A huge volume of containers is transported annually in the world. Some of them are never picked up by the owners. A cargo left behind is an undoubted loss for shipowners who try to minimize their losses by selling it to interested parties. On this basis, the popular program "Container Wars”, which presents trade in abandoned containers lying in transhipment terminals.
Modern international trade enforces the application of clearly defined rules by all participants in the process of commodity exchange. International Commercial Terms - or otherwise Incoterms introduce uniform rules to organize international trade in terms of cost sharing, responsibility and obligations of all parties to a trade agreement. They include e.g. shipping rule DAP. DAP - what does it mean and what is it?
The transport of goods across borders does not always require complicated customs procedures. Customs provides an option that allows certain goods to be transported under ATA Carnets. What is the ATA Carnet and what does it offer users? Learn about the facilities for customs clearance of goods that are not intended for sale.