Traditional Versus Digital Freight Forwarders

Traditional Versus Digital Freight Forwarders

The concept of digital freight forwarders has been getting more traction in the last decade with more players arriving in the market, making the shift from a traditional freight forwarder. A traditional freight forwarder is defined as a company or … Continue reading

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Air Freight Container Guide

With air transport, calculating the specific weight of the cargo and persons is important as that directly attributes to the fuel and distances. Thus, ensuring that you have your air freight container weights and other specifications declared and regulated is … Continue reading

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Customs Clearance and Brokerage with Transco Cargo

Whenever you enter or leave a country, you are required to adhere to the country’s customs and quarantine regulations about what you pack in your suitcases when travelling. The same applies to goods arriving unaccompanied via sea or air, which … Continue reading

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Road Freight Transport

Cargo is most often transported via the roadway networks and infrastructure that have been built to facilitate easier and faster delivery of trade and commodity items. With concern to road  freight transport, freight forwarders and cargo companies in Australia need … Continue reading

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Shipper’s Letter of Instruction Documentation

When it comes to shipping globally, there are several important documents that required due attention and diligence to ensure against delays and disruptions to your supply chain. Most of the well-known shipping documents include bills of lading, commercial invoices, but … Continue reading

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Choosing Between Amazon Marketplace FBA or FBM

When Amazon opened up Amazon Marketplace it allowed third party sellers to use its powerful B2B platform to facilitate global trade. Whilst Amazon carries its Amazon brands and products, Amazon Marketplace allows for products of different brands and companies to … Continue reading

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Benefits of Ocean Visibility and End-to-End Ocean Freight Tracking

In a previous blog post, “Predictive Ocean Visibility”, we looked at how it has become a useful tool with more advances making it beneficial for stakeholders and supply chain management measures. In this we look at the benefits of ocean … Continue reading

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Chain of Responsibility Compliance

Often abbreviated as CoR, Chain of Responsibility is a  concept that aligns the legal obligations towards a party or parties of a supply chain during transport. This was devised towards establishing accountability during the transport of goods along the supply … Continue reading

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Coastal Shipping

Coastal shipping is the term that relates to the domestic transport of cargo freight between states of Australia and overseas nations via ocean freight vessels compared to that of road and rail freight means. As an island nation, coastal shipping … Continue reading

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What Happens after Rolled Cargo

Often, your cargo just doesn’t get on the ship. Usually this means the entire container that had your cargo in it, was not loaded onto the ship it was intended for. This is when your cargo gets classified as rolled … Continue reading

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