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Freight Forwarding

Freight Forwarding Freight forwarding service is required for efficiently transporting goods from a particular place to an international destrination. This service is required by companies and organizations dealing with exports and imports or international shipment of goods. Not only is the material to be relocated conveniently packed and properly labeled, but protection of the belongings as well as their safe and efficient transit is also the responsibility of movers and packers.

Services of Freight Forwarding Companies

A few of freight forwarding services offered by the movers and packers are:

Need for Freight Forwarding Service

Taking into account the type of goods and the customers' delivery requirements, the most effective and economical methods of transport is identified. Freight forwarding thus provides logistics and supply chain management solutions. Some of the movers and packers also have an in-house custom clearance department, which has experts in the field of custom broking. This facilitates the entire freight forwarding process.

The services of shipping lines, airlines or road and rail operators may be utilized. The service providers maintain visibility and control through all phases of the journey. The entire documentation work is also handled by the service provider only.

The most appropriate route for a shipment (taking account of the perishable or hazardous nature of the goods, cost, transit time and security) is planned and appropriate packing (taking account of climate, terrain, weight, nature of goods and cost) and delivery, or warehousing, of goods at their final destination is arranged.

The service providers either offer this service on their own or have a tie up with a freight forwarder of repute. This enables the client get a comprehensive portfolio of global freight forwarding services, which create innovative supply chain solutions for multiple industries. These freight forwarding services, singularly or bundled together, give access to global network.

The transportation details like shipment booking, carrier routing, tariffs, customs requirements etc are recored for perfect execution of the plan. The services must be chosen, keeping in mind the right combination of cost and transit time.

The built in tracking system monitors shipment transit times, and automatically email you updates relating to your air freight forwarding, ocean freight forwarding or road freight consignment.

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