Businesses that export products are often faced with challenges in shipping their goods to consumers. To Overcome this challenge, a freight forwarding company can be hired.

Freight forwarding is an intermediary that provides a wide range of logistics services to move certain cargo from its point of origin to its final destination. It is a company that handles the shipping process through a large network of third parties.

Freight forwarders typically acts as intermediaries between the businesses that hire them, and the various transportation services responsible for getting their products to overseas customers, including carriers, handlers and customs officials.

The duties of a freight forwarder include:

  • Packaging and preparation of products for export.
  • Correctly labeling packages, to make sure they contain the necessary information.
  • Possessing the necessary documents needed for export. This include Bill of Lading, Commercial Invoice, Certificate of Origin (COO), Inspection Certificate, Export License.

Companies that export items can use freight forwarders to streamline shipping operations and make sure customer receive their items in a timely manner, without incident. Contact Us today.