Freight Dimension In Centimeters L x B x H x No.Ctns = Vol.Weight ———————– 6000 Dimension In Inch L x B x H x No.Ctns = Vol.Weight ———————– 366   Sea Freight Dimension In Centimeters L x B x H x No.Ctns = CBM(M3) ————————- …

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Guidelines for setting up ICD and CFS in India

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1.    DEFINITION OF ICD/CFS An Inland Container Depot / Container Freight Station may be defined as :- A common user facility with public authority status equipped with fixed installations and offering services for handling and temporary storage of import/export laden and empty containers carried under customs control and with Customs …

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Important function of a bill of lading

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In order to answer this question, let’s explore the functions of the bill of lading in detail.. A Bill of Lading (B/L) has 3 basic functions or roles as below (in no particular order).. 1) Evidence of Contract of Carriage The B/L is the EVIDENCE of the contract of carriage entered into between the …

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Foreign Customs Website Links

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Canada http://www.ccra-adrc.gc.ca Argentina http://www.customs.gov.au/ Finland http://www.tulli.fi/ France http://www.ambafrance-us.org Indonesia http://www.beacukai.go.id/ Ireland http://www.revenue.ie/ Japan http://www.customs.go.jp/ South Korea http://www.customs.go.kr/ Netherland http://www.belastingdienst.nl/ New Zealand http://www.customs.govt.nz/ Singapore http://www.customs.gov.sg/ South Africa http://www.sars.gov.za/ Sweden http://www.tullverket.se/ Switzerland http://www.zoll.admin.ch/d/news/news.php Thailand http://www.customs.go.th/wps/wcm/connect/CustEn/Home/HomeWelCome Turkey https://turkey.visahq.com/customs/ U.A.E. http://www.sharjahcustoms.gov.ae/ U. K. http://www.hmce.gov.uk/ U.S.A. http://www.cbp.gov/ Iceland http://www.tollur.is/ Estonia http://www.customs.ee/

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