Last week, we shared eight great reasons to choose a freight forwarder instead of working directly with a carrier to move your shipments. This week, we dive deeper into the work a forwarder does before your shipment even leaves your warehouse.
When you’re moving a shipment, it may be tempting to go directly to a carrier rather than working with a freight forwarder. What added value does a forwarder bring? Here are eight great examples.
What are Incoterms?
There's a lot to know about moving goods across the border. The customs landscape—riddled with complex processes and mired in legalese and industry lingo—can be perplexing and frustrating. Nevertheless, importers need to do it right—by knowing their roles and responsibilities and, sometimes, by seeking professional support.