10 Shipping Terms You Need to Know

10 Shipping Terms You Need to Know

COD, FCL, DM, and DT? To the uninitiated this alphabet soup is gibberish. However, to international shippers these acronyms have a clear meaning. Understanding shipping terms is essential when moving goods from one end of the world to the other. Of course, sometimes it's not always say to remember what abbreviation means. Fortunately we've created this ...

Inian Air Force C-17 at Suvarnabhumi Airport

BGL Supporting India’s Fight Against COVID

Best Global Logistics Thailand has handled 2 shipments of Cryo-technic tanks to be used for purified oxygen storage at Indian hospitals. The tanks are vital to helping save people with life threatening COVID-19 cases. Today and yesterday (April 27th & 28th), the special ISO tanks were picked up from Suvarnabhumi Airport by an Indian Air Force C ...

Satellite view of Ever Given

Ports Still Feeling Effects of Ever Given Grounding

The Ever Given may be free and now traffic is passing through the Suez Canal, but as much as 1.9m teu of cargo is expected to be caught up in the supply chain that will affect many, if not all of the world’s largest container shipping ports. Supply chain visibility platform Project44, has concluded that the recent canal blockage has led to a cumulative ...

BGL Carrier Partner Awards 2020 Cover

BGL Recognizes Top 3 Carriers

Every year Best Global Logistics Thailand recognizes its top three carrier partners with an award. The award is given to the top carriers based on the number of successful shipments by each carrier.Now, let's take a look at this year's award recipients.Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM)Hyundai Merchant Marine received our 3rd place award this year.Evergreen ...

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Shippers & Forwarders Consider Legal Bid Against Alliances

After being presented with data by the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) and European freight forwarder Association CLECAT; the European Commission has decided it doesn’t consider the large container spot rate increase between Asia and Europe as reason to investigate carriers for infringement of the Block Exemption Regulation (BER). The shippers and for ...