Freight Forwarding Basics with Miles Varghese

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Forwarding Basics with Miles Varghese. Miles Varghese and Joe Lynch review and discuss freight forwarding basics. Key Takeaways: Freight Forwarding Basics.

Texas freight forwarder files bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

Trucking, logistics and airfreight companies are collectively owed hundreds of thousands of dollars after a Texas freight forwarder filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this week. Layoffs and Bankruptcies Logistics News Trucking Atlantic World Wide Shipping Chapter 11 freight forwarder

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Freight Forwarding Catches Up with Sharm Chelliah

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Forwarding Catches Up with Sharm Chelliah. Sharm Chelliah and Joe Lynch discuss the topic, “freight forwarding catches up” which refers to the recent technology advancements made in freight forwarding that has enabled it to offer a customer experience and visibility on par with tech-enabled 3PLs and freight brokers. Sharm Chelliah is a Global Account Executive at Flexport , a digital freight forwarder, and customs broker.

The Top Challenges Facing the Freight Forwarding Industry

RPA Labs

There have been significantly more mergers and acquisitions in recent years in freight forwarding, including “TFI International’s $800-million acquisition of UPS Freight; Uber Freight’s $2.25-billion purchase of Transplace; DP World’s $1.2-billion purchase of U.S.-based

Why Small Businesses Should Consider Using Freight Forwarders

20Cube Logistics

However, many SMBs and SMEs assume that working with a freight forwarder in Australia is reserved for large, international corporations. As one of the leading digital freight forwarders in Australia, 20Cube Logistics, provides tailored 3PL services for SMBs.

Transforming the Shipper, Freight Forwarder Relationship with Sarah Barnes-Humphrey

The Logistics of Logistics

Transforming the Shipper, Freight Forwarder Relationship with Sarah Barnes-Humphrey. Sarah Barnes-Humphrey and Joe Lynch discuss transforming the shipper, freight forwarder relationship. Learn More About Transforming the Shipper, Freight Forwarder Relationship.

The Future of Freight Forwarding Report

Supply Chain Brain

Are freight forwarders holding small and midsize businesses back

Traditional Vs Digital Freight Forwarders – What would you prefer?

20Cube Logistics

With all industries understanding its importance have moved ahead with digital and online platforms, the freight forwarders have also embraced the technology. Traditional freight forwarders. Digital freight forwarders.

Maersk looks set to cut out freight forwarders to attract larger BCOs

Supply Chain and Logistics

Once Maersk built out its systems for booking shipments, it’s natural they would be cutting out forwarders. It’s what forwarders have been saying was going to happen for a while. and with Tradelens, Maersk can … Continue reading → Logistics Strategy Supply Chains Shipping intermodal ocean shipping container shipping freight forwarders technologyWell, who would have guessed!

Flexport Invests in Modern Freight Forwarding

Food Logistics

Flexport releases its Certified Partner Network, a new platform it says is a pivot away from traditional freight forwarding models. Software & Technology / Software Solutions

NVOCC vs. freight forwarder: What’s the Difference?

I.C.E. Transport

For example: NVOCC vs. freight forwarder. ocean shipping freight brokersIf you’re new to international shipping, you might be confused by the various terms used for service providers that handle cargo. What’s the difference between these two kinds of companies?

Freight Forwarders: Managing the storm with technology

Logistics Management

1 attribute for freight forwarders—but the pandemic put them to the test. Today, the leading forwarders are investing in technology that not only increases efficiency, but also enhances operations and creates new global solutions

Dedola Offers Freight Forwarding Services In and Out of Europe

Dedola Global Logistics

Dedola Global Logistics offers a gateway to Europe with fast, reliable, door-to-door freight forwarding services. We are a high-touch freight forwarding solution, taking a white-glove, consultative approach to ensure that transporting goods in and out of Europe is a seamless process.

Who Benefits From Freight Forwarding Services?

FW Logsitcs

Freight forwarding companies advocate on your behalf to find affordable shipping and storage options. What Is Freight Forwarding? Freight forwarding is a bit of an abstract concept. Advantages of Using a Freight Forwarding Company.

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

Freight forwarder vs freight marketplace: Understanding the options

I.C.E. Transport

Freight marketplaces for ocean freight are gaining in popularity. Here’s an overview of things to consider when examining the freight forwarder vs freight marketplace choice. But does this online booking option really align with your needs as a shipper?

Logixboard raises $13M to modernize freight forwarders’ customer experience

The Supply Chain Journal

Logixboard, a white-label platform for freight forwarders, has announced it has closed a $13 million Series A investment led by Redpoint Ventures, including continued investment from Social Leverage, F-Prime Capital Partners and Founders Co-op.

California freight forwarder folds, files Chapter 7 bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

A California freight forwarder filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy last week, collectively owing transportation and logistics companies more than $884,000. freight forwarder

Freight Forwarder vs Freight Broker—What’s the Difference?

FW Logsitcs

FW Logistics eliminates the stress of finding the right freight broker. We help our clients by providing our dependable transportation services to ship their products and valuable freight through reputable, reliable, and affordable freight carriers. Freight Brokers.

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.

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

GlobalTranz

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

The Benefits of Working With A Freight Forwarder

ShipLilly

As customers and shippers search for ways of sidestepping the minefield of logistical problems that are so commonplace in the industry today, the freight forwarder is more essential than ever before. This article explores some of the benefits of working with a freight forwarder.

5 Indications It Might Be Time to Switch Freight Forwarders

Dedola Global Logistics

Freight forwarding is a complex industry with a lot of moving parts. It’s essential to recognize the signs that you may need to find for a new freight forwarder to handle this significant part of your business before problems become insurmountable.

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

BravoTran, HubTran’s freight forwarding spinoff, isn’t just any tech startup

The Supply Chain Journal

He saw an opportunity: Because TriumphPay is focused on North American freight, HubTran’s still-young business serving international freight forwarders wouldn’t have a home. We looked under the hood and saw drastically different workflows for freight forwarders.

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

Freight Forwarders: The Important Link of a Supply Chain Logistics

20Cube Logistics

Today, the freight forwarders are not just about pushing your consignment from one international destination to another, but it is how they fill the transportation gap by adding the specialized expertise along with adding transparency and complete control.

Editor’s Choice: Air Freight Forwarders Must Increase Air Cargo Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

Today’s article is from Blume Global and highlights why air freight forwarders must help industry increase air cargo visibility. The post Editor’s Choice: Air Freight Forwarders Must Increase Air Cargo Visibility appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

How Freight Forwarders Could Apply RPA to Reduce Global Booking Confusion

RPA Labs

RPA in freight forwarding represents a significant shift in processes and highlights the growing dominance and prevalence of supply chain and freight forwarding technology in the world today. The Challenges Leading to Problems in Global Forwarding Collaboration.

Trucking, logistics firms owed thousands after freight forwarder files Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

More than 150 trucking, logistics and towing companies are collectively owed hundreds of thousands of dollars after a New Jersey freight forwarder specializing in shipping automobiles, boats and motorcycles worldwide abruptly ceased operations and filed Chapter 7.

Borderlands: Mundi launches finance tool for Mexico-based freight forwarders

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: Mundi launches a finance tool aimed at Mexico-based freight forwarders; more manufacturing jobs are headed for Mexico; Dachser Mexico is providing cross-border services for a tuna shipper; and CBP releases a cross-border trade operational update.

5 Indications It Might Be Time to Switch Freight Forwarders

Dedola Global Logistics

Freight forwarding is a complex industry with a lot of moving parts. It’s essential to recognize the signs that you may need to find for a new freight forwarder to handle this significant part of your business before problems become insurmountable.

Freight Forwarders Say Digitization Will Benefit Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

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

Customer Experience in Logistics: 5 More Tips for Freight Forwarders

RPA Labs

Throughout the carrier and shipper process, freight forwarders must remain consistent in quoting, booking, and the execution of shipments by managing the flow of goods and services to customers. Customer Experience Freight Forwarding customer experience in logistics

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