Incoterms stands for international commercial terms. They were developed by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in 1936 and are constantly updated to conform to the changing global trade practices. They provide a common language that people can use when involving in international trades with people from different countries. This is to prevent people from …
The recent cyberattack on CMA CGM once again reminds companies in the logistics industry the importance of cybersecurity. Paying the ransom doesn’t shield confidential data from malicious attacks. Learn more about how GoFreight protect our clients’ data with cloud storage and more.
Freight forwarders are now in a bit of a predicament as we enter the peak shipping season in 2020. Carriers previously canceled a significant number of shipments to mitigate costs, resulting in shortage of containers. We have collected a few tips for forwarders to prepare for the current and future shipping’s prime time.
Why is CRM so important in the logistics industry? Let’s maintain good customer relationships with CRM to determine the success of your business.
Ocean Freight Software is revolutionizing the forwarding industry. Upgrading your current system will help overcome challenges and benefit operations, increasing the overall productivity of your business.
Expedited shipping allows for freight to be delivered at a faster rate. Many companies may use this service including freight forwarders.
Today, a whopping 90% of the goods traded are shipped by ocean via container shipping. Learn more about steps in ocean freight transport, how much it costs, and how long it will take.
E-commerce is growing at a rapid rate and, among the top trends in cross-border e-commerce logistics, the whole traditional international freight forwarding industry is now facing serious price competition and market leader shifting crisis.
Forced into remote working can be daunting, we understand. As REMOTE is our operations, let us walk you through work-from-home tips, and how to communicate effectively with clients online.
Competition is rising and consumer needs are changing, increasing pressures on companies. With these emerging trends, we expect to see an upsurge in strategies implemented by freight forwarding companies
Digital freight forwarders are freight forwarders who have undergone digital transformation, which has become one of the most discussed topics in the business world.
With the advancement of IoT, container tracking provides reassurance to the recipients and allows them to plan their operational activities or make contingency plans in advance. This is done by analyzing information transmitted by the sensors attached to the containers. Furthermore, suppliers can also proactively act in response to different situations, such as damage or loss of cargos, according to the information generated by the container tracking system.
With this electronic means, you can simplify the annoying paperwork and sign the contract on the softcopy just by using the e-signature feature–and this convenient service is free of charge!
The Freight Forwarding industry is currently in a chaotic mess, and most are worried about how the coronavirus epidemic has impacted the supply chain. Any previously planned out freight isn’t moving about as previously announced, the transactional volume is rising, and shippers aren’t capable of forecasting their way onwards. With this crazy moment in time, …
SaaS is a cloud-based service, allowing you to access an application through the internet. Let’s discover what its benefits are, and what it can do for a FF company.
Is it necessary to have freight forwarding insurance? Though the insurance provides liability coverage, claim, and allows you to personally manage it. Yet, it can probably become a red flag that appears when signing up for one.
Wading through all of the different software for freight forwarding companies can be challenging, especially if you aren’t quite sure how to narrow down your options. This decision, however, has the potential to make or break your business. Whether you manage to streamline your forwarding operations and improve productivity, or you end up wasting valuable …
Do your know custom clearance and all documents needed to export/import goods? Find out more details about the freight industry and basic supply chain concepts.
The ACE portal can be accessed at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website. To create an AESDirect filing, follow the steps below.
For businesses in the freight industry, not only there are several professional logistics groups on LinkedIn you can join, but also it’s a great place to promote your company and services.
The advancement of transportation has gradually torn down international boundaries. Different countries are putting more emphasis on border security, and it is important for importers and exporters to complete the necessary security filing processes.
The supply chain of the world will expand without stop and it’s up to you as a freight forwarder to consider the risk of dealing locally or globally when making decisions on locations to expand your business.
To ensure you select the appropriate freight forwarding software for your business, let’s go over top 12 factors you should consider.
A Bill of Lading is an essential document for both sellers and buyers, which is issued by a carrier or an agent when people ship goods across countries.
It is said that customer experience is the competitive battleground for all kinds of businesses. Delivering excellent customer experience not only allows businesses to differentiate themselves from competitors but also increases customer loyalty and generates more revenue.
The advancement of technology has raised the expectations of consumers and businesses when it comes to transparency of and access to information. When consumers place orders on Uber Eats, they expect to see the real-time status of their orders, allowing them to plan their activities in advance.