Secrets of International Trade
the circumstances shipping companies may levy one or more charges, in
additional to the standard rates.
The foreign may buyer arrange the transportation of the goods himself and many countries now insist that their importers use the country's own merchant fleet or
flag line for importing goods.
In shipping your goods by sea, you can choose from different types of ocean shipping:
non-conference lines, tramp shipping lines or national flag lines.
When the exporter's goods have been unloaded at the dockside, it is the shipping company's responsibility to ensure that they loaded aboard the correct ship.
With the goods safely loaded aboard the ship, the shipping agent issues a
"clean" ocean bill of lading to the exporter
when there are no shortages or damaged crates.
Freight charges are based on weight
or measurement... The rate are per pound or per unit of 250 cubic inches. The contract between the airline and the exporter
are called an
The freight forwarder ensure
that your goods
receive the priority, documentation are appropriately filled and your goods
reaches its destination in the specified time.
Many factors influences the method by which
goods are transported: commodity, market trends, politics, economic stability, geographical elements and climate. "Freight Forwarders"
has to adapt to these factors.
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