Agricultural Export Transportation Handbook

This handbook provides an overview of an export shipment, highlighting what parties are involved and their responsibilities. It looks at the role of the freight forwarder, non-vessel operating common carrier and customs broker. Incoterms, how to quote a price and methods of payment are also covered. It covers ocean and air transportation. It explains the more common documents used in export transportation and provides samples. It also explains the different types of cargo insurance available, where to obtain them and the procedures to follow when filing a claim. It offers guidelines for the safe transport of argricultural products to the overseas buyer, including tips on cooling, grading, packing, loading, storage and the selection of transport equipment and mode of transportation. The sections on trade assistance and publications are included to provide shippers with other sources of information when the answer cannot be found within this text.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Edition: Revised August 1997
  • Pagination: 148p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01102899
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: NTL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 7 2008 2:02PM