International Transportation Rules

International Transportation Rules

Several modes of transportation are available to you when you want to import or export goods internationally. While the choice is often made based on the cost, timeframe, and safety of the mode of transportation, other criteria should also be taken into account, such as the rules that apply to international transportation.

International maritime transportation

Maritime transportation is the most widely used mode in international transportation and trade, because it’s usually the least expensive. It makes it possible to transport large volumes and high quantities of goods in containers at lower prices. Its main downside, however, is the delivery period, which is longer. Another limitation is that transportation is only possible via ports. This mode of transportation involves:

International Shipping Insurance

International Shipping Insurance

That’s where international shipping insurance comes in. But what is international shipping insurance? What different types of marine cargo insurance (as it’s also known) are there, and which one is best for you? This guide will take you through the steps to making sure your items are covered on their cross-ocean voyage, and answer the most pressing question: is removals insurance worth it?

Ships across the world transported an average of £8.5 billion worth of cargo every day, and for 99.99% of containers, they did it safely and effectively. It’s also worth noting that air freight can be up to 18 times more expensive than ocean freight, according to Transporteca, as well as being much worse for your carbon footprint.

Incoterms 2020

Incoterms 2020

Any Mode of Transport

EXW - Ex Works - Seller is only responsible for having the goods packed made available at the seller's premises. The buyer bears the full risk and costs from there to the destination - including the loading of the cargo.

FCA - Free Carrier - Seller is only responsible for delivery to the named place. The seller is responsible for the loading. Risk and cost are transferred to the buyer as soon as delivered at named place. Unloading is the buyer's responsibility. 

CPT - Carriage Paid To - Seller arranges the transportation and costs to the named destination. Risk is transferred to the buyer once delivered at the first carrier. 

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