Freight Forwarding

A freight forwarder functions in favor of importer and the exporter in enhancing the supply chain process. Shipping companies are being engaged by the freight forwarders to transact goods from producer to industrialist and to the final consumer.

The process of transportation of goods entails a tough process because of lengthy roads and making transactions through the sea. These freight forwarding companies offer a ran111ge of service to ensure smooth transaction of cargo internationally. They also do advice on matters like Route, rails, equipment selection.

Sea Cargo Booking Air Cargo Booking

What does a freight forwarder do?

A freight forwarding company sort out shipments for local and international trade. And through out the transaction they look after the commodity and make sure that the shipment does not get damaged

Clearing and forwarding agent makes it easy for the importer and exporter by listing and helping with the documentation.

The Principles of freight forwarding.

Freight forwarding rules are objectives for cost efficiency. To make stronger business relationships in the market and to compete with other clearing and freight forwarders along with that freight forwarders make sure the shipment remains safe and as it was from departure to arrival.

Freight forwarders strictly prohibit illegal or dangerous commodities including.

  • MENACING GOODS
  • DRUG
  • ALCOHOL
  • SHARP COMMODITIES
  • POWER BATTERIES

 

Warehousing

Freight forwarders strictly prohibit illegal or dangerous commodities including.

  • MENACING GOODS
  • DRUG
  • ALCOHOL
  • SHARP COMMODITIES
  • POWER BATTERIES

Custom regulations vary for sea air and land, Freight forwarders manage to entertain both local and international shipments having the plus point to navigate from the ports all around the world. The proper and smooth import and export relies on a trustworthy custom brokerage and a freight forwarder.

 

In most of the cases clearing and forwarding agents intend to involve large volume of shipments, even though the shipment is not even touching their own border so for them its not import neither export, so they work from the perspective of their client. For example

“A “is a freight forwarder in Japan and got a shipment booking from KENYA to UAE so for “A” it would be export.

VALUE ADDED SERVICES

  • Offers advise to make as effective, transaction cost, documentation fees, custom clearance fees, custom duty.
  • Counselling for proper packaging.
  • Counselling for custom providing information about all the documentation process.
  • Freight forwarders also to advise about the accurate size container needed according to the ratio of commodity.

 

STAGES OF FREIGHT FORWARDING

  • Transportation to warehouse from original source
  • Clearance of custom
  • The unloading on the origin
  • Custom clearance of import
  • Destination handling

 

The process of freight forwarding might seem to be tough, but it is the need of every  industry in every country  and Experts Team of MEPL International is ready available to help you.

What does a freight forwarder do?

A freight forwarding company sort out shipments for local and international trade. And through out the transaction they look after the commodity and make sure that the shipment does not get damaged

Clearing and forwarding agent makes it easy for the importer and exporter by listing and helping with the documentation.