What is Transshipment and Shipside?

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Transshipment and shipside are not words that are commonly used when dealing with personal effects shipping, but are known for those dealing with commercial trade.  In this blog, we look at what transhipment and shipside is and what it all entails. Transshipment Transshipment is essentially the transfer of a shipment from a vessel or a… Read more »

A Consol Box and the Benefits of Containerisation

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What’s a “Consol Box” you ask? It requires a bit of background information, so let’s get you all caught up with how a Consol Box works in containerised shipments and why LCL cargos are related to Consol Boxes. Containerisation revolutionised the shipping industry when it was introduced over six decades ago, making waves in globalisation… Read more »

The Difference between Packing and Packaging

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More often than not, the two terms are interchanged and unfortunately, that is not the case, as these two shipping terms are not synonymous. When it comes to purchasing items from ecommerce websites, you often see additional costs for the likes of “packing and packaging” or “post or postage”. Often these two are paired together… Read more »

Choosing the Packing for your Cargo

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The condition of your cargo during transport is heavily reliant on how well you pack it into the boxes or crates.  The type of packing you choose will also be based on the goods you are dispatching, the mode of transport and the condition you want to receive it at the destination point.  The type… Read more »

Choosing How to Dispatch your Cargo

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When you are sending freight overseas, your options are either air freight or sea freight. The selection process of how you choose which way to dispatch your cargo oversea is based on a few criteria. The deciding factors  are many including the level of urgency of the cargo, the physical nature of the cargo and… Read more »

An Introduction to Shipping to and from India

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Figuring out the different processes that is involved when shipping and to and from India is something that we undertake on your behalf.  To avoid any delays when shipping to and from India, knowing the basics is the best course of action. At Transco Cargo, we have put together a quick guide and introduction on… Read more »

The Processes of a Freight Forwarder

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A freight forwarder is an important part of the cargo industry that transports trillions of goods annually. By working closely with your freight forwarder, you can ensure the best experience in shipping globally. If you are in business, by partnering up with a great freight forwarder, you can expand and grow your trading business. One… Read more »

Australian Import Process Flow

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Are you looking to import into Australia? Looking for more information on the import process flow? We have you covered! Keep reading for essential information on the Australian import process flow when importing goods into Australia. First and foremost, you should be advised that any good being imported into Australia that is valued over AUD$1000… Read more »

What is Your Packing Requirement

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When you are shipping your cargo to another tow, out of state, or shipping it to another country, the quality of the packing plays a great factor in the condition of the goods when delivered. Assessing the goods to be shipped will enable you to understand the packing requirement. Factors to consider for your packing… Read more »

Where the Australian Logistics Industry Is Heading

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The Australian logistics industry is an important factor to the national, being an island, and thus many measures are taken to grow the transport, logistics and shipping industry state-by-state and as a nation on a yearly basis. In this blog post by Transco Cargo Australia, we look back on 2017 whilst highlighting expected forecasts by… Read more »

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