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Maritime Law

What is Groupage in Shipping?

Typically, cargo transport involves sending goods either as a Full Container Load (FCL) or as Less-than Container Load (LCL). It is not necessary that when you have an LCL shipment for sending to your customer that you hire or lease a full container to send it to them. This is where the term Groupage comes in.

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HS CODE
Maritime Law

What is HS Code?

Harmonized codes are used universally to identify goods. It is a system of classifying the different types of goods. Several conventions and government initiatives recognize the WCO’s Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS).

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Wharfage
Maritime Law

What is Wharfage Charge?

Wharfage charge is a term that often raises questions among shippers. So, who issues wharfage charges, and what is it for? Let’s find out in the article inside.

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Drayage
Maritime Law

What is Drayage in Shipping?

One term that often evokes confused looks among people in the logistics and shipping field is the term drayage. This is because it is often replaced by words such as inland freight, inland haulage, etc. by users. Let us take a look at what drayage is in shipping.

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