How To Calculate Cubic Metres (CBM) When Shipping

Nov. 4, 2020 by

Determining Cubic Metres or CBM is the first step you should take in determining how to ship your cargo. You don’t want to be shipping FCL cargo as FCL Groupage

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

Full Container Load (FCL)

Sep. 9, 2020 by

Full Container Load (FCL), as the name implies, is the standard form of shipping freight for those who have a large amount of goods to send. Originally posted on June

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 Containers Classification

Aug. 1, 2020 by

The pattern of cargo reception and shipment has changed with the use of the freight container – container, box or LO/LO (lift on/lift off). The use of containers, which started

Ocean Freight Forwarder: Managing the Long Journey to Overseas Markets

Jul. 13, 2020 by

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

A Guide to Choosing Air Freight Forwarders

Jul. 10, 2020 by

Selecting the right air freight forwarder is of utmost importance as the freight forwarding agent one uses can determine the success or failure of an export/import business. Choosing an air

Freight Forwarding Basics

Jul. 9, 2020 by

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