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Cross Trade

When cargo is transported from one country to another without going via the local business base – whether that be by road, rail, sea or air – this is known as cross trade. Cros...

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Carbon Emissions

Carbon emission refers to the release of carbon into the atmosphere. Carbon emissions are measured in CO2e – the lower the CO2e, the lower the impact in the environment. Green...

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Carbon Footprint

Carbon footprint refers to the amount of carbon dioxide contributed due to a company's business operations. At Ligentia, we have actively reduced our carbon footprint by utilisi...

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Carbon Offsetting

Carbon offsetting is the process of reducing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions compensate for emissions made elsewhere. Carbon offsetting methods include affores...

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) involves a company actively managing their social, economic and environmental impacts on society during business operations.  ...

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Container

A container is a large unit used to transport cargo....

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Cargo

Cargo refers to the goods being transported via truck, rail, ocean or air freight....

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Currency Adjustment Factor (CAF)

A Currency Adjustment Factor (CAF) adjusts the freight to reflect currency exchange fluctuations....

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What is a cubic metre

A Cubic Metre (CBM) is an SI derived unit of volume of a cube with edges one metre in length. A cubic meter has the symbol mᶟ....

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