Transco Cargo Waybill and Bill of Lading Guide

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A Bill of Lading (B/L) and a Waybill are considered extremely important shipping documents with concern to international trade. The key difference between the two is the fact that Waybill does not convey the Title. The cargo can only be released to the person named as consignee on the waybill and no original documents are… Read more »

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 »

Apply Best Packing Techniques and Practices when Shipping Boxes

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If you are planning on shipping boxes of your personal effects or even excess luggage, knowing the best packing techniques and practices can go a long way should you opt to handle the packaging yourself. Here are some best packing techniques and practices to keep in mind when packing your own shipping boxes. Leave No… 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 »

Shipping Seafood

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Seafood is a major industry in Australia, being an island its one of the core trades that have been around for centuries. Currently the seafood industry is made up of both wild captures and aquaculture farms, with stable numbers for the last two decades being approximately being 230,000 tonnes per annum for shipping seafood nationally… Read more »

Advanced Tech Influencing Traditional Freight Business Models

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With changes and technological advances, you may often see ripples in the way things have been done for years and that is to be expected, but what if they are causing more than just a ripple. With more and more innovation occurring in the transport and logistics industry, you need to be advised on how… Read more »

Choosing the Right Type of Freight for your Product Shipments

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You will end up choosing the freight option based on what you are looking to ship or transport. Your mode of transportation should be considered to ensure that the supply chain process flows smoothly. When choosing the right type of freight for your product shipments, you should consider various factors. The decision making process of… Read more »

The Role Sri Lanka Plays in South Asia’s Regional Connectivity

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With Sri Lanka’s strategic location providing for international and region connectivity, it will remain a key maritime and logistics hub. Even with its proximity to all major ports of the Indian subcontinent, the port of Colombo still stands its ground as the maritime port of choice for many trading routes. Its superior infrastructure compared to… Read more »

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