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Fumigation Certificate Meaning & The complete guide

What is a Fumigation Certificate?

A fumigation certificate validates whether all the wooden contents that are part of the cargo, such as the boxes, pallets, etc. have been chemically disinfected. It is also known as a pest-control certificate Read More

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Inland Container Depot (ICD) - Meaning & The complete process

Inland Container Depot (ICD) - Meaning & The complete process

An Inland Container Depot (ICD) is a container storage facility situated in the hinterlands, away from any major port. Shipping companies use ICDs to store and move containers before and after transporting them to the seaport. Read More

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Customs House Agent or Broker Guide for Indian Exporters

Customs House Agent or Broker: Guide for Indian Exporters

In the Indian context, a Customs House Agent (CHA) or a Customs Broker is a license holding individual that helps exporters and importers with their shipments at the customs station. They ensure that the shipment passes through the customs without any hassles and reaches the destination on time. Read More

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Container Yard (CY) A guide to International Shipping

Container Yard (CY) | A guide to International Shipping

Container yards are vast spaces, used to accommodate containers before they’re packed with consignments and shipped to the port. The purpose of having a container yard is not to take up too much of the valuable space at the port and create a separate space for their storage and maintenance. Read More

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TEU Twenty-foot equivalent unit Meaning & The complete guide to shipping

TEU | Twenty-foot equivalent unit | Meaning & The complete guide to shipping

Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) is a widely used unit of measurement in the shipping business. It is an intermodal shipping container with dimensions (L x B x H) : 20ft x 8ft x 8ft. At least 9 to 11 pallets are held by these containers subject to the type of pallets i.e., standard or EUR pallets. The capacity of 2 TEUs is equivalent to the capacity of 1 FEU. Read More