What is a Bill of Lading?

The world of international shipping and logistics is full of complicated terms. If you're new to this world, then you're likely to be overwhelmed by all of these terms you must learn.

Incoterms: What Does DAP Mean?

Shipping is full of terminology that can make the process more difficult to understand. Incoterms are a set of rules that govern the international trade of goods, and a crucial part of this terminology. Executing successful business deals, including...

What Incoterms are Best for Your Exporting Business?

International trade and shipping is a complex world. More often than not, shippers must handle complex documentation across the globe, with laws changing depending upon the destination country. Incoterms help solve some of these complexities by...

What Incoterms Should Be Used When Importing From China

The People’s Republic of China is one of the world’s largest traders, with the nation holding the record for the world’s largest exporter of goods since 2009. As a result, importing goods from China is almost inevitable for modern traders.

Australian Food and Drink Market Overview

Written by Jayne Hunt from Hunt Export Advice Retail Market It was expected that 2020 would be a challenging year for Australian supermarkets, with intense competition, increasing costs, emerging global competition, brand repositioning and an...

Ex-Works Incoterm Explained

Shipping across the globe can be a complicated experience. In addition to planning the route and working through hoards of paperwork, you will also have to grapple with a wide variety of different incoterms.

Shipping Dangerous Goods

International shipping is already complicated, but introducing hazardous and dangerous cargo into the equation requires even more work. But for good reason. Correctly shipping hazardous cargo is extremely important. Primarily because of the...

What Incoterms are Best Suited to your Business?

Incoterms, or International Commercial Terms, play a hugely significant role in international logistics. The terms a deal is completed on can have a big impact on the margins of the shipper and consignee. But they are also some of the most confusing...

What does the FOB Incoterm Mean?

Set by the International Chamber of Commerce, Incoterms help define to importers and exporters a set of rules that can determine when goods are considered delivered and whether or not the buyer or seller has responsibility. One of the most critical...

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