11/15/2015

SCAC CODE List in xls file – download

Click here to Download SCAC Code list  
11/14/2015
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India Service tax + Swachh Bharat Cess calulation method

Service tax + Swachh Bharat Cess calulation methods.       Note: this is sample entry only. Check with your internal auditor for more clarifications     […]
11/13/2015

India -Service Tax Notification No. 22/2015-effective from 15th Nov 15

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)] GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)   New […]
11/07/2015

Difference between ICD, On Dock CY and Off Dock CY

ICD, On Dock CY and Off Dock CY are some terms you might have heard during the course of your day to day work.. Here is an […]
11/04/2015

Difference between Demurrage and Detention charges

Demurrage Charges  relates to cargo (while the cargo is in the container) Detention charges relates to equipment (while the container is empty after unpacking or before […]
11/03/2015

5 Tips on How To Choose a Freight Forwarder

1. Make sure the freight forwarder has experience. This could almost be the whole list. Experience, experience, experience. It might be fairly easy to start a […]
11/01/2015

Indian Customs Site

In India, to file IGM, CGM, Shipping bill, Bill of entry, you can use the below link https://www.icegate.gov.in The ICEGATE also provide 24X7 helpdesk facility Toll […]
10/31/2015

Standard Carrier Alpha Codes ( SCAC) creator link

The Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC®) is a unique two-to-four-letter code used to identify transportation companies. NMFTA developed the SCAC identification codes in the mid 1960’s […]
07/19/2015

12 Different Types of Shipping Containers and Their Usage

Why is cargo shipped in standardized containers The idea of shipping boxes that could be loaded onto trucks, moved to trains or ships and then loaded back onto […]
07/15/2015
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Airway bill check digit calculations

The below algorithm is for calculating the last digit (check digit) of a MAWB. Method of calculating the check digit The MAWB number consists of a […]
06/20/2015

Container Dimensions / Weight

EQUIPMENT INTERIOR DIMENSIONS DOOR OPENING TOP OPENING TARE WEIGHT CUBC CAPACITY PAYLOAD 40′ High cube Container L:12.056m 39′ 6 ½ W:2.347m 7′ 8 ¼ H:2.684m 8′ […]
05/31/2015
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Freight Basics – INCO Terms

Freight Basics – INCO Terms When negotiating an international sales contract the Terms of Sale can be just as important as the sale price. Language barriers […]
05/31/2015

India, New service tax 14% is applicable effective from 01-Jun-15

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZZETE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)] Government of India Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) Notification No. […]
05/30/2015
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Basics of LTL and FTL Shipping

First, don’t let the acronyms overwhelm you. Less Than Truckload (LTL)  and Full Truckload (FTL) are types of freight shipping that sound exactly as they are […]
05/20/2015
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Expectation from a Freight Forwarder

Freight forwarders handle the shipment of freight across several carriers and modes of transport. A freight forwarder will arrange carriage—from origin to destination—contracting with carriers that […]
04/22/2015
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What is MAWB?

MAWB is the abbreviation of Master Air Waybill is the most important document issued by a carrier either directly or through its authorized agent. It is […]
02/02/2015

How to Start a Small Freight Business

Millions of tons of textiles, food, equipment and raw materials are hauled across the highways of the United States every year. No matter what the current […]
02/02/2015

Freight Forwarding Service

Freight forwarding is a service used by companies that deal in international or multi-national import and export. While the freight forwarder doesn’t actually move the freight […]
02/01/2015

Air Freight

Air freight parcel delivery is the transfer and shipment of goods via an air carrier, which may be charter or commercial. Such shipments travel out of […]
01/28/2015

Compare Shipping Rates

Shipping rates differ considerably between carriers depending on origin, destination, and package size, among other things. The only way for you to know if you are […]
01/21/2015

Minimizes your shipping expenses

1: Shipping bulk items: Possibly they can be shipped ‘knocked-down’ and re-packed to take up less space, which enables you to fit more cargo in a […]
01/19/2015

Questions before contacting an International Freight Forwarder

1)      What are my incoterms with my supplier or my buyer? At what point does my responsibility and liability of the cargo begin or end? 2)      […]
01/17/2015

Why hire a Freight Forwarding Company

If you are going to be moving and need help with freight forwarding, the best thing for you to do would be to hire a professional […]
01/16/2015

The Secrets to Successful Freight Forwarding

There are hundreds of freight forwarders in the USA alone. Some are globally recognized, some are locally strong and others who are small start up local […]
01/15/2015

How to become a Freight Forwarder

Between 2008 and 2018, employment of freight and cargo agents is expected to grow by 24 percent its 2008 national numbers of 85,900, reports the U.S. […]
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