Agricultural export transportation workbook.

Author(s) : USDA, WELBY E. M., MCGREGOR B. M.

Type of monograph: Guide/Handbook


This workbook looks at how air carriers and steamship companies operate, and how to read and understand their tariffs. It explains the more common documents used in export transportation and provides completed samples. It also explains the different types of cargo insurance available, where to obtain them, and the procedures to follow when filing a claim. It offers guidelines for the safe transport of agricultural products to the overseas buyer, including tips on cooling, grading, packing, loading, storage, and the selection of transport equipment and mode of transportation. Extract from the table of contents: freight forwarding; air and ocean cargo services; transport documentation; methods of payment; insurance; transport guidelines; Government regulations; trade assistance; publications, databases and glossary.


  • Original title: Agricultural export transportation workbook.
  • Record ID : 1997-0627
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: Regulation
  • Publication: Usda (united states department of agriculture) - United states/United states
  • Publication date: 1993/02
  • Collection:
  • Source: Source: Agriculture Handbook n. 700; 219 p. (21.7 x 28); fig.; tabl.
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.