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.

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.

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Fed up with cargo congestion, freight forwarders flee O’Hare airport

The Supply Chain Journal

Major gateways like O’Hare are used to a mix of traffic, including scheduled freighters and frequent international passenger flights that bring freight in smaller chunks. The wave of freight that’s come through in the last couple of months has just been enormous.

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.

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.

FreightWaves Classics: Emery Worldwide dominated air freight forwarding for 40+ years

The Supply Chain Journal

Emery Air Freight was founded in 1946 by John Colvin Emery, Sr. Though he tried to go back to his former employer, Railway Express Agency, company managers did not show any interest in his vision of an air forwarding service. A vintage Emery Air Freight patch. The beginning.

Take the Quiz: Digital Maturity Index for Freight Forwarders

Magaya

As a freight forwarder, you need to be a master of orchestration. Making sure that all the right pieces (ie. quotes, filings, rates, manifests, and so much more) end up in all the right places at just the right time. Industry

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

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.

Freight Forwarders Say Digitization Will Benefit Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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

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

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.

How to choose a freight forwarder: does size count?

I.C.E. Transport

When you need a freight forwarder to handle your overseas shipments, you face a dizzying number and variety of choices, from huge global enterprises to smaller specialty firms. How to choose a freight forwarder that matches your needs?

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.

Freight Forwarders Says Digitization Will Benefit Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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

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 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

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

Rhenus announces BLG Freight Forwarding Sites Acquisition

Logistics Business Magazine

Rhenus Air & Ocean is consolidating its position in Germany with the planned takeover of the freight forwarding business of the logistics company, BLG International Forwarding GmbH & Co KG. Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL acquisition freight forwarding

Consultant Insight: Freight forwarders and PPE demand

247 Customs Broker

Then the COVID-19 crisis… The post Consultant Insight: Freight forwarders and PPE demand appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. After suffering declining volumes since mid-2018, this year had been looked upon as a period for possible rebound for global airfreight.

How to Become a Freight Forwarder

GlobalTranz

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. Cerasis does work with many freight forwarders who import into the US and need trucks to move from the port inland. Thinking about entering the freight movers field? Let’s get you started on how to become a freight forwarder.

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 forwardingWe’re happy to announce a partnership with The Loadstar in which we’ll be writing a regular column on logistics tech service offerings. Super excited about this so stay tuned for the first one.