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

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

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

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

Exportation Of Goods In Nigeria

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    In recent times, the exportation of goods in Nigeria has improved and increased the economy gross domestic products. The government has invested so much on how to minimize importation and encourage exportation of locally produced goods, products and … Read More

                 Ports And Terminals 

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  Ports and terminals are the essential parts of the global cargo distribution system for imports and exports. Because most economies of the world depend on imports and exports for growth, efficient international transport, which relies on a good port … Read More

Carriers As Key Players In The Supply Chain

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    Companies that provide the physical means of transporting goods are known as carriers, and their role is of extreme importance in any supply chain. These companies purchase (or hire) and manage the trucks, locomotives, ships, and aircraft, including … Read More

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