BAF and CAF – What is it?

Abbreviations appearing on the valuation of cargo transport may confuse many importers. These are so-called freight additions, i.e., additional fees charged by forwarding companies to offset various variable costs incurred by them during the transport process. In the case of BAF and CAF, oil price fluctuations and currency fluctuations are compensated. It is worth familiarizing …

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Poland-China – Logistical connections

Poland-China logistical connections Poland has a strategic location in the center of continental Europe, neighboring with Russia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, Czechia and Germany. It comes as not a surprise that Poland is the transit country for the main transport corridors between Asia and Europe. Poland connects with China mainly by maritime, rail and road …

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LCL General Cargo

Sea transport is an economical way of exporting and importing goods. When using this type of transport, the forwarder must decide on the type of sea freight: the FCL (Full Container Load) or LCL (Less than Container Load) method. The FCL acronym refers to container transport and means that the entire rented container will be …

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IMO 2020

The IMO International Maritime Organization is introducing an update of regulations regarding fuels used in maritime transport. The changes will apply from January 1, 2020, and will concern the global reduction of sulfur oxide emissions from ships. Consequently, IMO 2020 will significantly affect the freight market. IMO 2020 Regulation The new IMO 2020 standard introduces …

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TOP 5 – The largest cargo airports in Europe

Recently, more and more companies are focusing on dynamic development. Therefore, there is an increase in interest in air freight. However, in the Airports Council International (ACI) list, the top twenty prosperous airports involved in CARGO transport listed only four of them are located in the European Union. See TOP 5 largest cargo airports in …

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