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Ocean freight invoice: Possible charges you may see in it

It’s not an uncommon situation: you are opening your forwarder’s latest ocean freight invoice, when the total jumps out at you. It’s higher than you expected – and the details are completely foreign...

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Shipping with your supplier vs. with your freight forwarder: pros & cons

When you begin negotiations with a new supplier you face a choice: do you let your shipper choose providers and pay for shipping, or do you negotiate with and pay a freight forwarder yourself? To...

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Value added services and their benefits

Consumer behavior is constantly changing – and retailers need to change with it in order meet demands and please customers. This adaptation is never easy but it can be achieved with a strategically...

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Customs clearance for imports: how does it work?

While every shipment from outside the county must go through the customs clearance process, many international shippers still don’t understand exactly how it works. This part of getting cargo from...

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6 questions you should always ask freight fowarders

When you transport your goods overseas, your trust over your freight forwarder is key to ensure your goods arrive to their final destination. Yet, trust is not something you develop from one day to...

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3 Ways to Pay Your Freight Forwarders

In the past, payments to freight forwarders were mostly handled via a Letter of Credit, involving a lot of paperwork and banking bureaucracies. Nowadays, the three most common ways to pay your...

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5 Things Freight Forwarders Usually Exclude From Their Quotes

Whether on purpose or not, very often there are things freight forwarders exclude from their quotes. Shipping rates are very complicated, and change due to market trends, which make it easy for some...

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9 tips to negotiate with your suppliers overseas

In order to receive the price and quality of service that you want from a supplier, it is vital to negotiate. This can prove troublesome for some business owners – after all, not everyone is a born...

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Ocean freight or air freight - which one is the right option for me?

When it comes to international shipping, there are two main options: ocean freight or air freight. Air freight is basically moving cargo in airplanes from point A to point B. Ocean freight means...

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