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Holiday Notice - New Year Day Vietnamese Lunar New Year is coming!

We would like to announce that T&M Forwarding will be closed from Fed 4th, 2019 to Feb 10th, 2019 for this special occasion.

We will resume working on Feb 11th, 2019.

Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to working together for a great new year 2019.

Wish you and your family a happy, healthy and successful new year.

Changing to new area codes for landline phones in Viet Nam
Effective by the below scheduled, our offices will change the area code of their landline phones

VP Tel Fax From
Danang (236)
358 3686
358 3686
Haiphong (225)
382 1275
382 1276
Hanoi (24)
3514 7047
3514 7047
Saigon (28)
3899 8696
3899 8699

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T&M Forwarding is now FMC registered OTI T&M Forwarding is now FMC bonded under OTI # 026164 as registered foreign based NVOCC. To comply with FMC registration requirement, T&M Forwarding, an individual member of FIATA, has used FIATA Group Bond Programme and is the first Vietnamese freight forwarder / NVOCC to successfully apply for registration using this programme.  
Popularity of of index-linked service contracts

OF the 50 service contracts filed with the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), almost half are linked to Drewry indexes, attesting to the popularity of the Britain's Drewry Maritime Research container freight rates analysis, reports London's Containerisation International.

Said Drewry's Container Freight Rate Insight research chief Martin Dixon: "More and more retailers and manufacturers are coming to Drewry for advice on how to construct index-linked contracts. The commission's comments quash any impression that carriers will not sign index-linked contracts that reference spot rate indices."

The FMC is close to setting new rules that make it easier to draw up index-linked contracts. Under FMC regulations today, US service contracts can only reference outside terms, such as a rate in a freight index contained in a publication widely available to the public and well-known in the industry.

The proposed rule change would allow contracts to reference freight indices or other outside terms, so long as they are readily available to the parties and the FMC.
As the period for comment ended on November 22, FMC chief of staff Lowry Crook said the commission should be ready to promulgate a new rule by January.
"The proposed rule would give carriers and shippers the certainty and flexibility to use indices and derivatives in contracts as it removes legal uncertainties," he said.
"It's another tool they can use - a combination of using the index and being able to hedge risk. Most exports are low value, which means transportation is even more important. Any fluctuation in transportation really makes a difference in whether an exporter is profitable or not," Mr Crook said.

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