- Last updated on February 23, 2024 by Ben Thompson
Over the past few years there have been advancements in technology that have transformed the traditional paper based Bill of Lading into an Electronic Bill Of Lading (eB/L) format. This new technology is also referred to as E Bill of Lading, Electronic Bill or Digital Bill of Lading. The new Electronic Bills of Lading can…
- Last updated on February 21, 2024 by Ben Thompson
Optimize shipping costs with container consolidation. Combine smaller shipments into one full container load. Save on fees and reduce damage risk. Learn how to arrange and choose the right consolidator for seamless logistics.
- Last updated on February 19, 2024 by Ben Thompson
A Certificate of Free Sale (CFS), also known as a Certificate to Foreign Governments or Certificate for Export, validates that a product meets legal standards and is safe for consumption. It's crucial for international trade, ensuring smooth customs clearance and preventing shipment issues. Without it, exports face delays, fines, or even rejection.
- Last updated on February 16, 2024 by Ben Thompson
The Bill of Lading is key in shipping, acting as proof of shipment and cargo ownership. It details the contract and receipt of goods. The article differentiates between House and Master Bills of Lading, essential for global trade efficiency.
- Last updated on February 14, 2024 by Ben Thompson
First, a Bill of Lading is a the most important shipping document involved in the import export process. However, some shippers may not understand the bill of lading meaning or the types of bill of lading that are issued along the supply chain. So, in this article we give insight into the bill of lading…
- Last updated on February 12, 2024 by Ben Thompson
Customs brokers facilitate international trade by ensuring goods comply with customs regulations, preventing delays and fines. They handle documentation, duties, and taxes, making them indispensable for businesses engaged in cross-border trade. Their expertise in navigating complex customs processes and regulations helps goods move smoothly across borders, emphasizing the importance of choosing the right broker for…
- Last updated on February 9, 2024 by Ben Thompson
The journey from the standardization of the TEU to the development of Ultra Large Containerships has revolutionized global trade. With capacities surpassing 18,000 TEUs, these vessels underscore the quest for efficiency, while also posing challenges for ports and routes.
- Last updated on February 8, 2024 by Ben Thompson
A Commercial Invoice is an important trade document that is used in Global Trade and shipping. When products are shipped Internationally the shipper must provide the Consignee (importer) with a detailed Commercial Invoice template and other shipping documentation.
- Last updated on February 5, 2024 by Ben Thompson
If you’re an importer, exporter or trading company then you would understand the process of countersigning and adding countersignatures to important sales contracts and documents. Countersigning proforma invoices, purchase orders and sales contracts requires both buyer and seller to add their company stamp or company seal, and their signature onto both documents.
- Last updated on February 2, 2024 by Ben Thompson
The advantages of car container shipping, where safety meets cost-effectiveness. This method not only shields your vehicle from harm but also offers the convenience of transporting multiple cars simultaneously. Explore how it's changing the game in vehicle logistics.