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Landed Cost

Determining landed cost is an important part of how trading for commodities work. Essentially, landed cost equals the total expenses paid by the importer when the cargo arrivers. There are numerous elements that will comprise the landed cost, including the … Continue reading

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Basics of Incoterms

Perhaps you have heard of Incoterms. If you engage in international freight shipping, then you certainly have heard this term. It is important to understand the basics of Incoterms. By definition, the word Incoterms stands for International Commercial Terms. The … Continue reading

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Shipping Heavy Machinery with Tractor Trailers

Whether you are shipping heavy machinery to a domestic destination or an international destination, chances are that trucking was involved somewhere in the transportation process. Even if your destination is overseas for your construction equipment, it needs to be transported … Continue reading

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How Cosco Expanded a Greek Port

The Greek Port of Piraeus, located outside of Athens, struggled for decades. By the time of the 2008 financial crisis, ocean freight shipping to the port was minimal. That same year, Chinese-owned Cosco decided to buy the port. They overpaid … Continue reading

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