How to Print Labels When Shipping Amazon FBA

How to Print Labels When Shipping Amazon FBA

Labeling packages and products correctly is essential, not to mention it also saves time and money. Incorrect labels might cause delays and even additional fees in the Amazon warehouse. The Amazon FBA system on your seller account will create labels for the shipment.Individual products must be labelled with their own barcodes. The same goes for…

How to Avoid Demurrage and Detention Charges?

How to Avoid Demurrage and Detention Charges?

Demurrage and Detention quickly become a shipper’s nightmare and can result in thousands of dollars in per diem charges. Costs that arise because of bad planning, unforeseen circumstances and bad communication play such a big role in the final cost of freight. Demurrage and Detention charges are a matter of the allowed free-days – if these days are exceeded, the container user…

What is DDP?

What is DDP?

Delivery Duty Paid (DDP) Delivery duty paid (DDP) is a delivery agreement where the seller (exporter) is responsible for the shipment and for all potential risks and costs, until the shipment reaches its final destination. The potential costs ”include all transportation costs, any loss due to damage during transit, and the payment of customs duties, import taxes,…

What is CIF cost?

What is CIF cost?

CIF Incoterm definition – CIF Shipping for sea freight The CIF shipping term means that the seller is obligated to cover the cost, insurance and freight transport of goods to the named port of destination. The seller is responsible for clearing the goods for export, providing any type of documents or export licenses required for…

What is EXW(ex-work)?

What is EXW(ex-work)?

The Incoterm that places the most responsibility on the buyer, EXW, or Ex Works, indicates an international trade contract in which the seller has the goods ready for pickup from an agreed on location and (often the seller’s factory) buyer is responsible for all operations including pickup, export responsibilities, and all transportation. According to EXW…

Free on Board (FOB) Explained: Who’s Liable for What in Shipping?

Free on Board (FOB) Explained: Who’s Liable for What in Shipping?

What Is Free on Board (FOB)? Free on Board (FOB) is a shipment term that defines the point in the supply chain when a buyer or seller becomes liable for the goods being transported. Purchase orders between buyers and sellers specify the FOB terms and help determine ownership, risk, and transportation costs. “FOB Origin” or FOB Shipping Point” means…

10 Ways To Save Money When Shipping Via Sea Freight

10 Ways To Save Money When Shipping Via Sea Freight

If you’re importing from overseas, sea freight is often the cheapest option – but did you know that you can save even more? Sea freight is a great bargain in comparison to other methods of international shipping, it’s true – but that doesn’t make sea freight cheap. When you’re importing, you want to minimise your…