Transport in pandemic times

Transport in pandemic times

Transport is a key driver of economic development. It is said that transport services are fundamental in times of increasing globalization. Thanks to the means of transportation, goods can be exchanged between countries, creating business opportunities. 2020 was a challenging year for this industry – especially at the end of the year, significant difficulties in …

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Shipment of goods by sea from the USA

Shipment of goods by sea from the USA

The United States is one of the main European Union’s trading partners. From the USA, mainly cars, industrial machinery, fuels, optical and medical devices, and pharmaceutical products are shipped. Goods from the USA can be imported both by air and sea. The choice depends primarily on the price and transit time. Besides, the factory or …

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Airfreight

Airfreight

One of the key elements of import and export is the transport of cargo to its destination. When transporting goods from distant countries, e.g. East Asian ones, you can choose air, sea, or rail freight. In this article, we present airfreight – definitely the fastest, but also the most costly of the above mentioned. Characteristics …

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VOCC vs. NVOCC

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Other terms useful to the ones handling the import of Asian goods, transport, or logistics are VOCC and NVOCC. These two describe the status of maritime carriers. There are some substantial differences between VOCC and NVOCC, which are explained below. VOCC (Vessel Operating Common Carrier) To put it simply, VOCC is a public maritime carrier …

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Shipping from Japan

Shipping from Japan

One of the top export countries in the world is Japan (ranked 5th). It is the 4th largest goods trading partner for the US in 2019. Japan is also the 7th largest partner for the EU exports of goods. It is also Australia’s 3rd largest source of goods imports, including machinery and transport equipment, as …

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Transport of pharmaceutical products

Transport of pharmaceutical products

Transportation of pharmaceutical products is a much more complicated matter than the transport of products for everyday use. It also entails enormous responsibility. The following article will discuss this issue and the subject of medication transport in the EU. Which legal regulations shape the transport of pharmaceutical products? Each country’s pharmaceutical law describes, among others, …

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Maritime transport

Maritime transport

When we decide to import commodities, we also need to determine how we will import them – by air, rail, or maybe by road? The following article will present the most popular way of transporting products, namely maritime transport. What is maritime transport? Maritime transport (ocean transport) is a term for large loads of cargo …

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