Category: Trade Guide

What is RoRo Shipping 0

What are RoRo Shipments?

RoRo tracking is the process of keeping track of vehicles as they are loaded onto and unloaded from ships. This is done in order to ensure that the correct number of vehicles are loaded and unloaded, and that they are all accounted for. RoRo tracking is a vital part of logistics and supply chain management, and helps to keep track of inventory levels and movements.

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Consignee in shipping

A consignee is a person or company who is the recipient of goods that are being shipped. The consignee is responsible for receiving the goods and ensuring that they are unloaded from the vessel or aircraft

FOB Freight Terms 0

What Is FOB shipment?

An FOB shipment is a type of shipping arrangement in which goods are delivered to a designated location and the buyer assumes responsibility for the transportation costs. FOB stands for “free on board.” This type of shipping is often used when exporting goods from one country to another.

Container Tare Weight 0

Container Tare Weight

ust be deducted from the gross weight of a shipment to calculate the net weight of the goods. Tare weights are established by shippers and are indicated on bills of lading and other shipping documents . 

Wharfage Fee 0

All about Wharfage Fee and THC

In shipping, a wharfage fee is a charge assessed by a dock owner for the use of his facility. In other words, wharfage refers to the cost of using a wharf. The fee is based on the size of the vessel using the dock and the length of time it stay

All about Container Freight Station 0

All about Container Freight Station

A container freight station (CFS) is a facility where cargo containers are loaded and unloaded. These stations are usually located near ports or railheads. CFSs are used to store, maintain, and distribute containers. They often have cranes and other equipment to move containers around. Container freight stations play an important role in the global economy by facilitating the movement of goods around the world.

Dead Weight Tonnage 0

Dead Weight Tonnage

Deadweight is a measurement of a ship’s maximum capacity and is described as the utmost deadweight of the vessel. The estimation does not include the ship’s weight and instead considers the load of the freight on board, fuel, ballast water, fresh water, personnel, and staff food.

Visibility in Supply Chain 0

What It’s Like Having Visibility In Supply Chain

Many factors in logistics determine the quality of performance and reliability of this industry. The fact is that whoever is waiting for cargo to reach the final destination has many concerns about their goods. No matter if you own the cargo or you are just managing them. You need to know exactly where your cargo is and what was the last status of your shipments.

Port of Discharge and Port of Loading 0

Port of Discharge and Port of Loading

This is a typical misunderstanding among traders regarding the distinction between the port of delivery and the port of discharge. Is there a distinction between the port of discharge and the delivery location? Is the location of delivery the same as the port of discharge?

Freight Charge 0

What Is a Freight Charge?

When you transport your goods from one country to another, there is a fee you should pay for the whole transportation process. This is called Freight Charge or freight rate. So the shipper pays the money to the carrier. This fee changes for each shipment and depends on many different factors.