The International Maritime Organization (IMO) – a UN agency responsible for marine safety – has passed the IMO 2020. Here’s everything you need to know. What is IMO 2020? IMO 2020 is a regulation to reduce the amount of sulfur oxide, a harmful pollutant, that ships are permitted to emit. Starting January 1, 2020, ships […]
Part of the Comprehensive Incoterms Guide Prior to the release of the ICC Incoterms 2020 update, this incoterm was known as DAT. The substance of the incoterm has remained the same. DPU In Plain English Where Is The Named Place For Handing Over Responsibility From The Seller To The Buyer? What Does The ICC […]
There comes a point in every shipper’s life when they start daydreaming about container interior dimensions and consolidation centers. Well, maybe not daydreaming. But at least realizing that it’s time to decide if LCL shipping is right for them. If you have a smaller freight shipment, take a look at this guide to learn all […]
We spoke with David Kadish of Primorus Worldwide to learn the basics of air freight. Tune in!
By Brandon Rollins Shipping damage is a major hassle– and unfortunately common. In fact, as many as 10% of eCommerce packages arrive damaged. And while this is obviously a concern for buyers, sellers are affected too. Even if the seller is not at fault for the damage, they’ll likely still take the heat – and […]
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Need to know the landed cost of all of the goods that you sell, in addition to understanding the correct way to calculate it? Our guide will help you do both! No accounting degree required.
Incoterms are critical for shipping but are also very confusing. Here’s some clarity.
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A full 90% of everything is shipped by ocean freight, but it can have it’s drawbacks. Learn more here.
Instantly calculate freight transit time for air, ocean and trucking shipments, banking on aggregate Freightos shipping data.
Air freight is critical for getting goods somewhere fast, although it comes at a price. Learn more here.
What is FOB shipping, how does it differ from other incoterms, and when should you use it? Find out everything you need to know in this easy-to-understand guide.
Blind shipping is when a shipper ships a product directly from supplier to customer, while hiding the identity of the supplier from the customer. Double-blind shipping is when the supplier also does not know the identity of the customer– that is, they do not know who they are shipping to. Why use blind or double-blind […]
Freight shipping peak season: like death and taxes, it’s one of life’s few certainties– and is fraught with almost as many questions. What is peak season? Why does it cause prices to rise? And is there any way to avoid it? We sat down with Tal Kohn, Freight Market Pricing Analyst at Freightos, to understand […]