21 Jun 2021
What is ITAR Compliance?
What is ITAR Compliance? ITAR, short for the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, are a set of rules and regulations enforced by the United States which must be followed when dealing with defence-related products across the supply chain. Why are there ITAR regulations? The purpose of ITAR regulations is to ensure that products aren’t sold […]
11 Jun 2021
Major Shipping Delays Expected After COVID-19 Outbreak in South China
In addition to the current global container imbalance, the shipping industry and global supply chain have been hit by yet another crisis, after China’s recent Covid outbreak in Guangdong Province resulted in major delays across the region’s busiest ports. The Yantian, Shekou and Nansha ports were shut down at the end of May, after mass […]
3 Jun 2021
What are Incoterms?
Short for International Commercial Terms, Incoterms are a set of universal guidelines, which act as a common language used between sellers and buyers globally.
Find out what they mean here:
26 May 2021
Courier vs Freight Shipping
So you’re transporting goods and you’re not sure whether to use courier or freight shipping? Let’s break it down so you make the best choice for your transportation needs:
Couriering and freighting are both useful services, and have their advantages and disadvantages depending on what you’re transporting.
13 May 2021
THE GLOBAL CONTAINER IMBALANCE EXPLAINED
The pandemic caused more than just a momentary toilet paper shortage!
Due to a series of events, a worldwide shipping container crisis is having a domino effect on the whole supply chain.
Here’s what you need to know:
4 May 2021
What is a Bill of Lading?
Bill of Ladings (BOLs) are a crucial part of freighting, used across all modes of transport.
Long story short: Whoever has the BOL is in control of the goods. If you don’t have it, it’s like travelling without your passport – you’re a bit stuck.