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Demurrage - Meaning, Charges & more

Demurrage | Meaning, Charges & more

The shipowners load or unload the consignment to the port in the given time frame, referred to as laytime. If the ship exceeds the laytime, it is required to stay at the port for a longer time, which will incur a cost. This cost is demurrage that is charged to the shipowner by the importer. Read More

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Airway Bill (AWB)

What is an Airway Bill (AWB)?

An Airway Bill (AWB) is a document that consists of all the details about the goods that are transported via air cargo. Airway Bills are issued by a carrier or the agent representing the carrier and have details such as the shipment contents, the details of the supplier and the recipient, terms, and conditions under which the trade is to occur, and other vital information. Read More

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How Air Freight Shipping Works in International Trade

How Air Freight Shipping Works in International Trade

Air Freight refers to the goods that are moved by loading them up in an aircraft carrier and sent to their destination via the aerial routes. These aircrafts can be passenger planes, commercial planes, or chartered flights. Read More

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How to calculate CBM - CBM Calculator

How CBM is calculated in Shipping?

Cubic meters (CBM) is one of the most predominantly used units of measurement of cargo transports globally. Learn how CBM is calculated for your export shipments. Read More

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LCL Shipment (Less than Container load)

LCL Shipping | Procedure & Charges under Less than Container Load shipments

Learn everything about LCL shipments including meaning, procedure and cost of LCL shipping and what differentiates it from an FCL shipment. Read More