Digital Trade and ICC Initiatives

Digital Trade and ICC Initiatives

Going digital is a trend that has taken the world by storm in the last decade, and to ensure that the shipping industry stays on track, the International Chamber of Commerce or ICC has released some digital initiatives. These ICC … Continue reading

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How COVID-19 has affected Global Shipping in Q1 2020

With the World Health Organization declaring the COVID-19 disease a pandemic on 12th March 2020, there have been many changes and uncertainty the world over. Two weeks later, we look at how it has affected the globe shipping as it … Continue reading

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Blockchain for Global Shipping

Global shipping has expanded in many ways over the years, with new technologies changing the way processes are carried out, and improvements made to expedite transactions as the global demand grows for timelier access. One such technology that has changed … Continue reading

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Missing Items in Shipments

One of the most frequent complaints would be about missing items in shipments when they finally arrive at its destination after going through transit and customs procedures. In this blog, we look at why this may have happened. Also included … Continue reading

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Shipping Declaration Form

Declaring the contents of your shipment is an important process especially for international shipping. A shipping declaration form or statement is considered an important shipping document used by the likes of Transco Cargo, and freight forwarders as part of the … Continue reading

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Transco Cargo Waybill and Bill of Lading Guide

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 … Continue reading

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Sending Sea Cargo of Hazardous Goods

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 … Continue reading

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Classification and Shipping of Hazardous Goods

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 … Continue reading

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A Brief Shipping Guide for Shipments for Australia

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 … Continue reading

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Apply Best Packing Techniques and Practices when Shipping Boxes

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 … Continue reading

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