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More Shipping Terminology: Weights

Benefits of adopting a Transloader shipping method

When filling out shipping forms you might see line items for several different categories of weight. Not knowing which weight the form is asking for can lead to shipments being loaded onto a shipping line with a misdeclared weight. This could at the very least mean fines for you when the cargo is inspected at its departing or arrival at the shipyard. Worst case could mean a failure of your shipping container or even the total loss of the container off of a ship. Let’s look at the different weight terminology and see what the differences are.
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