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In the process of Logistics at the port involves- customs formalities and increase various duties and activities on its arrival to the port of destination for the clearance of vessels and transport the goods to warehouse. Other hand for the port of origin many duties and functions are also needed to be complete. Which may involve many intermediaries like. :- Forwarding & Clearing AgentsShipping AgentsForwarding & Clearing Agents are responsible for clearance of goods including custom clearance at the port. The associated costs at the two ends of maritime transport process will depend on the purchase contract terms. The supplier is responsible for responsible for the custom clearance at the loading port or port of origin for all trade terms except when the contract is on FAS terms. These terms are Incoterms which be discussed in my earlier blog posts. I will also post a latest Incoterms very soon in the coming post.  Now in these days freight- forwarders are not only forwarding …

Advantages of Air Freight Forwarding

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It is the real fact that logistics & supply chain is the backbone of industrial and financial growth of any country and world. Different transport modes are the part of logistics & supply chain. Freight forwarders, shippers and transporters are using different modes and many times multi-modes of transport. About multimodal transport which is main ways of cargo movement in these days will be discussed in other posts. I will write a seperate post about it again in our comming posts. In this post we will discuss about the advantages of air transport mode for movement of cargos. We know that ait freight forwarding is fastest and modern mode but it is more expensive than shipping mode of transport. But some of very important advantages of air mode of movement of freight and cargos are as listed below. Inventory costs are low in this mode.Important part is that breakage is negligible.The loss due to rough handling and pilferage is reduced to the minimum.Packaging costs are also very…

Handling of Imported Air Cargo In India

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It is really important for every importers and air freight forwarders to manage proper handling of air cargo imported in India. Followings are the important things which have to keep in mind when you are using airways to import in India.


consignments are arrives and intimation about its arrival is given by airline/break bulk agent by using cargo arrival notice and importar has to obtain the delivery order from airlines.Submitting a bill of entry on the electronic data interchange from Customs House Agent (CHA) and finalised bill of entry print out received for payment of duty.After payment of duty, the location of cargo is given by Airport Authority of India and goods produced for examination by the customs inspector. Goods are examined by customs. Out of charge is given both on EDI as well as on the hard copy.The Airport Authority of India's dues, challan-cum-gate pass are obtained and the payment is made.The gate pass is presented for delivery of goods obtained.
These are the proc…

Handling of Export Cargo From India by Air

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It is really important for every exporters and air freight forwarders ti manage proper handling of air cargo exported from India. Followings are the important things which have to keep in mind when you are using airways to export from India.


Submission of export documents with customs fro procession. One copy of GR1 form along with a copy each of other documents are detached and kept by the customs. Documents are properly entered in the computer.Check-list which has to be obtained from system after verifying the adequacy of the documents and the shipping bill numbers obtained.Goods has to be taken into The Airport Authority of India terminal for examination, then obtained Export Order from the customs.After this location will be allotted and the goods has to be handed over to the Airport Authority of India.It is important that documents are handed over the shipper.The export promotion copy of the shipping bill has to be obtained from customs and sent it to the shipper within a week of…

India Ranked 63rd in Ease of Doing Business 2020

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In latest World Bank report released just now for the year of 2020 India ranked 63rd position for ease of doing business among all 190 countries. India improved its position by 14 steps. India is among those top 10 nations which has improved its position with high number of steps. India has improved its position very high in many areas for doing business regarding with last year. You can understand it with this chart.
India has moved 14 places to be 63rd among 190 nations in the World Bank’s ease of doing business ranking released on Thursday on the back of multiple economic reforms by the Narendra Modi government. However, it failed to achieve government's target of being at 50th place.

The sharp rise in the ranking underscores the reformist credentials of the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government and may help the country lure multinational companies, looking at alternatives to China for investment amid Beijing’s trade war with the US.


Last year, India jum…

Careers in Logistics

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A webinar was organized by us on YouTube Live. In this webinar we will discuss about different careers in the field of Logistics and also discuss about how it is easy to become an independent logistics professionals. How the short skill development courses of Join Study will help you.
You already know that people are always trying to join IT, Software and other Engineering sectors they also thinking for Product and marketing Management fields. But what are the great chances for career growth in Logistics sector is discussed here in this webinar. Here is a complete video of this webinar for our blog readers and public.

Mandatory Deceleration For Imports In India

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There ware a public notification issued by Commissioner of Customs, India on the date of 7th March 2018 and notification no is 33/2018. By this notification it is "Mandatory Deceleration of GSTIN, IEC and E-mail address of importer to be included in the Bill of Lading obtained by Shipper.
This notification will be effective from 1st of April 2018.

It is important for Importer that they have to inform all the related details to their Exporters at abroad to incorporated these information and details in the Bill of Lading issued at the time of booking for the related consignments.

GSTIN:-GST Identification Number of ImporterIEC:-Import and Export Code of ImporterE-mail Id:- Official and Legal E-mail Id of Importer There are some reasons to be issued this notification. It is due to hazardous waste in the ports. many hazardous and restricted items were imported by the name of some importers and never cleared the consignments. These uncleared consignments with restricted and hazardous …

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