Benefits Of Cloud Computing To Logistics And Supply Chain

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\   The term “cloud” is used in an imaginative sense to express the complexity of infrastructure required for a Cloud System. The benefits of cloud computing to freight forwarders, logistics and supply chain can never be over-emphasized. Users of … Read More

Customs Agent Vis-a-Vis Freight Forwarders

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    A Customs agent may be defined as “one who is licensed by the Customs and authorized to act on behalf of importers and exporters in the clearing of goods in and out of the country”. It is not … Read More

Types Of Carriers And Services Offered

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        There are broadly two types of carriers, namely: “common carriers” and “private carriers”, each with peculiar ways of operations. Common carriers: Under the English Law, which many countries, including Nigeria, have adopted, a common carrier is … Read More

Information Technology In Warehouse Operations

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        The remarkable growth of logistics and distribution in the past fifty years has been possible due to advancements in information technology. Warehouse operators have increasingly adopted technology in order to be effective and efficient as well … Read More

Factors That Attract Or Discourage Users To A Port

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There are factors that primarily attract or distract users to a port. Port users are primarily ocean shipping lines, airlines, freight forwarders, importers, and exporters. Others who carry out businesses in the port include haulage companies, barge and lighterage operators … Read More

Safety Issues In WareHousing

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    Safety issues in warehousing is a crucial topic for all freight forwarders and logistics companies. Most warehouses and distribution centres have standard safety procedures. This is in addition to safety regulations required by certain authorities which must be … Read More

The Various Types Of Terminals

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    There are various types of terminals and they are designed to match the type of traffic which passes through them. Terminals are areas within the ports where major activities regarding cargo movement take place. They contain berths dedicated … Read More

The Nigeria Port Authority And It’s Reforms

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The Nigeria Ports Authority is the government agency responsible for providing port facilities and maritime services in all Nigerian seaports, oil terminals and jetties. It was established by the ports Acts 1954 and began operation on 1st April 1955. Its … Read More

Liner Conference And Trade Lane Agreements

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    Liner Conference And Trade Lane Agreements have been in existence for many years. For several years, liner shipping companies cooperated and worked together in various ways to provide services on major trade routes. They did this through a … Read More

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