China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) Initiative and its Impact Sri Lankan Logistics

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The OBOR, also known as China’s One Belt One Road Initiative is a strategic and economic agenda that will connect Eurosia, Africa and Oceania along two routes (maritime and on land). Supporters of One Belt One Road say that it will most likely aid economies in need with new infrastructure and economic aid, whilst some… Read more »

Ship your Private Vehicles and Belongings via Shipping Container with Transco Cargo

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As a freight forwarder, Transco Cargo is committed to the helping individuals with transporting their personal goods, be it a few or many. In the event of an overseas relocation, moving your personal belongings is not as easy as calling the movers. Nevertheless, there are a number of ways in which your personal cargo can… Read more »

What is Supply Chain 4.0

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    Also known as the Next Generation Digital Supply Chain platform, Supply Chain 4.0 has the potential to truly transform your supply chain management practices. So what is Supply Chain 4.0? Simply put, it’s the amalgamation various practices in order to facilitate a smooth running ship from manufacture to distribution. Automation plays a big… Read more »

Send a Motorbike as Personal Effects to Sri Lanka

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If you are looking to send a Motorbike to a loved one to Sri Lanka, then you are in luck as the Sri Lanka Customs authority has included the likes of a motor cycle, auto cycle or scooter that is no more than 3500CC classified as a passenger baggage item which means that you can… Read more »

Supply Chain Trends to Look Out For

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The progression of supply chain and logistics in global trade is ever evolving and thus, it is important to say on top of the supply chain trends that keep evolving, especially those that would affect your business model. Smart Warehouses The norm of warehouses is that at least 10% of the market deals with pallet… Read more »

Why you should Request for Marine Cargo Insurance Coverage

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A lot of business that trade in goods internationally make it a point to take on marine cargo insurance coverage because it safeguards their bottom line against losses for whichever reason (which we will talk about a little later in the blog).  If you are planning on freighting goods overseas via ocean cargo during seasons… Read more »

Why You Should Get Sea Cargo Insurance

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Sea Cargo is one on the preferred modes of transporting of freight between countries for centuries. At first it was the only means of which goods could be bartered across the oceans, but nowadays, compared to the alternative of air cargo, sea cargo fares better due to its cost efficiency. However, if you really were… Read more »

IncoTerms Rules for All Transport Modes

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In the last few blogs, we highlighted various factors that concern sea freight, payment terms and responsibilities between buyers and sellers. We’re highlighting the rest of the IncoTerms in this blog, to ensure that you have an all-round view of the ins and outs of all transport modes for whatever your freight forwarding requirement is…. Read more »

IncoTerms Rules across the Scope of Buyer and Seller for Sea Freight Transactions

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If you have been following our blog for the last few weeks, you would have realised that we highlighted a few things that relate to sea freight transactions. Last week, we looked at “Sea Freight Shipments and Payment Terms” and highlighted the scope of incoTerms. In this blog, we’re trying to make things more transparent… Read more »

Sea Freight Shipments and Payment Terms

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Even in the olden days, trade occurred with the barter of a good or service, and presently it’s done in exchange of money. Whilst merchants of the past paid for new goods in kind, in sea freight nowadays there are sea freight shipments and payment terms that come attached to it to ensure that transactions… Read more »

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