Here at First Base Freight when we give our customers a quote for shipping there car we always try to give them every option possible. Many people that we have spoken to over the years didn’t know that you can actually ship your car in a container. Many people like the idea, but usually because … Continue reading Container Shipping & Its advantages
Here at First Base Freight we have noticed that whenever your shipping vehicles overseas to a new country there are a few things that you will have to check. Many countries throughout the world have many rules on what type of cars they allow to be shipped into their country. The usual ones are: Age … Continue reading Can Your Car Be Shipped?
Over the past 6 months we have noticed that more and more people were contacting us or emailing about schedules for ships from the UK. It wasn’t just our customers that were contacting us it was anyone who had an interest in a vessel that was leaving from the UK. So to help our customers … Continue reading New Online Sailing Schedule
Both the ‘ticket to ride’ and the document of title, it is fair to say that in the international sale and movement of goods the ocean bill of lading, is a crucial document which has been relied upon by the commercial community over many years. Indeed, it is regarded by the banks as the most … Continue reading What is a Bill of Lading?
A liner trade is one which operates according to a regular trade, defined route and against a published sailing schedule. Apart from the odd conventional shipping service or the multi-purposed roll on/roll off carriers that carry project cargoes on wheels or on ships’ trailers or Mafis to deep-sea destinations, the ocean business has progressively moved … Continue reading Ocean Freight