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

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

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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

Freight Forwarders Say Digitization Will Benefit Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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.

Logistics Plus acquires freight forwarder H.C. Bennett

DC Velocity

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

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

Freight Forwarders Says Digitization Will Benefit Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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?

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?

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ?

How project cargo freight forwarders keep loads compliant

I.C.E. Transport

If shipping oversize cargo seems like a complex proposition, project cargo poses an even bigger challenge. Not only is the typical project cargo shipment large, heavy and valuable, but it’s usually time- and mission-critical.

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

German Digital Freight Forwarder Launches in Poland

Logistics Business Magazine

German digital freight forwarder InstaFreight has launched on the Polish market, with 10 employees in Legnica offering a 24-hour service. The post German Digital Freight Forwarder Launches in Poland appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

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.

How the Right Freight Forwarder Can Maximize Your eCommerce Business

Dedola Global Logistics

So when it’s time to start importing your goods, why add to that workload by trying to figure out the logistics of shipping freight? Simplify your life and streamline the shipping process by hiring the right freight forwarder.

Optimizing 3PL and Freight Forwarder Relationships to Drive Innovation

Supply Chain Brain

What Brexit’s political headwinds mean for freight forwarders [Podcast]

247 Customs Broker

31, 2020, with little light likely to be shed on the situation until the… The post What Brexit’s political headwinds mean for freight forwarders [Podcast] appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. As the current standing of Brexit hangs in limbo until Jan.

What Your Air Freight Forwarder Wishes You Knew

Dedola Global Logistics

Archives As a freight forwarder , we receive all types of shipping requests. However, considering the cost and speed of air freight, it’s especially important to know the basics when preparing for an air shipment. freight. New to Air Freight?

dnata Bolsters their Foothold in the Freight Forwarding Industry

Airfreight Logistics

One of the world’s largest air services providers, Dubai-based dnata , recently announced they had strengthened their position in the UAE and international freight forwarding industry as a result of increasing their ownership in two of their joint venture Dubai-based companies.

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

Airfreight Logistics

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.

A metamorphosis or imaginary: what exactly is digital freight forwarding? 

The LoadStar

The freight forwarding market is changing. Each year I’ve asked what a freight forwarder is and the majority of the responses have always been “a firm specialising in arranging and shipping of merchandise on behalf of shippers”. .

The Morrow-Roberson road test: Flexport – moving beyond freight forwarding 

The LoadStar

The company started in 2013 when founder Ryan Peterson, entrepreneur and co-founder of Import Genius, decided to tackle the ‘antiquated’ and ‘unsexy’ freight forwarding market. In the freight world, the user experience is just broken. . “No

Freight forwarding post-digitisation: how to succeed

The LoadStar

The adoption of online quoting and booking platforms by freight forwarders is becoming more mainstream by the day. As old patterns of work are rendered obsolete how should freight forwarders plot the development of their companies and their industry? The post Freight forwarding post-digitisation: how to succeed appeared first on The Loadstar. Air Event Land Sea Supply chain Freight forwarding post digitisation

New freight forwarding business opportunities: how to create them

247 Customs Broker

Creating freight forwarding business opportunities is not always an easy task, right? But there are other ways to find new partners, expand your reach and… The post New freight forwarding business opportunities: how to create them appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Container tracking: How to use it in your freight forwarding business

LoGo

Understand how container tracking systems work and how to implement this technology in your freight forwarding business. O post Container tracking: How to use it in your freight forwarding business apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo.

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

“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

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.