What does it take to be a Freight Forwarder : A Step-by-Step Guide

What does it take to be a Freight Forwarder : A Step-by-Step Guide

A shipper is someone who has been entrusted with the task of transporting goods and other commodities. In the world of shipping, the role of a shipper is vital and should never be neglected.
The presence of an agent for shipping makes the work of a ship's owner easy because the shipper has the responsibility of ensuring that the cargo arrives at its destination without accidents or mishaps. The shipper is also responsible for all documentation required to finish the transportation process to ensure that there are no issues in the process of delivering cargo. One of these documents is the bill of lading.

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Surviving the top 7 freight shipping trends in 2022

These past two years have been unnecessarily difficult for all of us in terms of freight shipping. From inflation to port congestion, truck driver shortages, cargo capacity concerns, and a scarcity of containers. It's reasonable to say that we have faced our fair share of difficulties in the last few years, and I regret to say that things now appear to be headed in the same direction for 2022. You are unable to regulate a lot of these trends because you have no control over them. This is why you require a 3PL service provider with experience in handling complex problems like these, such as DocShipper, that can offer you peace of mind.
We have created this guide for you since you still need to be ready and aware of these trends. Your guide for surviving the top seven trends in freight shipping for 2022.

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Complete Guide to the use and features of Bill Of Landing

Complete Guide to the use and features of Bill Of Lading

People who work in the shipping industry are familiar with the definition of Bill of Lading and its abbreviations, which are also known as BL, BOL, or B/L.

The Bill of Lading is just a great reference for newcomers to shipping that specifies the kind, quantity, and direction of the goods being transported, as well as the  transporter's, and recipient's contact information.

To avoid any risk of faulty information or a failure to communicate between the parties to the contract, all parties involved in the shipping activity receive the details of the BOL.

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How does the LCL Freight work ?

In sea freight there are two bulk containers: Low container loading (LCL) and full container loading (FCL). As the name suggests, LCL contains a product that takes less space than a full container, meaning you need to share containers and FCL simply means you have all the containers for you.

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