During Ramadan, do guests really take a month off?

- Apr 26, 2019-

3. What should I pay attention to before and after Ramadan?


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It is better to arrive at the destination port before and after the end of Ramadan to catch up with the consumption period of eid.When eid begins on the day Ramadan ends, long-suffering muslims pour out.

Delivery during Ramadan: inform the customer in advance of booking space (container) before the goods are ready;Confirm the details of the bill of lading (consignee, notifier, shipping mark, description of goods, etc.) with the customer in advance to shorten the confirmation time of the bill of lading;Confirm the details and requirements of customs clearance documents with the customer in advance, and ensure that the customs clearance documents are sent as soon as possible to avoid express delay.In addition, please remember to apply for the 14-21 days Free detention period with the shipping company when you deliver the products. If part of the routes are available, please also apply for the Free demurrage period.

Don't try so hard the goods, such as Ramadan again hair nearly ended, because during Ramadan, government agencies and customs, ports, freight forwarders and other related enterprise staff's work time, for some documents for examination and approval and decision may will be postponed until after Ramadan, take two months is possible, all the conditional word, so try to avoid this time.



Take the port in the Middle East as an example, bulk cargo LCL generally needs more than 30 days from warehouse.now, Ramadan is coming, a large number of goods are put into the warehouse, and the number of containers increases dramatically.If you miss the best time to enter the warehouse, but there are strict requirements on the delivery date, it is suggested that the goods with high value can also be transferred to air freight.


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Lower efficiency of Ramadan is not only the port of destination, transshipment port via the relevant countries to also want to note that only half a day's work hours is bound to make work efficiency drops, because can't eat or drink during the day, the dockers, physical strength drops, the speed of processing the goods will be slow, together with the shipping peak season, the goods jams phenomenon will be more obvious, so this time terminal operation time is much longer, like paper analyzes operation, the goods without the second process will increase.In case of transshipment goods, the time needed for the goods to be detained in the transit port in the queue or customs clearance for transshipment is unpredictable. In order to reduce the loss, it is suggested to track the cargo dynamics at any time and anywhere to avoid rejection or delay in the transit port, causing unnecessary losses.


4. What should I pay attention to if I receive Muslim guests during Ramadan?


During Ramadan, fasting lasts up to 15 hours a day.In the morning, you need to finish eating 1 hour before dawn, and you can't eat until 1 hour after sunset.When receiving guests during Ramadan, one should pay attention to respecting their customs and habits and not eat, smoke, drink or invite them to dinner in front of their eyes.

Ramadan is a time for muslims to practice their religion. Everyone strives to be good and is willing to help others.


5.Do your clients observe Ramadan?

Simply put, if your guest believes in Islam, he will want Ramadan.

The countries involved include:

All Arab states (22) :

Asia: Kuwait, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, yemen, Oman, uae, Qatar, bahrain.

Africa: Egypt, Sudan, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, western Sahara, Mauritania, somalia, djibouti.

Non-arab states (26) :

West Africa: Senegal, Gambia, guinea, sierra leone, Mali, Niger and Nigeria.

Central Africa: Chad.

South African island nation: comoros


Bosnia and herzegovina and Albania.


West Asia: Turkey, azerbaijan, Iran and Afghanistan.

Central Asia: kazakhstan, uzbekistan, turkmenistan, kyrgyzstan, tajikistan.

South Asia: Pakistan, Bangladesh and maldives.

Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia and brunei.

A total of 48 countries, concentrated in western Asia and northern Africa (the Arab states, central and west Africa, central and west Asia and Pakistan together).Only about half of those in Lebanon, Chad, Nigeria, bosnia and herzegovina and Malaysia believe in Islam.