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Air and Ocean Cargo Insurance

Astra Supply Chain, LLC offers air/ocean cargo insurance coverage to our customers transporting international shipments.  Our competitive rates for insuring your international shipments provides peace of mind in knowing your valuable shipment is covered in the event of any unforeseen circumstances from the time your shipment leaves your dock until it is received at the consignee.

Cargo Insurance Coverage Information

Astra Supply Chain Cargo Insurance Comparison Chart

IncoTerms® 2020 Rules Responsibility Reference Guide

“Incoterms®” is an acronym standing for international commercial terms. “Incoterms®” is a trademark of International Chamber of Commerce, registered in several countries.  The Incoterms® rules are the world’s essential terms of trade for the sale of goods. Whether you are filing a purchase order, packaging and labelling a shipment for freight transport, or preparing a certificate of origin at a port, the Incoterms® rules are there to guide you. The Incoterms® rules provide specific guidance to individuals participating in the import and export of global trade on a daily basis.   SOURCE: .https://iccwbo.org/resources-for-business/incoterms-rules/incoterms-2020/

IncoTerms® Reference Guide and Definitions

International Freight Shipping Container Specifications

Whether shipping international freight via air or ocean, it's important to know the variety of standard shipping containers and their corresponding specifications to ensure your product (pallets or floor loaded) will fit within the container from both space and weight perspectives.

Air Freight IATA - Unit Load Device (ULD) container specifications

Ocean Freight - Shipping container specifications