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"depending on the circumstances shipping companies may levy one or more charges, in additional to the standard rates"
 

"...such goods would be the first to be thrown overboard or jettisoned should the ship run into trouble..."

Export Transportation and Shipment
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Shipping Stowage - When the exporter's goods have been unloaded at the dockside, it is the shipping company's responsibility to ensure that they are properly loaded aboard the correct ship.

Usually, a stevedoring firm does this on behalf of the shipping company and the cost involved is already included in the freight rate paid by the exporter.

 

 

With the goods safely loaded aboard the ship, the shipping agent issues a "clean" ocean bill of lading to the exporter so long as no shortages or damaged crates, boxes, etc. have been discovered.
 

Export Transportation and Shipment
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Export Shipment, alternative shipping methods & flag preference
 
 
About Ocean Shipping and ocean freight rates?
 
 
About Freight Surcharges, stowage & shipping procedures
 
 
About Ocean Bill of Lading, loading goods aboard ship & transportation
 

 
About airway bill and transportation strategy
 
 
The Role of Freight Forwarders and what is freight forwarding
 
 
About The Freight Forwarder and freight forwarding

Alternative Shipping Methods
In shipping goods abroad, the exporter has various alternative methods. These include ship, truck, rail, air and parcel post.

The choice will depend on the nature of the product, light or heavy, fragile or sturdy, perishable or durable, high or low in value per cubic meter, etc:

 

 

 

 

 

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