UNDERSTANDING THE FREIGHT BUSINESS

The manual is intended to form a quick-reference on the planning of forwarding cargo from producer to customer. The following chapters discuss various aspects of the industry: (1) route selection; (2) modern international surface transport; (3) airfreight-speed and security; (4) surface freight rates and transport costing; (5) packing for export; (6) hazardous goods by sea; (7) export documentation; (8) eec documentation and value added tax (vat); (9) import procedures; and, (10) marine insurance.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Meadows (Thomas) and Company Limited

    36 Grosvenor Gardens
    London,   England 
  • Publication Date: 0

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 142 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00188327
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1979 12:00AM