Sending Sea Cargo of Hazardous Goods

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Previously we highlighted the “Classification and Shipping of Hazardous Goods” to stress that not only are hazardous good classified in nine tiers, but also they should be duly labelled for transit accordingly. The AITA has set regulations that make shipment of hazardous goods over air travel tricky if your cargo is on the list of… Read more »

Classification and Shipping of Hazardous Goods

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Items with integral hazardous characteristics are classified as dangerous or hazardous goods. When shipping items that have been classified as such that if not properly controlled can cause health issues or hurt to those who are handling the goods in transit, which is irresponsible of the sender/owner. Thus the classification and shipping of hazardous goods… Read more »

A Brief Shipping Guide for Shipments for Australia

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Knowing the basics and important factors when moving goods in and out of a country can be beneficial, so we’ve put together a concise shipping guide for shipment that meant to travel to or from Australia. Whether it’s for personal reasons, such as sending a parcel overseas, documents, personal belongings or even excess luggage, to… Read more »

Types of Internal Packaging Materials for your Cargo Goods

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Many types of packaging materials can be used when packing your cargo goods. From bubble wrap, air bags, to cardboard and the likes of foam peanuts or pellets, there are many to choose from. But you should remember, each item of internal packaging material has its own uses and features, and they should be used… Read more »

Tokyo 2020 Freight Forwarding and Customs Guide

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Whilst Japan prepares for the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics games in Tokyo, some freight forwarding and customs guides have been adjusted to for those exporting and importing to and from Japan concerning Olympiad formalities and equipment. These concern those that are considered Game Stakeholders, that is people or organizations that involved in the games… Read more »

2020 Ocean Shipping Industry Trends to Prepare for

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As the New Year draws closer, we look at how global trade may be affected. With these 2020 ocean shipping trends to keep an eye out for, you will be able to decide for yourself what business decisions to make. Increase in Shipping Costs If you were to compare the shipping industry costs to China… Read more »

KYC Customs Requirement when Shipping to India

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With time and newer procedures, policies and operations are brought into action, you will find change is just part and parcel of life, be it personal or business related. One change in the shipping industry that has affected the world over would be the Low Sulfur Surcharge that will go into effect on 1 January… Read more »

Changes in the Shipping Industry with Low Sulfur Surcharge

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There have been many changes in the shipping industry in the past. We have seen the chassis business change with the exit of carriers, the US labour issues (between the east and west), the introduction of mega vessels into the market over a decade ago, to atypical peak seasons to shipping rate fluctuations, the shipping… Read more »

Transco Cargo Automotive Shipping Logistics

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If you’re looking for a full service automotive shipping and logistics partner, Transco Cargo is here to deliver it for you. Whether you are an automotive dealer or auctioneer, commercial client or a car owner, we are able to handle your automotive shipping logistics from end to end. We take care of the dynamics of… Read more »

Australian Transport News – Parkes Logistics Terminal

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In Australian transport news, New South Wales saw the opening of the newest and largest regional terminal being opened in Australia courtesy of Pacific National. The new terminal named Parkes Logistics Terminal with a price tag of $35 million is slated to increase inland rail productivity by focusing on the fact that the terminal will… Read more »