Secrets of International Trade
Hazards of Export
Packing and Shipping
by air, are usually handled more carefully. Airplane
are very expensive and the owners are usually more concern about
their "Airplane" than the goods"
When the box or crate is unloaded at the port of destination, it may also be subjected to rough handling.
The shipment should be clearly marked and
labeled. The exporter should ensure that certain guidelines are observed when the goods are actually packed.
At some ports, the ship remains out at sea in deep water and the cargo is transferred to lighters which then bring it ashore where it is eventually unloaded.
dangerous goods (HAZMAT)? Dangerous Goods are items that may endanger the safety of an aircraft or persons
on board the aircraft.
IATA has prepared the Lithium Battery
Shipping Guidelines to assist shippers in understanding the
complete requirements related to the transport of lithium
The Air Line Pilots Association, the largest
flight-crew union in North America, said... "All lithium batteries should be banned from airline cargo
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