Mark Franklin

Duplicate Invoice Payments Need Not Happen!

Published Dec 11, 2018 4:14 PM by Mark Franklin

Posted in: Shipping

Duplicate payments on invoices occur far more frequently than most organizations realize. According to, a typical small...

Discounts and Rebates

Published Dec 4, 2018 5:15 PM by Mark Franklin

Posted in: Shipping

It is common business practice to offer rebates or discounts in return for volumes, loyalty or quality. In tramp shipping, it can...

Predicting Port Costs

Published Nov 27, 2018 2:00 AM by Mark Franklin

Posted in: Ports

There are inherent difficulties in accurately predicting the port costs, which forms a significant part of the voyage costs. The a...

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