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Global shipping – a dynamic market

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Growth through globalization Throughout history the oceans have been important to people around the world as a means of transportation. Unlike a few decades ago, however, ships are now carrying goods rather than people. Since the rise of intercontinental air travel, sea travel has become limited to shorter trips (ferry …

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The shipping industry’s hard day’s night

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Container shipping companies are in the midst of a major consolidation wave. The industry hopes that consolidation will give them a tail wind to navigate the new waters. Mega-alliances and mergers can also have equally mega impacts up and down the entire supply chain. Sink or swim and grow or …

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For shippers: which one should I use?

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Incoterms: which one should I use? If you’ve shipped freight internationally, or even just looked into the possibility, you’ve probably heard the word “incoterm.” But what does it actually mean, and how do you choose which set of incoterms to use? Different incoterms can affect your profit, and it makes …

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The Incoterms® rules

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The Incoterms® rules have become an essential part of the daily language of trade. They have been incorporated in contracts for the sale of goods worldwide and provide rules and guidance to importers, exporters, lawyers, transporters, insurers and students of international trade.Below are short descriptions of the 11 rules from …

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