The new Conqueror Freight Network is a cooperative group of independent freight forwarders that, while retaining independence, operate as a virtual multinational freight forwarder. In other words, they provide the services formerly provided by only the largest multinational forwarders. Based in Madrid, Spain, they operate in 564 cities in 175 countries. Until now, independents have […]
Incoterms 2010 will take effect on January 1st, 2011. Since the last revision, Incoterms 2000, there have been a number of changes in both global and domestic trade, this revision addresses those changes. In contrast to the previous four classes, E,F,C and D, Incoterms will now be separated into 2 groups, those applicable to all […]
Marine terminal operators at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are reporting that most import cargo is being properly claimed using PortCheck. However, export cargo is experiencing delays. Cargo must be claimed with PortCheck. “Exporters” are urged to claim their cargo with PortCheck to avoid delays and being turned away at the gate.