The Secret to Understanding the Freight Rate Sheet – Abbreviations

Mar. 2, 2021 by

Accessorial Charges – Charges that are applied to the base tariff rate or base contract rate, e.g., bunkers, container, currency, destination/delivery. Aden War Risk Surcharge – A surcharge on goods

Five Advantages of International Freight Forwarders For Export and Import

Jan. 5, 2021 by

Starting an export-import business is a challenging, but rewarding opportunity for both the small and large companies. There are many things which should be set in place before you ever

Shipping Glossary

Dec. 29, 2020 by

The Shipping glossary gives you a good overview of all the terminology used in the logistics world. Read through the different terms and ensure you understand the lingo. We are

Value of Air Freight Services

Dec. 8, 2020 by

Air shipment services are widely used by different global enterprises. Companies find it fast and safe to convey merchandise from one point of the world to another. Entrepreneurs in the

Value Added Air and Sea Freight Shipping Services

Nov. 17, 2020 by

Transportation of goods by air is one of the most common choices for companies that need quicker conveying. Transportation of goods by air is a suitable option when the transfer

Is it Better to Use Freight Forwarding Or to Do the Logistics Yourself?

Oct. 6, 2020 by

By definition a freight forwarding supplier is a third party provider who takes care of all of the logistics involved in the shipment of goods from one place to the

Bill of Lading, a definition

Sep. 29, 2020 by

A bill of lading (sometimes abbreviated as B/L or BoL) is a document issued by a carrier which details a shipment of merchandise and gives title of that shipment to

Freight Forwarders Face New Challenges

Aug. 18, 2020 by

With increases in fuel prices and a slowing economy worldwide, the international freight industry faces new challenges. So what are the trends we are seeing in the international freight market

International Freight – Eight Strategies For Success

Aug. 12, 2020 by

As the Internet opens up global markets, more and more people are considering starting an import or export business and are looking into selecting a freight company for the first

Freight Forwarding and Logistics: What the High Performers Know

Jul. 12, 2020 by

Freight forwarding and contract logistics continues to be a growth industry. Though such growth is expected to slow somewhat (from a high of 3 percent over the past five years

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