July 29, 2018
Courier and logistic services
Courier services and logistics are the two terms that are mostly used interchangeably. The meaning of these two terms differs slightly and that discrepancy is subtle. In this article we will look at the differences between these two terms to make it easier for a layperson to understand.
The term courier refers to the person or the firm that provides the shipping services.
The term cargo stands for the process of transportation of bulky items by a shipping company also known as freight.
July 22, 2018
Packaging AND Storage
Cleaning up shipping’s act
Interest over the results of pollution caused by actions of shipping companies on the aquatic habitat is increasing. This is expected, bearing in mind that a bulk of world trade and diverse key economic activities including offshore oil and gas exploration and production, marine tourism and fishery involve ships of various kinds.
Underlining the gravity of the problem, DNV Container Ship Update, an authoritative voice in container shipping, said that if no serious act is implemented, reduce s...
July 22, 2018
Getting a Freight Quote
In getting a freight quote for your shipment, there’s a lot more than can be done besides entering the size and weight into a cargo carrier’s website. A correct freight quote could rely on many unpredictable factors. Where any mistake is made, your ending price may possibly be more than its actual cost. Believe me; I’ve witnessed more than one billing surprise in my long years of shipping goods for my small business.
And if billing surprises is not your thing, then an exec...