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

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

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

The General Rate Increase In Shipping And It’s Goal In Global Liner Shipping

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                            The General Rate Increase In Shipping and its goal in global liner shipping can never be overrated. Nowadays, the term “General Rate Increase” has become very … Read More

The Need To Establish Processes In Logistics

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        Processes in logistics are procedures designed and used to ensure that the goals of a business are accomplished. These processes are directed at coordinating and streamlining all operations so as to operate efficiently and offer greater … Read More

Why Shipping Companies Evaluate Carriers…

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Shipping companies, shippers and freight forwarders are constantly seeking carriers that can give them satisfactory services and competitive freight rates. But with carriers having almost the same freight rates, port rotations and even transit times, service quality is the only … Read More

Importance Of Documentation Of Goods Being Transported

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  The importance of proper documentation of goods being transported can never be overrated. Transport document is one that is issued under a contract of affreightment. The basic reason for this is to enable those who are responsible for checking, … Read More

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