Why do you need a Freight Forwarder?

Hassle free movement of goods
A Freight Forwarder is well versed in the logistics requirements of various countries and enjoys the benefits of established relationships with numerous carriers. They take care of all documentary requirements for the movement, customs clearance, arranging carriers for your goods, booking cargo space, negotiating freight charges et al. Basically, once a Freight Forwarder is in the picture you may sit back and relax while your goods traverse across the globe to various destinations.

Guaranteed best rates
Freight Forwarders can negotiate using established relationships with carriers. A freight forwarder will always get you the best rates in the market. A freight forwarder can always leverage high volume of goods to reduce costs of transportation.

Consolidation
Consolidation of goods is one of the major reasons why the transportation costs are reduced considerably. Consolidation is simply the act of combining smaller shipments to make one large shipment. Greater the volume of the goods lesser the amount you pay for transportation.

Route Optimization
As a part of an extensive international trade network Freight Forwarders are capable of advising on the optimum route selection for the movement of your goods thereby reducing the transit time as well transportation costs. When forwarders book cargo space for customers, they have the flexibility to choose the best routes and transit schedules depending upon the customer’s requirements.

Insurance
Cargo Insurance is an infallible method to secure your goods. Freight Forwarders provide insurance to protect your goods from any physical loss or damage while shipping whether by land, ocean or air.

Inventory Management
Freight Forwarders can provide storage, handling, packaging and distribution of the goods all at one go as and when required. Most freight forwarders are well equipped with warehouses not just for the storage of goods but also for efficient handling of goods, sorting, packaging facilities such as palletization, strapping, shrink and stretch wrapping, labelling as well as reverse logistics.