Carriage is performed by a carrier and the carriage of goods is organized by freight forwarders.
Different types of transport are used for carrying goods such as lorry trucks, vessels, and railway; thus there is no single carrier.
Therefore it is more advantageous to make orders related to the delivery of your goods via forwarders.
- The receipt of your goods is available upon presenting the Bill of Lading or Release.
- The Bill of Lading – maritime invoice, main document in maritime transportation.
- Bill of Lading performs the following important functions:
- Maritime transportation agreement,
- Receipt on accepting the freight, freight disposing document determining the freight recipient:
- Direct recipient (direct recipient organization or recipient person’s name, surname is indicated in the Bill of Lading)
- To order (about the bearer – there is no direct recipient indicated in the Bill of Lading, it is written – to order)
To order of (at the disposal of a person or organization)
Release – consent on delivery of freight under direct instructions of freight forwarder without presenting the original copy of the Bill of Lading
Freight – cost of forwarding goods by sea without handling expenses in ports.
THC – terminal handling charges, port or terminal expenses related to container handling on or from vessels including the costs of delivery to customs warehouses.
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