This section provides additional information that may be useful if you work in the field of foreign economic activities.
In the Incoterms section you can read about commercial terms widely used in international commercial transactions.
Learn more about the types of containers, its size and characteristics, you can check in the Intermodal container section. In section Heat insulation inside of containers you will read about ways how to preserve the quality of cargoes, which are sensitive to ambient temperature.
Packing and marking section tells you how important compliance of the marking on the package and on the goods with information in all shipping documents, as well as the functions of the packing.
If you are thinking about what mode of transport to choose to receive goods from your suppliers, as well as its advantages and disadvantages, you can read How to choose the right mode of transport for your goods section.
If you are confused about the logistic vocabulary, you will find answers to all your questions in Terms and Terminology section
Information about holidays in Hong Kong and China can be found here: Public holidays in Hong Kong and China.
What to do with commodities that arrived damaged
This could be entirely your fault for packing of your commodity improperly. If commodity had been packed by your carrier, you can claim for damages. To avoid such expensive consequences, you should always use enough foam peanuts or packing materials when shipping fragile items. Don’t send out a package unless you are absolutely sure that the item inside can survive the falls and rough handling during transit.
Payment for extra insurance for high value items is also a great idea to cover costs in case your package goes missing or gets damaged.