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Frieght Knowledge Centre

Resources and FAQs on freight forwarding for logistics and supply chain professionals

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What is the Cargo Booking Process?

  • Check restrictions
  • Select product and service
  • Make booking
  • Prepare cargo and paperwork
  • Complete Air Waybill
  • Drop cargo
  • Track cargo
  • Collect cargo

How to calculate Volumetric weight?

A stakeholder is a person or a group who has an interest in a given situation, and who is an active player. A stakeholder can also be considered as an actor, in the sense of a person or organization who carries out one or more of the activities in an import or export process.

BuyerSellerCommission AgentCustoms
ImporterExporterTransport Service SupplierEnvironment
Ship toShip fromFreight ForwarderStandards
Insurance ProviderHealth
Customs AgentPort
Intervention Board (EU)
Chamber of Commerce

Why is having visibility over cargo movement necessary?

The ability to see real-time data for freight movements enables transportation managers to stay a step ahead of any potential issues. For example, real-time visibility could allow a company to see any loads that are running behind schedule and then make a proactive decision to do something about it.

What are the Freight Forwarder Payment terms?

  • Cash against goods
  • Cash against documents
  • Cash in advance
  • Letters of credit

What is Transshipment?

Transshipment is the shipment of goods or containers to an intermediate destination before being shipped to the final destination. One possible reason for transshipment is to change the means of transport during the journey, known as transloading.