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Simple Secrets To Start A Vertical Farm

Insiders get vertical farming updates sent straight to them. Lead the field, sign up for emails and exclusive content here. Talking to people just like you, it’s clear that the first step is always the hardest on the road to building a vertical far...
by Pro Vertical Farm on Sep 1, 2015

There is no difference between CY and CFS…!!!

There is no difference between CY and CFS.. Read this article to find out more..
by Shipping in South Africa on Aug 25, 2015

Can I make Shipping and Freight Resource blog more useful for you..??

I have been writing this blog since 2008 and thought its time that I asked for some feedback from YOU, the loyal readers of this blog.. Please complete a small survey which will assist me in making this blog more useful and effective for all..
by Shipping in South Africa on Aug 20, 2015

What is Dangerous Goods

Dangerous goods (also referred to as Hazardous Cargo) means the substances, materials and articles that are covered by the IMDG Code and is cargo that is considered to be hazardous because of its flammable, corrosive, poisonous nature or other proper...
by Shipping in South Africa on Aug 17, 2015

Navkar Corporation IPO: Review and Recommendation

Analysis of Navkar Corporation IPO Raigad based Logistic Company Navkar Corporation is going to hit capital market with IPO on 24th August to raise Rs.600 crore. The company is majorly engaged in providing services of Container Freight Station (CFS).
by Hollywood Celebrities HQ Pics on Aug 14, 2015

Navkar Corporation IPO: Review and Recommendation

Analysis of Navkar Corporation IPO Raigad based Logistic Company Navkar Corporation is going to hit capital market with IPO on 24th August to raise Rs.600 crore. The company is majorly engaged in providing services of Container Freight Station (CFS).
by Indian Tax Updates on Aug 14, 2015

Who are the readers of this shipping and freight blog..??

I asked this question originally on 26th of September 2012 asking feedback from you, the readers, about yourself and any specific topics relating to shipping and freight you might be interested in.. There have been a few comments from readers.. I...
by Shipping in South Africa on Aug 1, 2015

Does demurrage and detention apply to LCL shipments

Does demurrage and detention apply to LCL shipments is a question asked by a reader after reading the very popular article about the difference between demurrage and detention..
by Shipping in South Africa on Jul 28, 2015

Jasa freight forwarrding pada export import barang

Jasa freight forwarrding pada export import barang, kita hampir pasti tidak bisa lepas dari negara lain, sehingga terkadang kita atau kita harus mengimport atau mengeksport barang dari negara lain. Pada jaman sekarang hampir tidak mungkin jika sebuah...
by Explorasi Indonesia on Jul 20, 2015

The connection between Shipping and Physics

Inspired by a reader Georgia, in this article I take you back to the REAL basics - the connection between Shipping and Physics.. I wrote earlier that the big floating thing that carries our cargo from point A to B is referred to as either a SHIP o...
by Shipping in South Africa on Jun 30, 2015

Weigh containers easily and avoid misdeclaration

As you are aware and as has been featured several times on this website, misdeclaration of container weight has been a big problem for ship owners and operators and is reported to have caused several accidents.. Now, a tech company in New Zealand...
by Shipping in South Africa on Jun 23, 2015

Update to House Bill of Lading is Dangerous

This is an update to my original article “House Bill of Lading is Dangerous” where we had some discussions surrounding the safety aspect or lack thereof, of using a House Bill of Lading for your shipments.. In the article, I asked for you...
by Shipping in South Africa on Jun 16, 2015

Forwarders more upbeat about airfreight than seafreight

The Stifel Logistics Confidence Index for May indicated some improvements from April’s decline. In particular, the six-month outlook appears bright as airfreight gained 2.8 points to 63.4 and sea freight increased 2.1 points to 62.9. Overall,...

Is there a link between demurrage and Incoterms..??

Is there a link between the demurrage charged by the shipping line and Incoterms®..?? This question was prompted by the below question from one of the readers.. Thank you Rizwan.. We have received huge shipment from our suppliers on CFR ba...
by Shipping in South Africa on Jun 2, 2015

Indonesia's logistics industry to grow at 15.2%

Frost & Sullivan is expecting the transportation & logistics market to grow with expected CAGR 15.2 per cent in 2015. Gopal R, global vice president, transportation and logistics practice at Frost & Sullivan said that the industry is set...

Kevin Douglas Bets on EnteroMedics (ETRM); Popeyes (PLKI) and AMERCO (UHAL) Top Estimates

EnteroMedics Inc. (ETRM) Kevin Douglas, an active securities and commodities investor, disclosed on Wednesday in a regulatory filing ( SC 13D ) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a 14.2% stake in ETRM (10,951,705 shares). ETRM reported...
by CRWE-PR Finance on May 28, 2015

APL Logistics Opens New Container Freight Station in Jakarta

APL Logistics announced the opening of a new container freight station (CFS) at the Tungya Collins Terminal in Cakung, North Jakarta. The new CFS extends APL Logistics’ footprint in Indonesia where it offers export consolidation and warehousin...

CMA-CGM takes India logistics stake

The CMA CGM Group, one of the world's leading global containers shipping companies, is pleased to announce that it has taken a strategic stake in the 25-years old company LCL Logistix, one of India's logistics leaders, via the Group's subsidiary...

20 ways the shipping container has taken over the world

In today’s shipping environment, nothing is more popular than the ubiquitous container.. You have read several articles in this blog about the freight container that apart from being used in shipping, is very widely being used for many other ty...
by Shipping in South Africa on Apr 30, 2015

A day in the life of a DG Approver

In my first post of the year, I mentioned that I will have many exciting new articles for you this year.. In line with my promise, I have decided to start a new series of posts titled "A day in the life of.....".. In this series I will cover what...
by Shipping in South Africa on Apr 28, 2015


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