A packing list is an essential document for international shipping. Whether you are an SMB that manages global trade independently or you work with a freight forwarder, it is important that you have an understanding of what a packing list is and how it works.Read More
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A Freight Forwarder is a company or individual specializing in arranging goods transport from one place to another. They are typically responsible for organizing, tracking, and shipping cargo on behalf of their clients.
A freight forwarder may also provide services such as:
- Customs clearance and documentation preparation;
- Warehousing and storage solutions;
- Packing and crating services;
- Insurance coverage options; and more.
The main goal of a freight forwarder is to ensure that all goods arrive at their destination safely and on time.