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April 13, 2017


PALLETS ARE THE KEY COMPONENT OF PACKAGING SYSTEM.  Palletization is one of the most important packaging requirements for shipping. Pallets are portable platforms used to package items for freight or container shipping. However, do you know exactly why you need

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April 5, 2017


TEUs = twenty-foot equivalent units A standard cargo carrier equals two TEUs.  Whether it is the mobile you’re holding to read this or the clothes you’re currently wearing, there is a very good chance that they passed through the Shanghai

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March 23, 2017


What is Ex Works? Seller is responsible for making the goods available at the seller’s premises. Buyer bears the full risk from there to destination.  It can be used for any transport mode or when there is more than one

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March 22, 2017


1. What comes under dangerous? Dangerous isn’t a label meant only for chemicals. Dangerous is any product or substance that require special handling as they could be harmful to you, the transporter, recipient and/or the environment. There are numerous common

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March 16, 2017


Yet another major job completed by Multi-Trans, this time an oil and gas project in Bintulu, Sarawak. It was an extremely time-critical job in collaboration with a trusted partner, of whom we have worked together over the years. The project

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March 7, 2017


Klang Valley MRT Malaysia has never had underground train stations until the launch of the Klang Valley MRT Line 1 (Sungai Buloh-Kajang) which has 31 stations, among which seven are underground. The stations are Bukit Bintang, Maluri, Cochrane, Muzium Negara, Merdeka, Pasar

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February 20, 2017


Freight forwarder has become a remarkable and inevitable part of the logistic industry. However, having no precise understanding about what they do leaves you clueless of why you should engage a freight forwarding company. What is a Freight Forwarder? Typically,

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February 13, 2017


1. Getting the right box Always pack your goods using boxes of the right size Under-filled boxes will collapse and overloaded boxes will burst, even if strapped Small and lightweight boxes are recommended Do not go beyond the weight limit

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February 13, 2017


Shipping containers, usually made from steel, are specifically designed to withstand shipment, storage and handling. They come in various types and sizes for different purposes. Dry storage container is the most common type of container, widely used for transporting general

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February 6, 2017


Tariff classification is a complex yet extremely important aspect of cross-border trading. Goods imported from or to Malaysia are classified by the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) or commonly referred to as HS Codes. The codes, created by World Customs Organization (WCO), categorize up to 5,000 commodity

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