Shipping Marks

What is a shipping mark? Exporters must mark their cargo clearly before export. This helps to ensure that shipments reach their intended destination by allowing carriers and consignees to easily…

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CIF Incoterms

What does CIF mean in international trade? CIF stands for Cost Insurance and Freight. It is included in Incoterms┬« 2020 and one of the most important terms to ever be…

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Chart of Incoterms 2020

We have published extensive materials including Incoterms charts to help traders understand Incoterms┬« 2020. However, the topic can still be very daunting and seemingly complex to many, as the rules…

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Logistics & Supply Chain Definitions

The supply chain and logistics space is so full of terminology and jargon that even the most experienced logisticians can often come across new terms they are unfamiliar with. Here…

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What are Export Controls?

Export controls define the rules surrounding the release of certain types of data, information, products, technology, services and funds from a country. Export control regulations are written to prevent the…

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Incoterms: Frequently Asked Questions

In this article we look at all the frequently asked questions about Incoterms. You may also like our comprehensive article and relevant diagrams explaining the 2020 version of the terms…

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