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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Rail Freight from China to Europe

Rail transport is the most dynamically developing branch of logistics. Also, this transport is an ideal alternative to expensive air transport and shipping of goods by sea, which often takes more than 40 days. The rail freight from China to Europe was launched based on the idea of the Silk Road. Rail freight from China …

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Demurrage – basic information

Time is significant for importers. It is best that the ordered goods are delivered to the right place in a predetermined time. Demurrage is one of the terms that is worth to know. In short, it determines the stoppage in transport. It happens when there is a delay in delivery of the goods to the …

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Palletization of goods

The palletization of products means arranging goods on pallets to improve and also facilitate later shipment. Laying goods on a pallet usually takes place in a specific order. What is the palletization of goods? The palletization of goods consists in arranging the retail products on pallets in a specific way. More and more often, we …

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Duty from China – necessary information

Importing products from China is very popular and usually very profitable. However, before we decide to import anything from China, we should get information about the amount of duty and VAT, as this may vary depending on the product category. Therefore, below, we will describe what the issue of fees when importing products from China …

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How long does the ship from China sail?

>> The Suez Canal blocked by the container ship Ever Given << There are land, air, and sea connections between Europe and China. The last option is particularly beneficial if the priority is money, not time. Other factors also speak behind this mode of transport of goods. There are no dimensional limitations on board of …

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What is the ATA Carnet?

International trade is flourishing. More and more entrepreneurs want to start trading with other countries. Because of that, we are going to trade fairs around the world, wanting to present our products. The products that we want to show at the stand must go through customs clearance, and for this, we also need proper documents …

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Consolidated shipment – Consolidation

Consolidation of shipments is the process of combining several smaller shipments from different senders to reduce transport costs. The goods are transported in one container, which allows for reducing the shipping price. These types of shipments are also referred to as LCL – Less than Container Load. What is the consolidation of parcels? Consolidation of …

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Monitoring shipments – How to monitor shipments from China?

The analysis of history confirms that container ships have revolutionized international trade. They contributed to the emergence of a consumer society. The increase of interest in this mode of transport of goods is growing in tandem with the popularity of groupage transport. Storing a container on the square involves paying an additional fee. Therefore, information …

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