CARM: What all importers need to know about CARM

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How to avoid shipping mistakes

Avoid unnecessary shipping complications by following these simple tips:

  • Carefully count every piece when loading or unloading shipments to ensure the order matches the paperwork.
  • Document any visible damage on the sign-off receipt.
  • When you receive a shipment, make sure you are getting what you paid for.
  • When you send a shipment, avoid short payments of your invoices by ensuring every piece of cargo is shipped.

Quick Tip #49
Know the risk and responsibility assumed when booking direct with carriers

If you are not careful, the money you save in one area may be exceeded by the extra costs you incur in another area.

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