What does the shipowner do?

Work at sea and sea transport have accompanied people for centuries. Without this, many areas of the economy would not have the right to exist in today’s world. Currently, imports and exports outside land and air routes are primarily carried out by sea. This is one of the most convenient and safest ways to transport …

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What do the forwarders do?

The forwarder is a very important character who can facilitate cooperation with the Chinese. Who exactly is the forwarder, what does he do, and what are his duties? We will try to answer all these questions in this article. Before we start importing goods from China, it is worth finding out who the forwarder is …

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The biggest container ships in the world

Containers, as everyone probably knows, are ships intended mainly for container transport. Due to the increase in the popularity of bulk carrier and the development of trade relations between many countries (including China), there is an increasing interest and demand for container ships. Even more, for many years, attempts have been made to create ever …

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FCL and LCL – differences

Many companies conducting international trade have a dilemma as to what type of sea or rail transport is best used by importing or exporting goods. By sending our products by sea, for example from China or by rail to European countries, we have to consider between choosing FCL and LCL. Taking into account the volume, …

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Incoterms 2020

Incoterms are a set of rules defining the terms of sale. Furthermore, people use it all over the world. In addition, these rules share the costs and responsibility between the buyer and the seller. They are used while transporting goods from the seller to the buyer. Incoterms refer primarily to the UN Convention on Contracts …

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Rail Terminals in China

One of the most dynamically developing branches of logistics on imports from China is rail transport. Many people say that this is the best method of transportation. It is shorter than sea transport, and it is cheaper than air transport. Where are the rail terminals in China? Which one is the best? We invite you …

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How to choose forwarder?

A freight forwarder is a service provider that arranges international freight shipments. Think of them as travel agents for freight, stitching together carriers, customers, regulations, and more. Forwarding is an important field for import and export, so we should know how to choose a good forwarder. Forwarding – Forwarder’s service and support Freight Forwarders come …

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TOP 9 ports in China

According to World Shipping Council data from last year, seven of the ten biggest seaports in the world are ports in China. Certainly, without such huge ports that could accommodate big ships with cargo, trade with China wouldn’t be as developed as it is now. Check where the ports are located in China. Ports in …

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Incoterms 2010

When you decided to import goods from China, we recommend you read more about the Incoterms 2010. Incoterms or the International Trade Rules is a set of rules that define the terms of sale in the turnover of material goods. Incoterms include issues related to the transport of products from the seller to the buyer. …

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Dictionary of Terms

When we are doing business with China or generally engaging in international trade, we can often encounter various terms and acronyms. We need to be familiar with them. Especially when we make transactions, close business deals and complete the formalities. We compiled a dictionary of terms so all the businesspeople who undertake to import goods …

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