Wednesday , July 8 2020

Container Stuffing Options


Container Stuffing Options You can elect to have an empty container dropped off at your premises. Be ready to load soon to avoid extra charges. You will be responsible for the condition of the packing so ensure that it is well done. For overseas shipments you may require special ‘export …

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The FCL process


The FCL process As with most shipping, you have options. These can be summarized as – Door to Door Door to Port Port to Door Port to Port The choice will depend on cost, your level of preparedness for loading the shipment, and the arrangements you have with your consignee at …

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Full Container Load (FCL) Contd:- Container Sizes


Container Sizes The bulk of shipments are commercial goods, and the system of moving standardized, stackable steel boxes around the world has flourished thanks to the creation of International ISO standards. These ‘intermodal’ bulk containers can be conveyed by ‘ Ships Semi-trailers pulled by trucks Trains The most popular sizes …

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Full Container Load (FCL)


Full Container Load (FCL), as the name implies, is the standard form of shipping freight for those who have a large amount of goods to send. The FCL definition seems to imply that you have to fill the container totally, but in fact, this is not the case – you …

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Air Freight Options


Air freight is very much the premium end of the cargo business. It is used mainly for urgent and high-value items. Manufacturers use it for receiving ‘just in time’ components, and for distributing new products in high demand at their launch. There are restrictions on the weight and size of the …

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Clean on Board, Shipped on Board Meanings


  Clean on Board, Shipped on Board  & Received for Shipment bill of lading are essentially the same..   A Received for shipment bill of lading is confirming that the carrier has “received” the containers at their container yard for loading onto a specific ship or voyage.. This DOES NOT …

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Terms for Sale for Import Business


  Once you have established that your supplier is a reliable company and you have decided to go with them, there is bound to be some discussions and negotiations with your seller regarding the terms of sale, payment terms, credit terms etc etc.. For your own peace of mind it …

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Ground Freight?


WHAT IS GROUND FREIGHT? Ground freight is a cheap shipping method and is generally used to transport large items that are not time-sensitive. Ground freight shipping requires an average transit time of three to 10 days, depending on the pickup and delivery locations. If your shipment requires overnight, high speed …

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What is Container Freight?


WHAT IS CONTAINER FREIGHT? Containers are used for domestic and international shipments. Domestic container shipping uses a combination of rail and truck, while international containers are typically moved by ship and truck. HOW DO YOU SHIP CONTAINER FREIGHT? Container freight often entails more than one form of conveyance, making it a tall order …

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  FREIGHT HANDLING (OPTIONAL) FIRSTMILE SERVICE—WITH FirstMile service your freight will be picked up and packaged, then delivered to its destination. All the work will be done for you! FINAL (LAST) MILE—Final Mile is the delivery of the freight to its end customer, but with additional steps in between. This …

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