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Topic: port charges

Port charges and their impact on business

Globalisation provides businesses with easier access to international markets. It affords companies the ability to readily purchase goods from international suppliers or to export to foreign buyers. This means, that ocean freight is now a significant part of the many factors affecting inventory management. Competition in the global logistics indust ... Read More

  December 2, 2017     

Port charges and their role in the small business budget

The transportation of goods incurs multiple different fees which can add up and represent quite a cost to the company. It is important to research these costs from the outset and factor them into your billing structure so that they can be easily absorbed. Let’s look at port fees and consider how they may affect […] ... Read More

  July 22, 2017     

Eight Ways to Cut Freight Charges

Part of operating a business is providing something for someone else for a charge. Now unless you provide services, it is likely that a significant proportion of your operations involves bundling up stock, booking couriers and sending it out to customers. There are many types of freight and modes of transport all with differing logistics. [… ... Read More

  July 12, 2017     

A Primer on Port Charges: How Port Charges Affect Your Business

The cost of shipping inventory can be significant – depending on your market position, your business may bear the transportation costs for inbound materials, outbound finished goods or even both. Although it is worthwhile understanding what factors affect transportation costs, port charges can be particularly difficult to understand. What are ... Read More

  July 4, 2017