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    Day In Life of a Custom Broker in Malaysia

    Do you ever wonder what it is like to be custom broker? What are the required skills and knowledge in...

    Why Do Ocean Freight Rates Change? A Definitive List Of Reasons.

    Introduction Have you ever pondered why ocean freight rate changes on a month to month basis? Ever...

    Impact of Detention and Demurrage

    What is Detention and Demurrage In simple terms, detention is charges by the Vehicle Operated Container Carrier (VOCCs) for...

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    When to Use FCA vs FOB?

    From the buyer’s perspective, if you only had two options to choose from, you would almost always choose FOB (Free on Board) term; From the seller’s perspective,...

    What is Cartage Fee in Logistics?

    You would usually encounter logistics cost in two ways; (1) A lumpsum fee covering a determined leg of transportation or (2) An itemized costing detailing all aspects...

    Ex Work Shipment Only Benefits the Seller?

    Ex Work Shipments is an INCOTERM shipping arrangement that places the highest degree of responsibility to the buyer to arrange the end-to-end transportation of the cargo. The...

    Everything About Shipping Pallets

    Introduction Shipping Pallets are the unsung hero of the logistics supply chain. A wooden pallet allows faster cargo loading and unloading. It is because...

    4 Definite Ways to Reduce Detention and Demurrage Costs

    For shipments arranged in FOB, FAS, CNF, and CIF. The consignees are liable for any costs incurred during the delivery of containers from the port of discharge...

    Is My Container Seaworthy? (Or Not)

    In most sea export cases, the containers used for loading and transportation are carrier owned containers (COC) as to shipper owned containers (SOC). For freight transportation arranged...

    What is an NVOCC?

    Introduction Some logistics service provider presents themselves as an NVOCC, some as a Freight Forwarder, some defines their business as Multimodal Transportation Operator, and...
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