Incoterms to Apps: 5 Resources to Help You Succeed in International Shipping

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As a friend to your business, Universal Cargo Management wants to provide you with the information you need to succeed in the international shipping business.

One of the ways we reach our goals of helping you reach your import or export goals is by providing helpful resources you can use.

You can find our pages of resources by scrolling through the drag down menu under our “Resources” tab above.

This blog contains 5 of our most useful logistics resources, especially for those new to importing and exporting, like a glossary of common logistic terms or a quick reference to incoterms that the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) publishes.

If you’re trying to find the chargeable weight of your shipment, that’s what our conversion calculator is for.

The resources below also cover insurance basics and a fast, easy way to find out all the information you may need to know about international shipping ports.

Of course, being a trusted freight forwarder for well over 25 years, the greatest resource we have to offer international shippers is our friendly and knowledgeable staff that will assist you with everything you need to import or export your cargo around the globe.

Click here for a free freight rate pricing.

1. Logistics Glossary

What does FOB mean?

What does a NVOCC do?

What is the difference between FCL and LCL?

To find out the answers to these question download our:



2. Conversion Calculator

Need to convert from pounds (lbs) to kilograms (kg)?

Need to calculate your total volume (cbm)?

Need to convert cubic feet to cubic meters?

For assistance with these and more please download our:

 Conversion Calcul

3. Incoterms 2010

Ever catch yourself wondering what DDP or FOB stand for?

Ever wonder if you or your supplier is responsible for the cargo in transit?

Ever wish you had a quick and easy way to determine these things?

Wait no longer and download our Incoterms 2010:

Incoterms 2020 — What Is Changing from Incoterms 2010

4. Cargo Insurance Basics

Are you looking for All-Risk or WA Insurance?

Are you confused about the difference between ICC-A / B / C Insurance?

Are you unsure why no one can explain this simply?

Set yourself free and learn quickly and easily with our guide about:



5. Container Loading Guidelines

Weight Distribution. Space Utilization. Cargo Variation and Compatibility.

Check out:



You can succeed in the import/export business. Remember, Universal Cargo Management is here to help you do just that.

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Source: Incoterms

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