What is a dangerous good?

When it comes to international supply chain and transportation, the term dangerous goods takes a very specific meaning. Many items that are considered dangerous goods are items that we use…

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What is a reefer?

A significant amount of cargo moves across the world in reefer containers. But what are reefer containers? What type of products or goods can they transport? Reefers are a type…

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What does NVOCC mean?

Non Vessel Owning Common Carrier (NVOCC) refers to a transportation operator that does not own any ocean going vessel assets. The transport operator will take care of operations that include…

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Supply Chain KPIs: A Comprehensive List

As a result of supply chains growing in complexity over the years, many multi national corporations today actively manage performance through measurable Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Let's look at a…

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Shipping CIF Incoterms 2020

CIF Incoterms 2020 : A Few Quick Points Cost Insurance and Freight (CIF) Incoterms (or CIF Incoterms) can be used for sea transport, including inland waterway Risk transfers from seller…

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Shipping FCA Incoterms 2020

FCA Incoterms 2020 : A Few Quick Points Free Carrier (FCA) Incoterms can be used for all modes of transport. Risk transfers from seller to buyer when the carrier collects…

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