Methods of Freight Rate Quotes

The freight rate quote system allows importers, exporters and freight forwarders to get freight rates from members of the selected directory. To receive spirited freight rates, you have to give the information to the selected company like:

1) Pickup release.
2) Shipment info.
3) Commodity.
4) Once-over in cycle.
5) Billing info.
6) Customer in sequence and last.
7) Confirmation.

Rising freight quote is a budding area of concern as seen in recent years. The rate of freight has been rising due to the rise in oil prices and all freight cost is highly reliant on the cost of transportation which relates straight to fuel prices. With high fluctuations of fuel expenses, low visibility of the future freight costs and high intricacy of the freight quotes, freight cost authentication are vulnerable to human and process errors and this requires proper maintenance to ensure that the organization does not overpay for services it did not deserve.
Continue reading “Methods of Freight Rate Quotes”

Originally posted on June 27, 2015 @ 9:40 am

The Freight Forwarding Industry Cleans Up Its Act

A freight forwarding best practice charter will be signed in Paris this June committing the signatories to sustainable logistics methods. This is part of the new freight forwarding programme that Paris has been developing over the last five years. The city wants to develop its logistics services and use cleaner ways of transporting freight.

The underlying aim of the programme is to both improve the environmental impact of freight forwarding whilst at the same time meeting the needs of the freight forwarding industry.

The programme was deemed necessary owing to the amount of pollution produced by freight forwarding. Freight forwarding has been shown to be the cause of over 25% of all greenhouse gas emissions.
Continue reading “The Freight Forwarding Industry Cleans Up Its Act”

Originally posted on June 24, 2015 @ 12:20 pm

Ocean Freight Forwarder: Managing the Long Journey to Overseas Markets

Shipping goods overseas can be a difficult and time-consuming task if carried out without careful preparation. International laws and customs barriers, as well the as improper handling and tracking of goods, can result in a stalled shipment or financial losses. However, the process of shipping goods internationally can be simplified, and carried out effectively, by ocean freight forwarders.
Continue reading “Ocean Freight Forwarder: Managing the Long Journey to Overseas Markets”

Originally posted on June 6, 2015 @ 12:43 pm

Freight Forwarding Basics

Bali Intercont Cargo ready to export your goods to overseas destination.

Freight forwarding companies are essential to the proper functioning of the global economy. A freight forwarder – often referred to as a forwarder – is a professional logistics provider. Freight forwarders are third parties and their objective is to dispatch shipments via asset based carriers such as ships, airplanes or trucks. The main purpose of turning to the services of freight forwarders is arranging cargo movement to an international destination quickly and easily. Freight forwarding companies have the expertise required to arrange all the activities related to the international shipping process. Bali Intercont Cargo is a top Bali freight forwarding company which provides a complete range of logistics services.

Freight forwarding services are typically used by companies that deal with international import and export activities. The freight forwarding company is a third party – it doesn’t ship the cargo itself. However, the freight forwarder acts as a professional intermediary between the client and the transportation services. Shipping various products between countries and territories usually involves a multitude of carriers, requirements and legal documentation. The freight forwarding services is specialized in handling the great amount of logistics this intricate process requires, helping the client ship goods securely and quickly. At you can read more about our extensive freight forwarding services.
Continue reading “Freight Forwarding Basics”

Originally posted on June 5, 2015 @ 9:48 am

Freight Forwarder, a definition

Armada transportationsA freight forwarder, forwarder, or forwarding agent  is a person or company that organizes shipments for individuals or other companies and may also act as a carrier. A forwarder is often not active as a carrier and acts only as an agent, in other words as a third-party (non-asset-based) logistics  provider that dispatches shipments via asset-based carriers and that books or otherwise arranges space for these shipments. Carrier types include ships, airplanes, trucks, and railroads.

Freight forwarders typically arrange cargo movement to an international destination. Also referred to as international freight forwarders, they have the expertise that allows them to prepare and process the documentation and perform related activities pertaining to international shipments. Some of the typical information reviewed by a freight forwarder is the commercial invoice, shipper’s export declaration, bill of lading and other documents required by the carrier or country of export, import, or transshipment. Much of this information is now processed in a paperless environment.

Continue reading “Freight Forwarder, a definition”

Originally posted on June 5, 2015 @ 9:45 am

Brief Information About Cargo Shipping Companies

ImageWith the advent of internet technology, most of the people are getting some excellent opportunities in different continents. To achieve this, they are trying to relocate to other countries.For this instance, they need useful Cargo Shipping services to their needs.In these competitive business days, goods delivery will play a significant role and shipping companies are playing major role to play.Most of these companies are moving the cargo to their destinations safely and securable. And also they are doing this business within the various laws and regulations of government trading acts.Most of these companies are providing useful services to their customers who regularly export goods and especially for those who are trying to send the goods overseas for the first time.You need to consider so many things before sending the good to overseas and selecting the best shipping company, you need to consider not only packing the goods, and they must be safe while traveling, and they must be followed by the various export and import laws including any duties paid and many more.In this situation, most of these shipping companies are there to help to resolve your issue, and sometimes they are preparing the documentation in both exporting and importing goods both at home and abroad.

Continue reading “Brief Information About Cargo Shipping Companies”

Originally posted on June 5, 2015 @ 9:36 am

Clearing & Forwarding Agents, Cargo shipping Agents

Cargo ship is a sort of ship or vessel that carries cargo goods and material from one port to another. Cargo ships are especially designed for the task, often being equipped with cranes and other machanism to load and unload, and come in all sizes.

Cargo shipping can be used to transport standard goods, but many professional cargo shipping companies go much further to offer a wide variety of services. There are a number of methods of cargo shipping to best suit your needs. Depending upon the size of the cargo, the timeframe for shipping, and the final destination, you can choose between air cargo shipping companies or an ocean freight company.
Continue reading “Clearing & Forwarding Agents, Cargo shipping Agents”

Originally posted on June 5, 2015 @ 9:18 am

How to Safely Switch to an Alternate Freight Forwarding Company

You are currently using a freight forwarder for your goods that you are importing and exporting. However, you find that you are struggling with these forwarders more and more.

Is it possible to change to a different freight forwarder? Will it be safe to start using a forwarder that you don’t know, or should you stay with an existing forwarder where you don’t get the right service anymore? After reading this, you will have a better understanding of changing to a different freight forwarder or staying with your existing one.

Continue reading “How to Safely Switch to an Alternate Freight Forwarding Company”

Your Air Freight Forwarding Specialists


Bali Intercont Cargo is a licensed IATA (International Air Transport Association) agent who specialize in air freight forwarding and transport and logistics solutions. Air freight forwarding is a complex and specialized procedure that involves linking buyers with vendors around the world via air, sea or land. The air freight forwarding procedure also involves carriers, customs, packers and transporters. At Bali Intercont Cargo all these processes are conglomerated into one specialized service from an internationally recognized supply chain management organisation.

Continue reading “Your Air Freight Forwarding Specialists”

Difference between Maritime, Shipping, Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain

Written by Hariesh Manaadiar

difference between maritime, shipping, freight, logistics and supply chain

To the uninitiated (which included me at one stage), these industries are same or similar and it might come across that there is no difference between Maritime, Shipping, Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain ..

But once you are involved in the business or know about these businesses, you will very soon understand that these are very different industries with different workings, assets, architecture, requiring very different sets of qualifications, experience, expertise, knowledge and attitudes..

Continue reading “Difference between Maritime, Shipping, Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain”