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Cargo operations at Chinese airports hit break-point; freight rates slump

Airfreight demand out of China was lower than expected this week but it started to drop soon after the Golden Week holidays. It was a terrifying time for forwarders before the China holidays and soon after. Empty freighters, canceled charter contracts, missed flights and stricter PPE quality inspections also saw a reduction in demand for shipping PPE. Demand for air freight was lower than expected due to shippers holding...

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BOC releases PPEs for medical frontliners

MANILA, Philippines – Nearly 5,000 shipments of personal protective equipment (PPEs) for frontliners addressing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis have been released from ports by the Bureau of Customs (BOC). Information from the BOC Public Information Office on Friday showed that a total of 4,669 shipments of PPEs have arrived in the country from March 9 until April 2. All of these shipments have already been released. On April...

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How to Choose a Customs Clearing Agent and Freight Forwarder

How to Choose a Customs Clearing Agent and Freight Forwarder

By Hima Bindhu Dec 5 2019 / Grain Mart News The successful export or import of a shipment is dependent on several entities. No matter how big or small a shipment is, two entities stand out due to the importance of their roles in a shipment. The two entities are clearing agents and freight forwarders. Freight Forwarding and Clearing Agent The duty of movement of consignments in favor of...

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