Freight Forwarder

A freight forwarder is an organization that provides logistics services as an intermediary between the shipper and the carrier, typically on international shipments. Freight forwarders provide the ability to respond quickly and efficiently to changing customer and consumer demands and international shipping (import/export) requirements. By working with a freight forwarder, businesses can save time and money by having a single point of contact for all of their international logistics needs.

When it comes to freight forwarding, there are three main services that a forwarder can provide:

  1. Air cargo services: This includes arranging for the movement of goods by air, as well as providing customs clearance and other related services.
  2. Ocean cargo services: This includes arranging for the transportation of goods by sea, as well as providing customs clearance and other related services.
  3. Customs Brokerage: This service helps businesses to import or export goods through customs, by preparing and submitting all the necessary paperwork and helping to clear the shipment through customs.

Freight forwarders can be very beneficial for businesses that regularly ship goods overseas, as they can take care of all the logistics involved in international shipping, from start to finish. This can save businesses time and money, as well as reduce the amount of stress involved in shipping goods internationally.

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