What services do freight forwarders provide and how can I find one?

    It usually provides a full range of services including: tracking inland transportation, preparation of shipping and export documents, warehousing, booking cargo space, negotiating freight charges, freight consolidation, cargo insurance, and filing of insurance claims.

    Do I need an export license when making a private shipment?

    Most goods exported from the United States don’t require an export license; they’re permitted to be exported under the designation NLR—no license required. However, there are some select classes of merchandise that do require an export license.

    What can I do to prevent delays and ensure a smooth process of the shipment?

    Firstly, make sure your supplier overseas (on imports) or if you are the supplier for an export shipment, creates all of the necessary documents correctly (packing lists, commercial invoice, original bill of lading-OB/L) and in a timely fashion, so that all documents are provided with the necessary banks and sent to you (the importer) or your buyer-consignee on the B/L (if you are the exporter) at least 1 week before cargo arrives the destination so that everything can be processed through customs ahead of schedule and freight can be paid along with presentation of the original B/L. One factor that usually slows this process down is when there is discrepencies between the buyer and supplier and since the goods are not paid for, the OB/L has not been surrendered by the Supplier to the Consignee (buye

    Any advice for a first time shipper?

    When the driver shows up to your site, the first 2 hours are included in your fees. We recommend staffing up and preparing in advance to load the container as quickly as possible to avoid overtime charges.

    Can you ship my vehicle internationally?

    There are three methods for shipping cars overseas: Roll On, Roll Off (RORO), Shipping Containers and Air Freight. The first two international auto shipping methods will mean that your car will be loaded onto a ship and carried across the ocean on a freight ship

    Do you have warehouse where I can drop off the cargo?

    Yes, we have receiving warehouse near all major airports.

    Please let us know your cargo location and we will advise you the closest receiving warehouse.

    What’s the best way to save money on air freight?

    1. Space Out Your Shipping. More cargo, less often. …
    2. Use a Consolidation Shipping Service. …
    3. Negotiate a Long-Term Agreement. …
    4. Prioritize and Keep Freight Costs Low. …
    5. Do You Need All That Packaging? …
    6. Let the Carrier Pick Up Later On. .

    Are there types of cargo that cannot be shipped via air freight?

    Yes, anything hazardous, flammable, dangerous, chemicals, computer batteries, live animals, perishable items, etc.