Sea Freight

Saving on Shipping Cost: Cost-Effective Methods for Heavy and Large Loads

With the current hike situation in shipping worldwide, it is only normal if one considers saving on shipping costs, as much as possible. When it comes to shipping heavy or large loads, the costs can quickly add up. From packaging materials and handling fees to transportation expenses and

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Understanding the Different Types of Cargo Descriptions

Understanding the Different Types of Cargo Descriptions

We realize how complex the different types of cargo descriptions might be as a firm with numerous years of experience in the importing sector. Anyone who is unfamiliar with freight transportation language may have difficulty understanding logistics phrases. It’s important to note that

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5 Top Sea Ports in Africa and Reasons why They Stand Out

5 Top Sea Ports in Africa and Reasons why They Stand Out

Though there are quite a good number of Sea Ports in Africa, this post covers our Top Sea Ports in Africa and the reasons which one you should channel your shipments to as well as why. As one of the best freight forwarding companies in Lagos, Nigeria, Bowagate Global Limited aims to equip while

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The Importance of a Telex Release

The Importance of a Telex Release

Have you ever heard the term ‘Telex Release’ or maybe ‘Bill of Lading‘? In international trade, there are thousands of shipping terms circulating within the shipping industry. One of the terms you’d probably come across is a ‘Telex Release’ but that’

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These 5 Step Can Save You Money While Importing Goods by Air

These 5 Step Can Save You Money While Importing Goods by Air

If there is one thing to look up to when importing goods to Nigeria especially air freight shipping, it is with having to consider every way how to save money importing by air. To achieve this, you’re required to challenge the status quo by taking advantage of all available solutions, no

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Mode of Transportation and Respective types of Bill of Lading

Mode of Transportation and Respective types of Bill of Lading

In shipping, there is various transportation mode such as Ocean (sea shipping), Air (by aeroplane), Land (truck and train). All of these modes have distinct tools of application at different times for different purposes. One such tool is the Bill of Lading.  Some of our clients who have come

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