Know about the incident which blocked the Suez canal and how would it impact the global shipping industry. Will container freight charges increase or stay constant.
Know about Export Promotion Councils in India, its roles, functions, benefits, types, current trends and how to register with them.
Know about the compliances, Custom documents, duties and labelling for imports from China to India
Know about the Harmonised System Code (HS Code), how to find the correct code for the product along with their importance, correct uses & the consequences of incorrect usage
Know about RoDTEP scheme, its purpose, features, benefits & differences with MEIS and RoSCTL. Eligibility and How to avail the benefits & the current teething issues.
Read to know about the Global container crisis. How did it Start and its impact on India. What measures have been taken to curtail the crisis.
Know about the impact of India-China Conflicts, trade Statistics and the government Measures to withdraw dependence on Chinese products.
Learn how to ensure your foreign buyer pays you in full & on time. Along with the pros & cons of the most common international payment terms. And what to do if the buyer refuses to pay.
Everything you need to know about exporting with payment of IGST, how to claim a refund, and common problems you might face during the refund process
Everything you need to know about exporting under bond/LUT, how to claim refund of input tax credit, and recent changes in GST law you should be aware of
Know about General average & when is it declared. How does general average affects you as a cargo owner, importer & exporter? Conditions for cargo release & how to stay protected.
Know about the types & benefits of export incentives. Who implements these schemes & what are the current changes? How do they work & Why are they important?
Know about India's Foreign Trade Policy. The Highs & Lows of FTP 2015-2020. What are the expectations from FTP 2021-2026? Is the new FTP India's road to $5 Trillion by 2025?
Read key cyber-security frauds affecting exporters-importers. Why SMEs should be alert? How SMEs can protect themselves when under attack? Useful tips to stay safe.
Get latest updates on what a container rollover crisis is. The reasons for the fallout and impact of cargo rollover. Know how you can prevent it and what to do when cargo is rolled.
Find out the details about the expectations and reality of the budget 2021. Know how it affects MSMEs and what they can do to survive.
Find out what CBM is and how to calculate CBM for your cargo. Learn to calculate CBM for Ocean Freight, Air Freight and road (truck LTL) freight. Calculate CBMs per pallet.
Find out all the factors impacting custom clearance, rules and policies you need to be aware about and steps to clear custom clearance.
Get full details about what a supply chain is, and how is it important. Know how covid-19 has impacted supply chain and what can you do to manage and adapt.
Know in detail what an AD code is. Why does an exporter need an AD code? How to apply for an AD code and how to register for customs. Find out how to modify it.
When cargo goes unclaimed, some are auctioned, destroyed or scrapped, some are reclaimed by the shippers, and other are re-routed to an alternative buyer.
Find out why is my shipment delayed & can’t find a container for my cargo? Get record import values and find out how SMEs can weather the storm in the peak season rush of Covid-19.
What is Brexit, no-deal Brexit and the impact of Brexit on trade? How Brexit will impact the logistics sector and India. Know how to be Brexit ready.
Know about the RCEP trade deal, expectations & limitations, why India opt-out, pros & cons of opting out of the RCEP trade, impact on the Indian exporters & importers.
Understand the meaning of brand and the benefits of branding for an export and import business. In addition, how can you build an effective social media strategy for your brand and attract overseas clients through brand awareness
Find the sample email templates for import-export business. How to make a product pitch, send a business proposal or quote, update the client on an ongoing transaction, deal with queries, troubleshoot, negotiations etc
A complete & step by step guide to the shipment planning and documentation process. The documents required for shipment planning and optimise the shipment process.
Know why shipping delays happen and how it's bad for business. What plagues the shipping industry today? And how early is enough to book a shipment. Plan well.
Know about what is demurrage and detention and who charges them, how does it affect you, how to calculate the charges and what you can do to avoid them.
Know about the best 35 digital resources needed to do an import/export business successfully. Know where to look for buyers and the trade finance needed for it.
A detailed step-by-step guide to the import process. Get to know everything that is needed to know about the import process. The stakeholders in FCL Import and more.
Know all the incidental charges or extra costs in shipping. Find about these transport and insurance related extra ocean freights costs that can catch you off-guard.
Know all the incidental charges or extra costs in shipping. Find about these freight and customs related extra ocean freights costs that can catch you off-guard.
Detailed steps on how to find buyers for your products. Follow the two steps in detail, i.e., finding a market and a buyer for your export business.
Get detailed information about post-shipment credit. Know everything that exporters need to know about this extremely useful trade finance tool available with Cogoport.
Get detailed information about container freight station. Know it's meaning, functions, charges, differences and its role in Import-Export.
Complete guide to what Exporters/Importers need to know about shipping hazardous cargo. Precautions and documentations required to ship hazardous cargo safely.
A complete guide to explain what Exporters / Importers need to know about freight shipping. Benefits, different modes of shipping and multimodal/intermodal.
A complete guide to Road, Rail and Barge transport service. Explained what Exporters / Importers need to know road, rail and barge and haulage in inland logistics.
A complete guide to Air shipments and Cogoport’s new Air booking service. Explained what Exporters / Importers need to know about air cargo bookings.
Read detailed and latest techniques to shipping perishables, temperature-sensitive cargo in reefers or refrigerated containers.
A complete guide to FCL shipments and Cogoport’s new FCL booking service. Explained what Exporters / Importers need to know about container bookings.
A complete guide to LCL shipments and Cogoport’s new LCL booking service. Explained what Exporters / Importers need to know about container bookings.
All supporting documents required to ship by importers and exporters for customs clearance. A detailed list of ten supporting documents required each.
Choose the right container for your cargo and optimise your logistics costs
Mr. Subrat Sarangi, Academic Professor & Industry Expert - Supply chain management. He addresses the problems that Importers and Exporters are currently facing .
An Export/Import manager must have these essential skills to be successful.
Learn how to manage your container shipments easily using Cogoport’s Booking management tool
A curated list of 6 digital tools that every Export/ Import business must have to make their day to day business life easier and smarter.
A Bill of Lading acts as a contract of carriage of goods. Switch B/L, SOB B/L, Seaway B/L are some the most commonly used bills of lading.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has not only hit the human population but also destructively hit the Indian economy. This is the first time in history where the Indian economy has almost brought to a lockdown.
Improve your credit score by being tax compliant, maintaining a single bank account, using banking channels, paying dues on time, keeping a good personal credit history.
Transportation costs have always been a key element in logistics that joints the separated activities.
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Indian Manufacturers and exporters have received an increase in the number of queries coming for their products.
Niryat Rin Vikas Yojna will be offering faster claim settlement and higher insurance cover guarantee up to 90% of the principal
Indian Custom Officials can now ask questions related to the country of origin of the imported goods
The cabinet gave approval for setting up a new major port at Vadhavan near Dahanu in Maharashtra
Read key details about various schemes like NIRVIK, reimbursements that state levies, increase in Fishery exports, hike in customs duties, export hubs, FTA, and more.
Know the importance of place, product description, customer satisfaction, transport feasibility, product demand, marketing, costing, insurance, capital and resource requirement
International Chamber of Commerce released Incoterms 2020. Know about the rules for your business, importance in international trade, and all the main updates and changes.
How does packaging boost your agricultural exports? This article covers packaging for agricultural export business, the importance of packaging in the export business and more.
Exporting agricultural products to Europe, quality, logo, demands, rules and regulations, research, competition, products, packaging policies, MRLs and more.
A look at United States' recent trade protectionist policies and how they impact global trade.
Why is an integrated supply chain important?
Rules to Follow When Shipping Hazardous Cargo
Looking to build a relationship with your consignee? Read more about these key communication factors to build a strong relationship between a consignee and consignor.
Know all about the Certificate of Conformity and SASO Certificate
Freight Visibility is a top priority for the supply chain
How the business model is changing due to technology
Procedure to be followed by DPD importers for one time default intimation to be sent to shipping lines before arrival of the vessel.
Wondering what you need to know about the IMO Sulphur Regulations 2020? Read more to get the latest update from scrubbers to bunker fuel and how shipping liners will meet this regulation.
An introduction to the ports of India.
Here's the difference between Sea and Air transportation and when to choose which mode.
Incoterms 2020 - What's Changing, What's Staying?
Wondering how Marine Insurance will protect your cargo? Check out this article to know more about what is marine insurance and how it can benefit you.
Detailed list of all the mandatory key shipping documents required for Imports and Exports. You'll find three key documents needed to send and receive cargo by ship.
Watch Rakesh Kumar Singh, Vice President of The Rice Exporters Association, give expert insights about the rice export business in India.
China is one of India's biggest trading partners. Read to know more about the bilateral trade between the two Asian giants.
Knowhow's to Starting an Export Business in India
Amendments to the e-Way Bill and implementation dates for interstate and intrastate
Revised dwell time and refeer charges computation method to help reduce logistics cost for exporters and importers
Here are ten cost-saving strategies that can help you reduce transportation costs
Maersk Line introduces extra seal charge (ESC) from India to World from 10th July, 2018
Digitalisation is just one of the factors that can help enhance the Import-Export process in India, what are the others?
Union Govt places import restriction on all varieties of Urad and Moong Dal
Amendments to the e-Way Bill released by the CBEC on 7th March 2018
A walk down the memory lane of Indian Shipping History
A step-by-step guide to the export process for shipments originating from India
Customs make declaration of Importer's GSTIN, IEC and email address compulsory in Bills of Lading issued from 1st April 2018
Read more on how the Brexit effects and how it will affect the shipping industry, post the decision in the near future.
How going digital will benefit the shipping industry
Transportation costs make up to one-third of the total cost, making it one of the biggest component of the product supply chain.
A closer look at the value chain
Is GRI a boon or bane?
A quick overview of how the Direct Port Delivery model works, benefits, eligibility and how it has fared in the year since it was implemented for all ACP members.
A quick view to How the technology has become an extension to the humans.
A complete guide to secondary packaging
CBIC notification for 3rd part of its drive for clearing pending GST dues of exporters
A guide to excelling in exports
A guide to cargo insurance