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The freight forwarder

What is Freight Forwarding?

The freight forwarder ensure that your goods receive the priority it requires; your documentation is appropriately filled and your goods reaches its destination in the specified time.

The increasing specialization on transportation of goods and decimations operations means that the exporter of products would prefer to leave these formalities to "freight forwarder" in order to concentrate on his own business.
 

An efficient "freight forwarder" can offer advice, on the special requirements of different countries as well as to offer a number (sea, air, rail etc.) of quotations for a particular consignment being sent from point A to B.
 

 


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Flag Preference, Freight Forwarder and Alternative Shipping Methods

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Ocean Shipping Methods.

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Ocean Shipping Procedure, Freight Surcharges & Stowage

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"you can still obtain a 'clean bill of lading' by signing a letter of indemnity".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The "freight forwarder"
role is often underestimated as one of the most important elements in shipping
 

The "freight forwarder" is there to ensure that your goods receive the priority it requires; that your documentation is appropriately filled and most importantly, your goods reaches its destination in order and in the specified time.
 

The next most important and effective function of the "forwarder" is to be an adviser and agent for the shipper, and that, is the "forwarder's" prime consideration.
 

The transportation of goods from one place to another over short or long distances, is a fundamental activity in materials handling with many complexities in international cross border transportation for example; large number of documents are required to document the movement of goods.
 

The basic activities of a "freight forwarder" include booking cargo space on ship, airplane, train, or any other form of goods/cargo transportation, route planning, various documentation, export packing, insurance, warehouse, collection and delivery consignment.
 

And to provide service which involves establishing various inland depots and clearing offices so that customs clearance at the port of entry is done by the "forwarder" as well as delivery to consignee's doorstep, without actually involving the consignee.

 
 

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Transportation Strategy "airfreight charges; airlines uses the "cube rule".

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About Freight Forwarding. What is Freight Forwarding?

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About The Freight Forwarder

 

   

Page 1/7 Flag Preference, Freight Forwarder and Alternative Shipping Methods

Page 2/7 Ocean Shipping Methods. "freight cost are computed by shipping company based on both weight and cubic size and charges ".

Page 3/7 Ocean Shipping Procedure, Freight Surcharges & Stowage ...depending on the circumstances, shipping companies may levy one or more charges.

Page 4/7 "you can still obtain a 'clean bill of lading' by signing a letter of indemnity"

Page 5/7 Transportation Strategy "airfreight charges; airlines uses the "cube rule" namely every 194 cubic inches of is considered equivalent to one pound"

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