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

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

Freight Forwarders Says Digitization Will Benefit Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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

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

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?

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?

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.

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!

Optimizing 3PL and Freight Forwarder Relationships to Drive Innovation

Supply Chain Brain

Relationships with third-party logistics providers and freight forwarders have the potential to deliver value beyond the primary scope of work through data-driven optimization insights

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Freight Forwarder

More Than Shipping

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.

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.

Recently Announced Freight Forwarding, Shipping and Logistics Appointments and Departures

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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.

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 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 ?

Traditional freight forwarders the ‘true architects’ of transport

The LoadStar

Traditional freight forwarders are the “true architects” of transport and, with the right tools, can beat fresh competition from digital disruptors and shipping lines. . According to digital logistics start-up Qwyk, freight forwarders are well-positioned “to provide superior customer service to their rivals” . The post Traditional freight forwarders the ‘true architects’ of transport appeared first on The Loadstar.

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.

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”. .

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.

Essential ‘will democratise the freight forwarding industry’, claims Kontainers

The LoadStar

Smaller freight forwarders looking to digitise their operations and provide an online customer-facing service received a new option today as freight software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider Kontainers unveiled its new platform. Kontainers Essential is designed to allow small forwarders to set up a website with advanced quotation functionality “in the space of a few minutes”, effectively allowing them to compete with the new breed of digital-first forwarders. “It’s

Container tracking: How to use it in your freight forwarding business

LoGo

Understand how container tracking systems work and how to implement this technology in your freight forwarding business. O post Container tracking: How to use it in your freight forwarding business apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo.

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.

Guide to make business only with reliable freight forwarder

247 Customs Broker

How to choose a reliable freight forwarder? We… The post Guide to make business only with reliable freight forwarder appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Business & Sales Features customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Third-party risk management: best tips for a freight forwarder

247 Customs Broker

Although most freight forwarders offer the integrated logistics service, not all have the infrastructure to completely fulfill their customers’ demands in-house. Business & Sales Features customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Freight Forwarding: Keeping shippers top of mind

Logistics Management

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

5 Simple Tips to Help You Reduce Your Freight Forwarding Expenses

United World Transporation

In the freight and shipping industry, freight forwarding and costs are inevitably part of a company’s expenses. Not only time is also formed as part of the expenditure, so freight forward has a direct effect on the delivery time and landed cost. Thus, finding a viable and cost-effective freight forwarding solution is necessary to maintain balance in your company. Find and collaborate with an experienced freight forwarder.

How to Avoid Fake Shipping Line Websites and Freight Forwarding Scams

More Than Shipping

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.

“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 forwarders in Austria: Why Twig gathers the best in this country

247 Customs Broker

Why does a freight forwarding company join a network? The most common reason is to expand their business’ reach and build strong and reliable connections… The post Freight forwarders in Austria: Why Twig gathers the best in this country appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Freight forwarders list: why avoiding an online one

247 Customs Broker

If… The post Freight forwarders list: why avoiding an online one appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Business & Sales Features Logistics customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Forwarders mitigate air cargo volatility with air freight forward agreement

The LoadStar

In what could be a significant shift in air freight, forwarders will be able to manage their exposure to the volatile market, and get better prices, from derivatives trading. . Air Loadstar posts News derivatives Freight Investor Services TAC Index

How to change your freight forwarder in less than 4 hours, saving up to € 35,000 per year 

Freight Hub

In this article, you will learn to recognize and identify the signs that indicate you need to change your freight forwarder, what to consider when changing freight forwarders or logistics service providers and how long it can typically take to successfully implement the change. .