The biggest freight forwarders – TOP 10

In the world, there are more and more new freight forwarders, and this industry is continually growing. In the article below, we present the TOP 10 largest freight forwarders in the world, according to data from 2018. 10. CSX CSX is a leading supplier of rail freight, and it has its headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida. …

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3PL – What is it?

3PL or Third Party Logistics is a method of operation in which one or more logistics functions are outsourced to a third party. When importing goods from different countries around the world, it is worth knowing more about terms related to logistics or forwarding. In the article below, we will explain more precisely the concept …

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MSC

MSC is another of the TOP 9 largest shipowners operating in the world. The company is part of the Cargo Division, a shipping company of the MSC Group, a global transport and logistics company. In the article below you can learn more about this popular shipowner. About company MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) is the world’s …

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Freight train from China to Germany

Germany is a country that is on the New Silk Road route. Cooperation between Germany and China is considered prosperous. Germany was the first European country to start the expansion of goods to China. According to data from 2015, Germany was the most significant business partner of China in Europe, while for Germany, China is …

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Fumigation in shipping – What is fumigation?

Fumigation is a process of exterminating living organisms. In particular, it refers to pests that hollow the tubules in the wooden material and nest in them, and then along with the load are transferred to other parts of the world. Fumigation in shipping – What is it? The fumigation process helps to get rid of …

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T2L document

The customs certificate is used in the European Union as a confirmation in the importing country that the goods have a Community status. The T2L document is issued in each branch of the customs office in the place where the loading and export of the goods took place. This means that importer needs it to …

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Container seals

Container seals

Seals are an integral element of transport, mainly used for protection. The use of seals in transport significantly improves shipping safety. Container seals can be used not only for sea transport but also for road or rail transport. What are container seals? Container seals are also often called bottled seals. They are valued for one …

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A.P.Møller-Maersk

A.P.Møller-Maersk A / S is one of the largest container operators, one of the TOP 9 largest shipowners in the world. The company operates in many business sectors; however, the focus is on transport and energy. The following article introduces the company’s history and shows the operation on the market. Maersk A.P.Møller-Mærsk A/S, also called …

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Multimodal transport

Multimodal transport means a transport process that requires the use of more than one branch of transport, based on one contract. In this case, we should always remember to sign a multimodal transport contract. The transport takes place from a place located in one country to a destination located in another country. Convention on international …

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THC – what is it?

Transshipment or the activity of loading and unloading cargo from a ship is one of the key activities in the shipping industry. Because containerization has become popular and has shaped the modern world, various ports (mainly state-controlled) around the world have taken on the task of hiring their staff or third parties to provide a …

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