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4th October 2019

LCL vs FCL – When to Make the Switch

When should I consider FCL over LCL? As an importer or exporter (shipper) of ocean freight, there’s a lot to consider when choosing the mode of ocean transport. Prior to approving a shipment a shipper must decide whether it makes...
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5th June 2019

Uncovered: the mysterious language used by freight professionals

Have you ever been on the phone to your freight forwarder and found yourself completely lost in the complexity of freight talk? Given the sheer amount of acronyms and lingo that exists within the industry, you would be forgiven for...
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12th May 2019

Incoterms explained (inc. Infographic)

Incoterms, short for international commercial terms, are arguably one of the most important facets of international trade Why Incoterms are used: In short, they advocate the exact point in which the consignor (usually the seller), and consignee’s (usually the buyer)...
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