Understanding Freight Forwarders and NVOCCs

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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

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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.

Logistics with Freight Forwarders

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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.

UK Freight Forwarder Expands with Santander Funding Package

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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

Why Your Freight Forwarder Should Be C-TPAT Certified

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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.

The F word: how freight forwarders spend their day

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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

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

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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.

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

“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

Freight Forwarding: Keeping shippers top of mind

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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

Independent freight forwarders also turning digital

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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.

A&A’s Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders List

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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.

Freight Forwarding: Keeping shippers top of mind

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Say “freight forwarder” and the first thing that might come to mind would be “forward-thinking,” a market run by visionary leaders who can use predictive analytics to forecast and deliver on new shipper demands. But just how many of today’s intermediaries are ready to embrace the latest technologies and reinvent global forwarding at lightning speed? Furthermore, 72% of those forwarders surveyed failed to quote, thereby missing out on digital business.

“Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey” deserves our attention

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Logistics Trends & Insights LLC , an Atlanta, Georgia-based consultancy, is conducting its third “Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey, and invites LM readers to participate. Unprecedented change continues in the freight forwarding market,” observes the consultancy’s president, Cathy Roberson. “New How are the traditional forwarders such as DHL, Kuehne + Nagel and Panalpina addressing these changes?”. Lastly, has the role of the freight forwarder changed?

New Threat To Freight Forwarder Industry

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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

Finalists for 2018 Young Freight Forwarder of the Year award unveiled

The LoadStar

The TT Club and FIATA have announced the regional winners of the Young Freight Forwarder of the Year award, in the 20th year the two companies have partnered. The post Finalists for 2018 Young Freight Forwarder of the Year award unveiled appeared first on The Loadstar.

Air Freight Forwarding in the UK: The warehouse requirements you can’t afford to compromise on

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UK businesses are seizing export opportunities with a record high of £620.2bn UK exports recorded last financial year and Heathrow airport, the UK’s leading air gateway, reporting double-digit cargo growth of 10.2% for the 12 months to December 2017 with East Asia, Europe and the US its biggest markets.

The Freight Forwarder’s Guide to the Logistics Landmarks of Los Angeles & Long Beach

Dedola Global Logistics

Port of Los Angeles: The busiest ocean freight port in the United States is located in San Pedro Bay, about 25 miles south of Downtown Los Angeles. million metric tons of ocean freight , including a variety of commodities from crude oil to electronics. Container freight stations handle LCL shipments that come in from both ocean ports. The post The Freight Forwarder’s Guide to the Logistics Landmarks of Los Angeles & Long Beach appeared first on Dedola Global Logistics.

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.

Kerry Logistics buys South African freight forwarding and logistics firm S.A.S.

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Kerry Logistics Network has acquired South Africa-based freight forwarding and logistics company, Shipping and Airfreight Services (S.A.S.), The acquisition enables Kerry Logistics to expand its service offerings in the South African freight forwarding market.

Analysis: Expeditors, by far the best takeover target in freight forwarding

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The post Analysis: Expeditors, by far the best takeover target in freight forwarding appeared first on The Loadstar.

Kerry Logistics names new MD freight forwarding and global air executive director

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Kerry Logistics has appointed Mathieu Renard Biron (pictured above) as its managing director of global freight forwarding and Patrick Cheah (below) as executive director of global air.

Freight forwards, derivatives are on the table, but will shippers take part?

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New trucking forward contract platform launches. Using those forwards, you can use futures.” Prasad said he and his team have kept the LogisticsExchange “under wraps by design” over the past year. The post Freight forwards, derivatives are on the table, but will shippers take part?

Ace Turtle, CEVA to enable freight forwarding for international brands in Southeast Asia

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The post Ace Turtle, CEVA to enable freight forwarding for international brands in Southeast Asia appeared first on Logistics Insight Asia. Ace Turtle’s Cross Border solution will enable brands to reach new customers in newer geographies. Handling & Storage Strategy & Business Track & Trace Ace Turtle CEVA Logistics Southeast Asia

TVS Asianics buys Pan Asia Logistics’ freight forwarding and contract logistics businesses

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Singapore-based logistics services provider TVS Asianics has acquired Pan Asia Logistics Group’s freight forwarding and contract logistics businesses. TVS also acquired Asia-focused third-party logistics (3PL) providers, including Australia-based Transtar International Freight in 2015 and Spain-based Nadal Forwarding in 2017. Image: TVS Asianics has acquired Pan Asia Logistics Group’s freight forwarding and contract logistics businesses. LBR Staff Writer.

Bolloré Logistics buys majority stake in Danish freight forwarder Global Solutions

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Bolloré Logistics has purchased a majority stake in Danish freight forwarder Global Solutions for an undisclosed sum. Image: Bolloré Logistics has acquired a majority stake in freight forwarder Global Solutions. Importing and managing the logistics of your precious freight is no easy task. Use a freight forwarder to lower your chances of having shipment delays and to oversee all of your international freight logistics. LBR Staff Writer.

Trade War with China: An Importer’s Survival Guide

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Unless you are a part of this industry, you should always leave these matters to an experienced international freight forwarder and professionals with customs brokerage expertise. . If you want to navigate this time of uncertainty, talk to an experienced international freight forwarder or customs broker that is “right in the thick of things.” Compliance Freight Forwarder customs broker customs tariff freight forwarder HTS codes trade

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The Importer’s Guide to Navigating Natural Disasters and Extreme Weather

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Ocean freight has not fared any better. Communicate Often With Your Supplier, Freight Forwarder, and Customers. Long before a natural disaster hits, choose suppliers and an international freight forwarder that excel at communication and prioritize your business. Arrange for your freight shipments to be sent out earlier to avoid any potential delays. Air freight may also be an option for more urgent shipments.

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Freightzen Logistics Launches New Website

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Freightzen Logistics is an up and coming freight forwarder based out of Bangkok whose story begins with the founder of the company, Mr. Jimmy Jensen; a veteran of the industry with more than 23 years of experience. Freight Forwarding freightzen jimmy jensen

Check out if your DG Cargo is risk free for shipment

Jayem Logistics

Connect Cargo Pvt Ltd is a unit of Jayem Logistics specialized in Ocean and Freight Forwarding over the last ten years in India. Freight Forwarding cargo handlers dangerous goods transport Ocean and Freight Forwarding

Freightzen Logistics Launches New Website

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Freightzen Logistics is an up and coming freight forwarder based out of Bangkok whose story begins with the founder of the company, Mr. Jimmy Jensen; a veteran of the industry with more than 23 years of experience. Forwarders freight forwarder freightzen jimmy jensen

Kuehne + Nagel Ventures Forth with a New Global Initiative

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However, times are changing and rather than be left waiting at the dock, Kuehne + Nagel are venturing forth with new initiatives that aim to change parts of their company moving forward, and in turn change the way that customers interact with their business.

Geodis Launches Online Booking and Pricing for Global Air and Ocean Shipments

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Executive Vice President for Freight Forwarding at GEODIS, Kim Pedersen states, “IRIS is bringing us into the forefront of digitalization in the freight forwarding industry.

Tight margins and insourcing the greatest threats forwarders face in a new era

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Shipper insourcing, rather than digital disruption, is the greatest threat to freight forwarders, while tight margins are their biggest pain point, according to a survey out this week.

Kerry Logistics Makes New Appointment’s to Build on IFF Growth

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Hong Kong Headquartered Kerry Logistics has recently announced that Mathieu Renard Biron has been appointed as their Managing Director – Global Freight Forwarding and Patrick Cheah has been appointed to the role of Executive Director – Global Air.

An Importer’s Guide to Chinese New Year

Dedola Global Logistics

Due to the shutdown, many ocean freight carriers will cancel sailings during this time causing increased congestion in the weeks before and after Chinese New Year. Make sure you’re on the same page with your freight forwarder and supplier before Chinese New Year so you know when your products are ready to be shipped. Dedola Global Logistics can help you manage your international freight forwarding during this busy time of the year for all importers.

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Will digitisation kill off the forwarder?

The LoadStar

Digitisation could make freight forwarders redundant in the next 20 years unless they significantly adapt their business model. Two of the three flows controlled by the forwarder – the documents and the money – will be taken over by.

Kerry Logistics Makes New Appointment’s to Build on IFF Growth

Airfreight Logistics

Hong Kong Headquartered Kerry Logistics has recently announced that Mathieu Renard Biron has been appointed as their Managing Director – Global Freight Forwarding and Patrick Cheah has been appointed to the role of Executive Director – Global Air.