The ecosystem of cross border trade can be a complex one, and a level of assurance is needed to ensure proper levels of trade can be reached as efficiently as possible. A Bill of Lading, sometimes shortened to B/L acts as such assurance, as when issued by a carrier of goods it presents acknowledgement of the receipt of the cargo for shipment.
The Gartner hype cycle serves as a tool to help decision makers and investors gauge the actual current state of a technology in a given domain, separating its real-world utility from its surrounding hype and disillusionment. The cycle was first introduced in 1995 and has since served as an accurate representation of the typical progression of an emerging technology.
With numerous bodies and organisations speculating, pre-selling courses and providing information on fake incoterms, TFG gets behind incoterms 2020, why there are rumours, what’s fake, and what’s true.
Exporting is great, but growing your business outside of the homeland faces significant challenges. With geopolitical challenges, trade wars, and a constant need to keep your finger on the pulse in terms of margins and P&L, taking a more strategic approach to growing your export business is critical.
A Bill of Lading (abbreviated to B/L) is one of the most important documents in the global trade transactions. A B/L has 3 basic purposes or roles: Evidence of Contract of Carriage… read more →
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