Monday , May 20 2019

Benefits of container shipping


Benefits of container shipping There are numerous benefits to container shipping, one of the key ones being increased efficiency. A large container ship could carry over 200,000 sea containers in a single year, and around 8000 on a single voyage. It would take hundreds of aircraft and fleets of trucks …

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History of shipping containers


History of shipping containers The use of a shipping container in modern container shipping has been around for over 50 years. Pretty much from the first voyage, usage grew steadily, moving containers became accepted and in just five short decades container ships would carry well over 50% of the cargo …

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Shipping Container Guide

  A shipping container (also known as container, freight container, intermodal container, ISO container, hi-cube container, box, conex box and sea can) is a steel container, that can be used repeatedly in the safe, efficient movement of products within an intermodal freight transport system. Shipping container sizes There are a …

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Packaging your Items in Air Freight


Air freight is very much the premium end of the cargo business. It is used mainly for urgent and high-value items. Manufacturers use it for receiving ‘just in time’ components, and for distributing new products in high demand at their launch. There are restrictions on the weight and size of the …

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What is the significance of the term Ex-Works..??


What is the significance of the term Ex-Works..?? “Ex Works” means that the seller delivers when it places the goods at the disposal of the buyer at the seller’s premises or at another named place (i.e.,works, factory, warehouse, etc.).. The seller does not need to load the goods on any …

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WHAT IS BLIND SHIPPING? Shippers send a blind shipment when a third party handles the warehousing and delivery of the product and the shipper does not want the end customer to know a third party was involved. The bill of lading (BOL) will show the shipper’s name and address rather …

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SHIPPING HOME CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Logistics are key to efficiently building out new construction homes. Whether the properties are single- or multi-family/attached-home communities, effectively transporting materials to the job site is critical to success. The following types of cargo: Structural Materials: Lumber, plywood, SIPs, windows, roofing Masonry: concrete block, stone, brick for exterior, …

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Container door


The container frame is racked so that the door gear will not operate correctly. This may be caused by cargo shifting during transit. Look at the container to make sure that the doors are aligned and level, both top and bottom. The hinge pins and blade are seized due to …

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Temporary import


Temporary import Goods can be temporarily imported for, for example, demonstration purposes. If such a product is liable to import duties, a temporary import permit can be obtained. The product can then enter the EU free of import duties, provided that it is not used for production purposes and that …

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