How to Become a Freight Forwarder

Cerasis

Cerasis is not a freight forwarder, but technically a freight broker/transportation intermediary who specializes in North American Transportation Mangement primarily for less than truckload shipping, truckload, and small package. Thinking about entering the freight movers field?

Logistics Plus acquires freight forwarder H.C. Bennett

DC Velocity

3PL to operate unit as its internal foreign principal agent (FPA) services department. Strategy

Logistics with Freight Forwarders

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

A freight forwarder mainly acts to manage the transits of international products so that once they have been unloaded, they make the journey to their final destination.

Kerry Logistics Acquires South African Freight Forwarders S.A.S.

Logistics Manager

Hong Kong-headquartered Kerry Logistics has announced the acquisition of well-established freight forwarding and logistics company, Shipping and Airfreight Services (Pty) Limited (S.A.S.). The post Kerry Logistics Acquires South African Freight Forwarders S.A.S.

Bolloré Logistics Buys Majority Stake in Danish Freight Forwarder

Logistics Manager

The company ranks among the top five international logistics and freight forwarding companies in Europe and is continuing to grow and strengthen their global footprint. France based Bolloré Logistics has made a strategic acquisition in Global Solutions of Denmark.

How Freight Forwarders Can Lower Their Bonding Costs

Cerasis

As October 1 approaches, some freight forwarders may need to renew their freight forwarder bond. With the deadline approaching, freight forwarders may be asking themselves what they can do to reduce the rate at which they obtain their BMC-84 freight broker bond ?

Freight forwarders: keep an eye on oil prices

The LoadStar

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Understanding Freight Forwarders and NVOCCs

ValueShipr

Freight Forwarders. Most recognized and global forwarders belong to an association of freight forwarders called FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations)which is considered to be the global voice of freight logistics.

Is 2017’s impressive freight forwarding growth continuing in 2018?

The LoadStar

Transport Intelligence (Ti) has published a short update to its Global Freight Forwarding market report, following half-year figures for 2018. The data showed growth of 4.9%, year on year with air freight forwarding up 5.3%

New York/New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Association Annual Dinner and Person of the Year

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

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International Freight Forwarder Marks 30th Anniversary

Logistics Business Magazine

Seaspace International, a global freight forwarder operating from Gatwick, UK has marked its 30th anniversary in the logistics industry with the acquisition of a third warehouse. Distribution Centre Property Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL

Freight Forwarding: Keeping shippers top of mind

Logistics Management

In the current rush to digitize for operational efficiency, forwarders must not lose sight of immediate shipper needs. The transition must be smooth, valuable and completely transparent—but is that happening

Ceva to boost sea freight forwarding unit with acquisition of CMA CGM Log

The LoadStar

Ceva Logistics is set to significantly grow its sea freight forwarding business after an unveiling a new strategic plan that includes acquiring the ocean freight forwarding activities of its major shareholder, CMA CGM.

Geodis Names New MD for Freight Forwarding Germany

Logistics Business Magazine

GEODIS has named Antje Lochmann as the new Managing Director of GEODIS Freight Forwarding Germany, headquartered in Hamburg. Most recently, she was the Director National Sales & Marketing of GEODIS Freight Forwarding Germany. Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL

Seguin takes over global freight forwarding at UPS

Automotive Logistics

Romaine Seguin (pictured) has become president of Global Freight Forwarding at packaging delivery and supply chain management company, UPS. The post Seguin takes over global freight forwarding at UPS appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

A&A’s Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders List

The Logistics Academy

Here is the Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders List compiled by Armstrong & Associates. Each year A&A compiles Logistics Management’s Top 25 Freight Forwarders list for a closer analysis of industry trends and how those leading forwarders are meeting the evolving shipping needs. Ranked by 2015 Logistics Gross Revenue/Turnover and Freight Forwarding Volumes*. Forwarding.

“Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey” deserves our attention

Logistics Management

Logistics Trends & Insights LLC, an Atlanta, Georgia-based consultancy, is conducting its third “Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey," and invites LM readers to participate

Digitizing Freight Forwarding with Graham Parker

Tradewinds

Graham started his first freight forwarding company at the age of 22 and within a year, reached his $1M revenue goal. Due to the complexity, fragmentation, and multi-stakeholder dynamics of international shipping, freight forwarders are essential to global trade.

The Freight Forwarder’s Guide to LAX

Dedola Global Logistics

If you are an importer who regularly brings goods in through the Los Angeles/Long Beach ports, you may have used air freight services through Los Angeles International Airport, better known as LAX. LAX has 194 acres dedicated to freight services and facilities. LAX’s top air freight imports include computers, cell and landline phones and parts, computer chips, and unmounted diamonds. Since LAX is a hub for international freight forwarding and travel, U.S.

Top 25 Freight Forwarders: Strong Grouth, Abundant Opportunity

Logistics Management

As savvy forwarders embrace and utilize more sophisticated digitized solutions to set them apart from the pack, industry analysts are seeing the race narrowing. Evidence of this trend is made clear when the Top 25 features nearly a half dozen players vying for the same coveted ranking

What Type of Freight Forwarder Is Right for You?

Dedola Global Logistics

Not all international freight forwarding providers are the same. For example, some freight forwarders are focused on offering the lowest prices. Other freight forwarders tout their technology above all else. Then there are freight forwarders that prioritize overall customer service by personalizing the approach to your supply chain. Low Cost: The biggest advantage of this type of freight forwarder is right in the name: the low prices.

Understanding Freight Forwarders and NVOCCs

ValueShipr

Freight Forwarders. Most recognized and global forwarders belong to an association of freight forwarders called FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations)which is considered to be the global voice of freight logistics.

The F word: how freight forwarders spend their day

The LoadStar

There is a lovely blog about the human side of forwarding from the UK’s Neon Freight. It explains, in an amusing way, what a freight forwarder does, which, the writer notes, involves a lot of praying, swearing and plate-spinning. Neon Freight

Air Carriers / Air Freight Forwarders: Service on the up and up

Logistics Management

Learn about the 35th Annual Quest for Quality Award winners for Air Carriers and Air Freight Forwarders

New Threat To Freight Forwarder Industry

Logistics Portal

New Threat To Freight Forwarder Industry For the last twenty years ago we watched how FedEX, UPS, and DHL expanded their global transportation networks by air, ocean and truck threatening freight

Digital freight forwarder Shipwaves has come a long way in three years

The LoadStar

Mumbai-based digital freight forwarder Shipwaves, which ditched a marketplace model to focus on its individual offering, opened its Middle East headquarters in Dubai this month, capping an impressive three years since launching in 2015.

AIT Worldwide realises UK ambitions with purchase of freight forwarder ConneXion

The LoadStar

US 3PL AIT Worldwide Logistics has continued on its acquisition spree with the purchase of UK freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo for an undisclosed amount. The post AIT Worldwide realises UK ambitions with purchase of freight forwarder ConneXion appeared first on The Loadstar.

UK Freight Forwarder Expands with Santander Funding Package

Logistics Business Magazine

TPS Global Logistics, an award-winning Aylesford (UK)-based freight forwarding and logistics service provider, is moving into new, larger premises and hiring 20 new permanent members of staff. Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Road Transport & Haulage

Kontainers enables freight forwarder digital expansion with $1m end-of-year software giveaway

The LoadStar

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CLDX: Lost at sea – how to deal with service issues in freight forwarding

The LoadStar

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Amazon FBA Sellers: 3 Tips for Choosing the Right Freight Forwarder

Dedola Global Logistics

Why You Should Invest in a Freight Forwarder. Luckily, there is a solution: A freight forwarder. A freight forwarder helps save you time and money by coordinating multiple shipments and helping you choose the most cost-effective way to ship them.

Top 25 Freight Forwarders 2017: Digitization & E-Commerce continue to reshape the marketplace

The Logistics Academy

The global freight forwarding market has grown by 2.7% in real terms since this time last year, but owing to a continuation of excess capacity issues and lower average oil prices, rates continue to fall in both air and sea freight. Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders.

The digital age is not quite the disruptor freight forwarders feared, says report

The LoadStar

Online platforms may be improving freight forwarding’s front end, but those predicting the demise of the traditional operator may have overestimated the impact of technology.

Why Your Freight Forwarder Should Be C-TPAT Certified

Dedola Global Logistics

C-TPAT is a voluntary program that any business or freight forwarding company in the trade industry can join to help “strengthen international supply chains and improve United States border security,” according to CBP. The good news is that by working with a C-TPAT certified freight forwarding company , you can both help with combating terrorism, as well as enjoy the benefits that come with certification. The Criteria a Certified Freight Forwarder Must Meet.

Independent freight forwarders also turning digital

247 Customs Broker

There has been a lot of interest in the newly released system, as due to the fast-paced development of our modern world, freight forwarders have been receiving mounting pressure regarding digital changes. Importing and managing the logistics of your precious freight is no easy task.