Today, I want to explain the cause of current container shortages problem. These days, container shortages have become a serious problem in the logistics industries. This problem is not just associated with logistics industries. It also impacts manufactures, trading companies and retail businesses. What is the cause of container shortages, and why are we unable […]
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Shipped used clothing “let’s take a look at baled transport for used clothing.” The main concern you will have if you intend to ship used clothing, is the volume. Each piece of used clothing is light and the volume is small, but when you multiply this by a 100, or a 1000 units, the volume […]
When you order something online shopping, the delivery will always come with packaging. Basically, not many orders will be delivered without packaging. In general,everything is wrapped with packaging when it is transported.Packaging plays an important role to ensure shipped cargo is protected until it is received. In Japan, it is normal for cargo to be […]
When you hear the term off-shore trade, it may sound complicated. Off-shore trade is commonly called “between three countries” and “intermediate trade”, and it’s one of the main trade forms. Once you get used to it, it is not so difficult. The method is beneficial for both importers and exporters, Therefore, if you are dealing […]
When you hear “transportation of DG cargo”, you may wonder how we can transport these items. There are different types of DG cargo. Things which you use daily may be considered as DG cargo. This time, we will check what goods are categorized as DG cargo for international transport and how their transportation can be […]
When transporting by FCL, we often care about “Free Time”. This term refers to the length of the time, a container can be stored free of charge at the port. You can store a container for an agreed length of “Free Time”, for example 7days to 14days. There are additional terms to remember in combination with […]
How to write Invoice and Packing List for Export cargo? Present the template of Invoice, Packing List, Shipping Mark for Logistics.
This time, let’s take a look at how to write an “INVOICE” and a “PACKING LIST” in trading. What do “INVOICE” and “PACKING LIST” mean? You may be aware that they are essential documents for exporting cargo and documents which need to be submitted to a freight forwarder or a customs broker for importing cargo. […]
Explain about Type of Containers. Size and Features of Dry/Reefer/Open Top/Flat Rack/ISO Tank Container for Logistics
Today, I would like to talk about the types of containers used in international Logistics. There are various types of containers for ocean shipment. We deliver the various type of cargoes, such as food, industrial goods, chemicals, and daily necessities to all over the world. So, we have to choose the best container for each […]
Explain about Volume Weight for Logistics. How to calculate Chargeable Weight & Cost in LCL / Air Shipment / Warehouse?
Today, I would like to explain the difference between volume weight and actual weight in logistics. First, what are actual weight and volume weight? These are the technical terms for basic weight in the logistics industry. Actual weight is literally actual weight and volume weight is the weight of a cargo, when the size of […]
What is the difference between FCL and LCL shipment? Explained how to calculate the cost of LCL shipment
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Today, our theme is the difference between FCL and LCL. Especially, I would like to focus on LCL. LCL is an ocean consolidation service. Unlike FCL, which uses a single container, LCL is a method of transporting cargo by using the space in the container. So you have to be careful that the cost calculation […]