What type of education is needed in order to be a freight forwarder?
Before we go deeper into the requirements for becoming a freight forwarder, we need to understand what exactly a freight forwarder is and what is expected from this professional. In a nutshell, a freight forwarder is an agent who handles […]
NOR Containers- Is this the answer to the equipment shortage problem?
In exportation and importation, we frequently deal with temperature-sensitive cargo, and one of the tools we have to safely move them are the Reefers, containers used to transport goods that need temperature control. But does it serve other purposes? The […]
Knowing how to do the cargo weight distribution properly is one of the most important aspects of moving cargo in road freight. Besides that, the correct distribution influences directly in road wear and tear. Therefore, it is essential for logistics […]
Importing or exporting cargo efficiently requires knowledge and experience in a number of different areas. Although it is possible to negotiate an operation directly with a carrier, international freight forwarders have the knowledge to make this process much simpler, safer […]
5 tips to deal with the transportation of dangerous goods
One of the major challenges in the transportation of dangerous goods is ensuring that everything goes smoothly, safe and sound. After all, the success of logistics is not just about timely and cost-effective product deliveries. It is also necessary that […]
Best practices in logistics and supply chain management
Doing effective logistics and supply chain management is a challenge for most freight forwarders. However, any entrepreneur should know that running a good management system is the key to success, especially when it comes to the logistics segment. All stages of […]
Best freight forwarding tips for logistics management
Every freight forwarder should see the improvement of their logistics management processes as a critical factor to remain competitive in the market. Yes, to constantly optimize your business’ administration is a challenging task, as it requires financial investment and […]
Succeeding as a forwarder involves being able to understand your international prospects’ mindset and provide them with exactly what they’re looking for when in need of a partner abroad. Considering that the import and export culture may vary a […]
Improve your risk management process during project cargo operations
On a previous post, we have already talked about some general risk management strategies for freight forwarders, click here to check it out! However, when it comes to handling project cargo operations, extra caution is required. This is why, in […]