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

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

Logistics Plus acquires freight forwarder H.C. Bennett

DC Velocity

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

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

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

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?

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”. .

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.

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.

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.

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 ?

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.

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.

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.

Steep fall in freight forwarding growth last year

The LoadStar

Freight forwarding experienced a steep decline in growth rates during 2018. The post Steep fall in freight forwarding growth last year appeared first on The Loadstar. Loadstar leads Recommends Supply chain freight forwarders IMF TI Trade Tensions Transport Intelligence

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

JB Hunt enters US freight forwarding fray after gaining NVOCC licence

The LoadStar

One of the largest overland freight transport providers in the US, JB Hunt, has entered the freight forwarding sector after receiving an NVOCC licence from the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC).

“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

A new team to drive expansion for Gefco Freight Forwarding

The LoadStar

Gefco Freight Forwarding has announced five new appointments as it looks to develop its time-critical and project cargo business. The post A new team to drive expansion for Gefco Freight Forwarding appeared first on The Loadstar.

Understanding Freight Forwarders and NVOCCs

ValueShipr

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.

Logistics technology: why Twig offers the best tools for freight forwarders

247 Customs Broker

All logistics networks share the purpose of providing their members with a safe and appropriate environment to exchange business with other forwarders across the globe.… Business & Sales Features customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Freight forwarders: keep an eye on oil prices

The LoadStar

” The post Freight forwarders: keep an eye on oil prices appeared first on The Loadstar. Premium finance news freight forwarders oil

Mahindra Logistics looking for buys in freight forwarding space

The LoadStar

The Hindu Times reports that the 3PL is eyeing up “four to five” South-east Asian forwarders. The post Mahindra Logistics looking for buys in freight forwarding space appeared first on The Loadstar.

Five New Leaders to Drive Growth at GEFCO Freight Forwarding

Logistics Business Magazine

GEFCO Group has named five new leaders to grow and expand its Freight Forwarding business line worldwide. In 2019, GEFCO Freight Forwarding will continue to pursue the strong growth achieved in recent years. Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL

Five new faces to boost freight forwarding at Gefco

Automotive Logistics

Automotive transport and logistics provider Gefco has nominated five new managers in its global freight forwarding business with the goal of expanding the division to serve a growing portfolio of industrial customers with diverse requirements.

BIFA set to launch young freight forwarders networking group

The LoadStar

The British International Freight Association (Bifa) is set to launch a networking group for young forwarders in the UK. The post BIFA set to launch young freight forwarders networking group appeared first on The Loadstar.

A&A’s Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders List

The Logistics Academy

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.

International Freight Forwarder Marks 30th Anniversary

Logistics Business Magazine

Seaspace International, a global freight forwarder operating from Gatwick, UK has marked its 30th anniversary in the logistics industry with the acquisition of a third warehouse. Distribution Centre Property Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL

Is 2017’s impressive freight forwarding growth continuing in 2018?

The LoadStar

Transport Intelligence (Ti) has published a short update to its Global Freight Forwarding market report, following half-year figures for 2018. The data showed growth of 4.9%, year on year with air freight forwarding up 5.3%

Top 25 Freight Forwarders: Strong Grouth, Abundant Opportunity

Logistics Management

As savvy forwarders embrace and utilize more sophisticated digitized solutions to set them apart from the pack, industry analysts are seeing the race narrowing. Evidence of this trend is made clear when the Top 25 features nearly a half dozen players vying for the same coveted ranking

Independent freight forwarders also turning digital

247 Customs Broker

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.

Freight Forwarding conference: How they accelerate business performance

247 Customs Broker

Participating at a freight forwarding conference, for instance, can be a very effective strategy. The post Freight Forwarding conference: How they accelerate business performance appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Features Sem categoria customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shippingThere are several different actions you can take to boost your logistics business and accelerate your sales.

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. LAX’s top air freight imports include computers, cell and landline phones and parts, computer chips, and unmounted diamonds. Since LAX is a hub for international freight forwarding and travel, U.S.

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