In this globalized economy where consumerism exists, the need for transporting bigger volumes of cargo in less time is steadily increasing. This has given the need to build mega vessels with the space to store bulk amounts of goods and transport them at a time. This has boosted foreign trade of all kinds of raw materials. 90% of foreign trade ...Read More »
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ACTING LOCAL, THINKING GLOBAL. A GHANAIAN SHIPPING APP TO SOLVE GLOBAL SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS CHALLENGES.
So you are shipping from abroad with some extra space in your cargo box or package of which you would still pay for anyway, whether full or otherwise. OR you are a freight consolidator and you need more cargo to fill up some extra cargo space before vessel gate closes for receiving containers. Those are but a few of ...Read More »
Containerization has been a major advancement with regards international trade by improving cargo packaging, handling, storage and reducing the cost of transporting cargo. The standard size of a shipping container ranges between 20 and 40 foot long and about 8 feet wide. Freight rates are usually applied per container taking into consideration the space occupied by the said ...Read More »