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

Logistics Plus acquires freight forwarder H.C. Bennett

DC Velocity

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

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

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?

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ?

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Optimizing 3PL and Freight Forwarder Relationships to Drive Innovation

Supply Chain Brain

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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

How to Avoid Fake Shipping Line Websites and Freight Forwarding Scams

MTS Logistics

Periodically, we come across shipping scams by fraudulent people or firms impersonating freight forwarders and shipping lines. The post How to Avoid Fake Shipping Line Websites and Freight Forwarding Scams appeared first on More Than Shipping.

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.

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.