Getting yourself a reliable shipping agent.

A shipping agency or shipping agent is the designated person or agency held responsible for handling shipments and cargo, and the general interests of its customers, at ports and harbors worldwide, on behalf of ship owners, managers, and charterers. In some parts of the world, these agents are referred to as port agents or cargo brokers. There are several c Read more

How to sub-contract your export order to local supplier/ trader without the risk of losing money

At a point, you might need to expand your supply maybe your international buyer increases their order from 100mt to 700mt/ per month. At this point, you will need more hands, contacting different suppliers becomes paramount. Here you need to design your company terms and condition. Your company legal adviser will handle that paper works. Read more

Earning money trading Agricultural commodities within a value chain system all year round

It’s not a must to have a registered company before you can earn living trading. I must be sincere with you that even without export license; you can still be a “small scale” exporter exporting crayfish, kolanut, bitter kola, cow horn tips, on a range of 1-3mt. And this can be done by air cargo through the cargo wings of various carriers. Read more

How Safe are the food you consume? the case of Aflatoxins in Nigeria maize and Groundnut

I wonder why most people find it difficult to check the expiring date of a food product before consumption. But I have narrowed why most people don’t check for this important information’s into 2.

  1. Laziness and carelessness
  2. Illiteracy

Be informed that all the food we consume falls under the classifications of food; protein, minerals, carbohydrate, fat and oil e.t.c. For Read more