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Export 101 E-Book: The Basic Building Blocks

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Aug 1, 2016 9:15:58 AM

Need to work out the international logistics for your recent global sale? There are a few important things to know before beginning the process. Most importantly, you will need to arrange the transportation and file export formalities with governing bodies. With some basic knowledge and the help of a professional freight forwarder, you will be positioned for export success.

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Topics: Logistics, INCOterms, Cargo Insurance, Exporting, ISPM 15, AES, International Trade, export documentation

Incoterms Defined: Carriage Paid To (CPT)

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Sep 24, 2015 7:14:44 AM

Incoterms are standardized terms used within international trade to outline the exact delivery terms between a buyer and seller. Incoterms summarize who is responsible for loading and unloading, delivery, payment and insurance. So, who is responsible for these activities when the Carriage Paid To (CPT) term is selected? 

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Topics: INCOterms

Incoterms Explained: Free Carrier (FCA)

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Aug 31, 2015 3:11:59 PM

Incoterms are standardized terms used within international trade to outline the exact delivery terms between a buyer and seller. Incoterms summarize who is responsible for loading and unloading, delivery, payment and insurance. So, who is responsible for these activities when the Free Carrier (FCA) term is selected? 

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Topics: INCOterms

Ex-Works: Incoterms Explained

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Aug 25, 2015 9:19:00 AM

Incoterms are standardized terms used within international trade to outline the exact delivery terms between a buyer and seller. Incoterms summarize who is responsible for loading and unloading, delivery, payment and insurance. So who is responsible for these activities when the Ex-Works (EXW) term is selected? 

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Topics: INCOterms

LCL Shipping Solutions

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Mar 4, 2015 1:55:00 PM

Less-Than-Container-Load (LCL) shipping is a great solution for importers and exporters who buy or sell small quantities of product. LCL shipping enables shippers to combine their small quantity of freight with other shippers to reduce transportation costs. Additionally, LCL shipping can be used within Just-In-Time (JIT) supply chains to increase efficiency and decrease inventory waste. Electing to move cargo via LCL options can result in cost savings due to the fact that shippers only pay for the space they need. Furthermore, shippers who do not have enough product ready to fill a full container, can ship via LCL to meet a customer arrival deadline. 

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Topics: Freight, INCOterms, Cargo Insurance, Supply Chain, Importing, Compliance, Exporting, LCL

Navigating the Seas of Incoterms

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Jan 30, 2015 10:23:00 AM

International Commerce Terms (Incoterms), the standardized terms used in international trade, can be a complex topic for shippers. Essentially, Incoterms are the rules of international trade which outline the exact delivery terms between a buyer and seller. Incoterms outline who is responsible for loading and unloading, delivery, payment and insurance. 

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Topics: Logistics, INCOterms, Supply Chain

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