Advantage of a freight forwarder for exporters and importers


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 Advantage of a freight forwarder for exporters and importers



Are there any advantages of a freight forwarder to exporter or importer? Who is a Freight forwarder? What are the activities of a Freight forwarder? Can a freight forwarder provide better cost of carriage than a main carrier?



Who is a Freight forwarder?



Advantage of a freight forwarder for exporters and importers A freight forwarder is an individual or firm engaged in export import trade services as a third party logistics provider. A freight forwarder is an export in supply chain management. He bridges gap between buyer and seller. In other words, all commercial activities in between the buyer and seller can be under taken by an export freight forwarder. Let the service be as a carrier of goods, warehousing professional, insurance, documentation, stewarding, customs procedures and formalities what ever. A freight forwarder need not be an asset based individual or firm like a ship owner or air craft owner. Freight forwarder bridges gap between buyer and seller.


Advantage of a good freight forwarder for exporters and importers:

Since the freight forwarder act as all-in-one solutions, the buyer or seller, let them be a domestic or international, total solutions on services between buyer and seller are provided.



Most of multinational companies depends freight forwarders to handle their supply chain solutions with a professional freight forwarder. Here the buyer and seller do not have any hassles on the service part of their profession. Here a good freight forwarder really bridges the gap between buyer and seller in the area of all supply chain problems.


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Murali: Dear Sir, Clarification need between Freight Forardes,Nvocc and ocean Freight provides. Best Regards/MURALI

manu: My name is Manikantan Eswaran Potty and i hail from Kerala.I got your contact address from the website "" and seeking your advice in one matter and it will be much helpful if u can throw some light on that Sir, I'm a director cum employee in a packaging company located in Chennai and we are planning to add Clearing and Forwarding service along with the present list of services we provide.We understood that to become a clearing agent, it is mandatory to get a CUSTOMS bROKER lICENCE FROM THE Customs department after writing the exam conducted by them.But sir the other area is still unclear for us and we havent yet got a picture on that.Sir, can you advise us what are the basic certifications required for us to enroll ourselves as a freight forwarder , to handle both sea and air cargos , to issue House Bill of lading.I have contacted an iATA Certification centre as I came to know through some colleagues that IATA Certifications are mandatory for starting Freight Forwarding Service.They have said DGR 3 Certification and FIATA Certification are mandatory and minimum 2 peoples with both of these certifications are to be there as our employees which is mandatory. Can you please revert on this so that we can have a clarity

radadiyad: Hello we are exporting in uk and usa only now we are a decide to work with global market we are not Huge company we are a midiuam company in global markets we are starting our Agro Food products exporting to india.and growing our business thats why we need a good broker to selling our product. Do you provide us to good broker for global markets If you have any queries or questions feel to free tell me even you contect to me on

bhat: We are looking for an Individual/Service provider, who can help us with the customs clearance as well as various services related to Import/Export of products as well as electronic items. We are a company that manufactures electronics wearables and various other gesture controlled devices, we constantly need parts from countries such as China, Taiwan, Korea etc, and we need to ship the manufactured products to countries across the globe. We currently are looking for Individuals/Services that we can partner up with and improve the supply chain process for us, the pain point that we are facing right now is customs clearance of electronic items from various countries, we need to resolve this pain point as soon as possible. We are looking forward to hearing back from you and hoping to discuss this further as soon as possible.

saputra: hadir kehadapan Bapak / Ibu untuk memperkenalkan diri dengan harapan dapat menjalin hubungan kerjasama proses pengiriman dan penerimaan barang secara lokal maupun internasional baik melalui Darat, Laut, maupun Udara. Perusahaan kami bergerak sebagai FREIGHT FORWARDER dengan layanan sebagai berikut: • Customs Clearance Import (Resmi) • Customs Clearance Import Borongan ( ALL IN ) • Undername / Consignee Export - Import • Door To Door • Domestics Transportation Berikut kami lampirkan Penawaran Jasa Customs Clearance & Undername Import. Demikianlah perkenalan dari kami,atas perhatiannya kami ucapkan terimakasih.

sristi: I visited your website and from there i got your e-mail id . Sir, actually i want to have a word with you . I am going through a major career phase where i am unable to choose a right path . But i know my interest , since i was a child , i always wanted grow my career in a freight forwarding company . But I am unable to find a right path for me . I am a fresher with no prior working experience, and i have done my graduation last year . Now , i have no idea how i can pursue my goal , and what path i can opt for . Please guide me , if possible.

jignesh: I’m doing import export business. I want to know about how logistic service can work and custom clearing also FTA and PTA. Please sir provide me you contact details and your office details so I want to meet you and I want do more business in future. Please sir contact me as soon as possible.

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