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RESOUCRES AND TOOLS

Freightagentonline.com, Provides you with tools, Resources and useful Website and Document from the shipping and logistics industry that will be very useful for your business and Day to day activity in managing your shipment and Business and take care of all your many logistics needs.

CBM Calculator

It assist user to evaluate cubic meters (CBM) when transporting goods. User can get quick and easy calculation of how many merchandise will fit in a shipping container?

What is the meaning of CBM?

CBM, or cubic meter, is the freight volume of the shipment for domestic and international freight. CBM measurement is calculated by multiplying the width, height and length together of the shipment.

CBM Calculation Formula

While creating a shipment record CBM Calculator display occupied weight and volume percentage of packets inside a container. CBM Calculator also allows the user to pre-define products and use them as per the requirement. In CBM Calculator user can define different types of Shipment Containers. By default CBM Calculator have details of STANDARD 20 FT, STANDARD 40 FT HIGH CUBE 40 FT Containers.

What is Volumetric Weight?

Large items with a light overall weight are charged according to the space they occupied.
In these cases, Volumetric Weight is used to calculate the shipment freight cost.
International Volumetric Weights are calculated using the formula below:

Length X Width X Height in centimeters / 5000 = Volumetric Weight in kilograms.

Multiply the length x height x width in centimeters and divide the answer by 5,000. The result is the volumetric weight. The answer should be compared with the actual weight in kg. Whichever is the greater figure should be used to charge by the shipment company.

For above calculation we had used following container dimensions

Container / Dimensions

Length (cm)

Width (cm)

Height (cm)

20 FT Container

589

230

230

40 FT Container

1200

230

230

40 FT HIGH CUBE Container

1200

230

260

Download the Following Excel sheet

VolumeCalculatorv2.xls

WORLD SEAPORT

More than 95 percent of world trade is done through Sea all over the world.

The Port is a location for the facilitation of loading as well as unloading of vessels. Technically speaking it is an intersection point between freight circulating domains.

Ports are the inhibitors that begin the social and economic process of a neighbourhood by not only allowing trade but also by serving a hub for social activities. These days, most of the ports (especially seaports) are well-equipped with specialized fixtures like forklifts and gantry cranes to facilitate regular dealings of cargo. Ports can be of great significance to a nation because it promotes the commercial welfare and the trade scenario. Ports also can be of military importance, as they're required to keep the warships before moving them to the battle scene. Ports also are a serious source of employment as an outsized number of workers are employed at the ports.

Kindly find the list of Seaport Country wise

WORLD LIST OF SEAPORT.xlsx

. WORLD AIRPORT

Air transport is one among the world’s most vital industries. Its development and its technical and repair achievements make it one among the best contributors to the advancement of recent society. Since the primary jet airliner flew in 1949, use of economic aviation has grown quite seventy-fold. This growth is unmatched by the other major sort of transport and is important to economic progress. Demand for air services increases the influence of air transportation on the worldwide economy, making possible the rapid movement of many people and billions of dollars’ worth of products to markets round the world. The industry plays a decisive role within the work and leisure of many people. It promotes an improved quality of life and helps to enhance living standards. By facilitating tourism, air transportation also helps generate economic process and alleviate poverty – providing employment opportunities, increasing revenues from taxes and fostering the conservation of protected areas.

Please find the list of worldwide airport with the three digit code.

WORLD LIST OF AIRPORT.xlsx

Inco terms® 2020 

ICC has launched Incoterms® 2020, the newest edition of the renowned trade terms for the delivery of goods, providing certainty and clarity to business and traders everywhere.

Incoterms® 2020 rules make business work for everyone by facilitating trillions of dollars in global trade annually. Because they help importers and exporters around the world to understand their responsibilities and avoid costly misunderstandings, the rules form the language of international sales transactions, and help build confidence in our valuable global trading system.”

Incoterms® 2020 practical A4 chart outlines the obligations, costs and risks of the buyer and seller under each of the 11 Incoterms® rules. The handy chart can be easily printed and kept as a reference guide.

RULES FOR ANY MODE OR MODES OF TRANSPORT

RULES FOR SEA AND INLAND WATERWAY TRANSPORT

This chart is not intended to be used alone, and should always be used in conjunction with the Incoterms® 2020 rule book.


INCOTERM 2020.pdf

 

https://iccwbo.org/publication/incoterms-2020-practical-free-wallchart/

. CODE OF ABBREVIATIONS

The logistics industry moves fast whether you're a 3pl company, shipping company or a client. In a period of time that goes by it seems that a replacement acronym or abbreviation is made to short hand terms used every day to conduct business. Here may be a list of Logistics and Trucking acronyms that are regularly utilized in the industry.

Code_of_Abbreviations.pdf