Multimodal Transport Operations In Practice Essay

6508 words - 27 pages

2014
Young Freight Forwarder
of the Year Award
Competition

Multimodal Transport
Operations in Practice:
Radioactives and Abnormals From
and to South Africa

Submitted 29th April 2014 |
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TABLE OF CONTENT
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ................................................................................................................................................. 4

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INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................................................ 5

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE CYCLE – RADIOACTIVE EXPORTS TO NAMIBIA ...view middle of the document...

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3.9

COLLECTION OF CARGO AND DELIVERY TO THE AIRLINE ........................................................................................................ 15

3.10

AIRLINE ACCEPTANCE..................................................................................................................................................... 15

3.11

FORWARDER ARRANGES IMPORT CLEARANCE ...................................................................................................................... 16

3.12

FINAL DELIVERY ............................................................................................................................................................ 16

3.13

PAYMENT OF DISBURSEMENTS AND INVOICING OF CLIENT..................................................................................................... 17

3.14

SELLER PRESENTS DOCUMENTS FOR PAYMENT ..................................................................................................................... 17

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4

BUYER PLACES ORDER ON SELLER ........................................................................................................................................ 7

COMPLETION OF THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE CYCLE ............................................................................................................ 18

INTERNATIONAL TRADE CYCLE – PROJECT CARGO IMPORTS FROM AUSTRIA ............................................................. 19
4.1

INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................................................. 19

4.2

BUYER PLACES ORDER ON SELLER ...................................................................................................................................... 19

4.3

SELLER CONFIRMS ORDER................................................................................................................................................ 20

4.4

BUYER ARRANGES FINANCE AND COVERS EXCHANGE RISK ...................................................................................................... 20

4.5

BUYER INFORMS FORWARDER OF ORDER............................................................................................................................ 21

4.6

FORWARDER LIAISES WITH SUPPLIER FOR LOGISTICS AND COMPLIANCE ARRANGEMENTS .............................................................. 22

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MULTIMODAL LOGISTICS ARRANGEMENTS ......................................................................................................................... 24

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CLEARANCE AND RELEASE OF SHIPMENT............................................................................................................................. 28

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IMPORT SURFACE FREIGHT CLEARANCE AND RELEASE PROCEDURE...

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