Global shipment of high-value goods presents special service challenges
Tags: SHIPMENT of goods
- Expat Fever. Sklar, Roger // Operations & Fulfillment;May2002, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p74
Provides information on Foreign Buyers' Club, a company that ships U.S. brands products to Japan. History of the company; Background on its business operation; Views of Robin Cheung of FBC Hong Kong, China on the program of the company.
- Vendorshipping responsibilities. Bohman, Ray // Gifts & Decorative Accessories;Nov96, Vol. 97 Issue 11, p36
Focuses on the responsibilities of vendors in protecting goods while being shipped from source to destination. Use of adequate protective packaging; Use of precautionary marking where required; Compliance with routing instructions given; Pricing agreements; Preparation of bills of lading.
- Canada puts customs clearance time. // Railway Age;Aug93, Vol. 194 Issue 8, p6
Reports on a pilot customs clearance project at the Sarnia, Ontario, Canada gateway. Saving three days on transborder shipment delivery; Use of electronic data interchange (EDI) techniques; Speed up of shipment release.
- Personal Property Consignment Instruction Guide, volume II (Overseas). // Translog;Jul92, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p14
Reminds personal property shipping offices in the United States to refer to the `Personal Property Consignment Instruction Guide, Volume II (Overseas)' when consigning unaccompanied shipments to the USMCA in Berlin, Germany.
- Missing shipments. // Translog;Jul92, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p16
Offers advice concerning institute tracing procedures for inbound shipment deliveries. Requirements on the procedures of reporting of transportation discrepancies in shipments.
- Rising petroleum, coal product prices lift manufacturers' shipments. // Infomat: A Weekly Review;12/20/2002, p4
Reports on percentage increase in manufacturers' shipments in October 2002 as compared to October 2001. Reasons for the increase.
- The Canadian connection. Fabey, Michael // World Trade;Feb97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p58
States that for a growing number of United States importers and exporters, the shipment of goods to or from a destination by way of a third country, means a Canadian connection. Information about Winnport Logistics; Growth of United States transshipped imports; Growth of seaway's 1995 container...
- The dog ate my shipment! Bates, Steve // Nation's Business;Dec97, Vol. 85 Issue 12, p36
Looks at problems that businesses have encountered when shipping goods. The sponsoring of an annual contest called Shipment From Hell by Roberts Express, a express-delivery company; Causes of shipping problems; Minimizing errors; Examples of stories that have been nominated for the contest. ...
- Five years ahead; decades behind. Trunick, Perry A. // Transportation & Distribution;Oct93, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p43
Reports on the status of transportation of goods in Eastern Europe. Inadequacy in cargo handling facilities; Expansion of gateways; Difficulty in collection; Security and customs rules; Estonia as major transshipment point; Increase in transportation costs; Development of infrastructures; Mood...
- Recognize your risks. Rucker Jr, John W. .; Tarnef, Barry // Transportation & Distribution;Nov94, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p55
Focuses on the risks involved in shipping goods to a customer or consignee. Circumstances under which carriers are and are not liable for lost or damaged shipments; Options available for managing risks not covered by the carrier; Insurance policies and coverages. INSET: Pack it right..