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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Top 25 Freight Forwarders: Challenges beget opportunities

Logistics Management

Despite the high hurdles facing the freight forwarding industry, positive indicators point to continued growth especially for forwarders with the resources, capability, and the culture to adapt

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.

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.

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.

The Freight Forwarding Process From Start to Finish

ShipLilly

The complexity of shipping schedules means that there is an increasing number of businesses that are reliant on the freight forwarding sector. It is beneficial to use freight forwarders in certain circumstances. FIRST: Find a good freight forwarder and secure a quotation.

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

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.

What is freight forwarding? What value does it provide?

I.C.E. Transport

Freight forwarders play a crucial role in global trade. But what is freight forwarding? freight brokers

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

Seko’s Brian Bourke: Freight forwarder is quickly becoming a parcel forwarder

The Supply Chain Journal

As e-commerce has seemingly taken over the world, it has forced traditional freight forwarders like Seko Logistics to rethink their logistics networks. I’m good as a freight forwarder,” Bourke joked.

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.

White Paper – The Ultimate Guide – Freight Forwarders & Digitization: Part 4: Global Price Management (GPM)

The Supply Chain Journal

A new class of digital solutions for forwarders has emerged called Global Price Management (GPM) that is helping forwarders differentiate their service offering and improve the bottom line. White Papers Descartes Freight forwarders white paper

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 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.

How Strong tradelane focused freight forwarders can benefit you

20Cube Logistics

Why Trade Lanes Affect Freight Forwarding Prices. In the freight forwarding industry, this classification explains how a shipment will travel from its source to the destination. Digital freight forwarding goes hand in hand with managing multiple trade lanes too.

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.

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.

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 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

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 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.

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

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

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

Quest for Quality 2021: Air Carriers/Air Freight Forwarders

Logistics Management

Volumes and service soar to record highs

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.

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.

Freight Forwarders Says Digitization Will Benefit Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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.