Freight forwarder consolidation continues

Logistics Management

Are rumors of yet more consolidation in the Freight Forwarding sector finally dying down? Not by a longshot, says Nick Bailey, head of research for the London-based consultancy Transport Intelligence

Freight Forwarding Process Flow Chart

Trans Global Auto Logistics

Following the freight forwarding process flow chart used by Trans Global allows you to keep up with your cargo’s journey. At Trans Global, our freight forwarding process flow chart begins with the preparation of your shipment.

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The Top 10 Freight Forwarding Best Practices for Small/Mid-Sized Freight Forwarders

Cerasis

Finding the easiest way to save money is not always as simple for the small or mid-sized freight forwarder. Shippers often select their forwarders based on brand power and market penetration. Freight Freight Forwarding Best Practices

Freight Forwarders Say Digitization Will Benefit Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

The sector says technological innovation will have a positive impact on their business

Flexport – moving beyond freight forwarding?

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article looking at Flexport now appeared recently under Cathy Morrow Roberson’s byline in The Loadstar. We enjoy hearing about what Flexport is doing now. But the idea that they are changing direction to become more like a 4PL is … Continue reading → entrepreneurship Logistics Service Management Supply Chains 3PLs innovation supply chains technology trade transportation

DAMCO Refines Freight Forwarding Products

Airfreight Logistics

Martin Ring, DAMCO Chief Operating Officer “Our business is iterative and we follow our customers’ evolution, bringing years of freight forwarding experience and close supplier relationships together,” said Groen-in’t-Woud. Freight Forwarding Damco

DAMCO Refines Freight Forwarding Products

Logistics Manager

Martin Ring, DAMCO Chief Operating Officer “Our business is iterative and we follow our customers’ evolution, bringing years of freight forwarding experience and close supplier relationships together,” said Groen-in’t-Woud. Freight Forwarding Damco

Air freight forwarders’ react to 2019 market issues

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our Freightwaves article looks at first quarter 2019 earnings of a few air freight forwarders. air freight Freight Forwarding Air Cargo airfreight freight forwarders

Logistics Plus acquires freight forwarder H.C. Bennett

DC Velocity

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

Freight forwarding in the age of COVID-19

247 Customs Broker

Most of us have seen movies about an attack on humankind, whether from an alien invasion, a zombie apocalypse or the worldwide spread of a… The post Freight forwarding in the age of COVID-19 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

DAMCO Refines Freight Forwarding Products

247 Customs Broker

All products offer full track… The post DAMCO Refines Freight Forwarding Products appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 3PL Damco Features Freight Forwarding customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Incoterms: A Basic Guide to Freight Forwarders

LoGo

Understand the meaning of Incoterms and see the most used ones among freight forwarders. O post Incoterms: A Basic Guide to Freight Forwarders apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo. Logistics

Top Trends in Freight Forwarder Digitization

Freightos

What does the oldest company on the top ten global technology companies have to do with freight? Here’s What This Has To Do With Freight. The digitization of the freight industry is about improving speed and efficiency. . This trend moved forward in exciting ways in 2019.

A Metamorphosis or Imaginary: What Exactly is Digital Freight Forwarding?

Logistics Trends and Insights

In the meantime, check out our commentary piece on digital freight forwarding, something I’ve (Cathy) struggled to define for quite some time. Digital Freight Forwarding Digital forwarder freight forwarding

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?

Freight Forwarding Outlook for the U.S. Market May Not Be Rosy in 2020

Logistics Trends and Insights

A number of freight forwarders have enjoyed positive revenues from the U.S. While these forwarders and others will probably end 2019 with positive revenues for the U.S. At the same time, freight forwarders will come under more pressure from non-traditional competition.

The Significance of Two Bills (of lading) in Freight Forwarding

20Cube Logistics

The most significant document in sea freight is the Bill of Lading, which quantifies the details of the cargo being shipped. HBL is issued by the NVOCC (Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier) or the freight forwarder to the buyer or seller of the consignment. Freight forwarder.

DAMCO Refines Freight Forwarding Products – Airfreight Logistics

247 Customs Broker

All products offer full track… The post DAMCO Refines Freight Forwarding Products – Airfreight Logistics appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 3PL Damco Features Freight Forwarding customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Project cargo freight forwarders: finding the right partner

I.C.E. Transport

When you ship project cargo overseas, you can’t trust it to just any freight forwarder. The term “project cargo” refers to a shipment that is crucial to a mission. Often oversize, overweight and/or high value, this shipment is likely to need several containers or other conveyances.

Supply chain logistics for a freight forwarder business

LoGo

O post Supply chain logistics for a freight forwarder business apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo. Do you know what supply chain logistics means?

Measurement calculator: Tools to make your freight forwarding life easier

LoGo

O post Measurement calculator: Tools to make your freight forwarding life easier apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo. People who work in an international market always need a measurement calculator. Here we have some tools that may help you!

Freight Forwarding: Will high-tech upstarts make a difference this year?

Logistics Management

A wave of digital disruption surfaced in the freight forwarding sector a few years ago, with startups, suppliers and even shippers using new technologies to develop a variety of innovative trade solutions.

Working with freight forwarding companies in New Jersey

I.C.E. Transport

What do you gain when you work with a New Jersey-based freight forwarder? ocean shipping freight brokersThe Port of New York and New Jersey is the third-busiest port in the US, and the busiest on the East Coast.

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Freight Forwarder

MTS Logistics

Freight forwarders are a dime a dozen. But, there’s a vast difference between any freight forwarder and a good freight forwarder. If your business is new to international shipping, you may not understand the importance of freight forwarding.

Viability of High-Tech Data-Heavy Freight Forwarding Models

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] A wave of digital disruption surfaced in the freight forwarding sector a few years ago, with startups, suppliers, and even shippers using new technologies… The post Viability of High-Tech Data-Heavy Freight Forwarding Models appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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.

Nuvocargo Acquires Oncarriage to Modernize Freight Forwarding Between U.S., Mexico

Food Logistics

Nuvocargo’s proprietary software helps shippers coordinate door-to-door transportation between U.S./Mexico. Mexico. 3PL/4PL

What Can Freight Forwarding Learn from Airbnb? – A guest post from Container xChange

Freightos

While people find it easy to book things like accommodations online, container owners and freight forwarders or shippers looking for available Shipper Owned Containers (SOCs) often still struggle to connect with trusted partners. What can freight learn from Airbnb?

Blockchain in freight forwarding – Is it the next big thing?

20Cube Logistics

How will blockchain impact freight forwarding? Because of the enormous benefits of blockchain, the freight forwarders like us 20Cube are busy finding ways to capitalize on this new technology to channelize profits and reinforce relationships across the supply chain.

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 ?

Digital Freight Forwarder InstaFreight Secures Shell Partnership

Logistics Business Magazine

Shell and digital freight forwarding company InstaFreight are partnering to transform the European freight market. This investment and new partnership will help InstaFreight to accelerate its mission to digitise the road freight space and transform the freight market.

3 Reasons Why the Freight Forwarding Industry Will Not Experience a Big Disruption from Technology

MTS Logistics

As I am reaching my 20th year in freight forwarding, it is clear the freight forwarding industry has gone through changes. Over the last 5-10 years, we had been hearing that technology companies are looking for a new Uber in the freight forwarding industry.

Key Trends for Freight Forwarders

Logistics Business Magazine

IAG Cargo today shared the findings from a global survey of more than 400 freight forwarders in 47 countries on perceptions of the air cargo industry this year. The report, Cargo Next, identifies the key trends and expectations of freight forwarders within the next 12 months.

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.

What You Should Be Asking Your Freight Forwarder

Dedola Global Logistics

Archives When looking for an ocean or air freight forwarder, there are a number of standard questions you should ask to figure out if they’re the right fit, such as: “How many containers do you move per year?” Say you need to get ahold of your freight forwarder.

Tips to improve Freight Forwarding process

247 Customs Broker

The logistics and freight forwarding market is in constant growth, and because of that, companies always have to find new ways to stand out from… The post Tips to improve Freight Forwarding process appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Top 25 Freight Forwarders in 2018: Blending art and science

Logistics Management

The numbers are in, and thanks to significant merger and acquisition activity, some of the top tier players have shifted a bit. However, industry analysts note that intangibles related to service levels and digitization blur some of the lines in the rankings