freight forwarder


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freight forwarder

[ˈfreɪtˈfɔːwədəʳ] nspedizioniere m
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The EFTS Program Office will assist the FMS Purchaser and/or its freight forwarder in establishing the required interfaces.
The results also revealed the characteristics of freight forwarder firms.
With customs officials rigorously enforcing all codes, and violators subject to stiff penalties, use of an experienced freight forwarder is advisable, says international trade consultant Paul DiVecchio of DiVecchio & Associates in Boston, Mass.
A popular intermediary in global trade, the international freight forwarder facilitates the cross-border movement of goods.
The final possibility is for the shipper to work with an international freight forwarder who will handle all documentation and arrange for movement of the freight either through an NVOCC for LCL amounts or the steamship company in the case of FCL volumes.
The freight forwarder must maintain company-owned or affiliated offices throughout the world to efficiently move cargo from origin to destination.
A freight forwarder undertakes these responsibilities as an agent for a foreign customer; thus its function is an integral element of the transportation cycle.
Portenza also stated, "This is a new race that never ends, it is a new era for freight forwarders and logistics players.
"Complex demands arise because customers, seeking to improve their supply chains, present freight forwarders with a huge universe of opportunities to design customized services," says Jeff Ward, a partner with A.T.
ISLAMABAD -- WCA, the world's largest and most powerful network of independent freight forwarders, with over 5,700 member offices based in 191 countries around the world, has announced that its annual WCA Global Conference in 2016 will be held in Abu Dhabi.
Nor, in most cases, is the freight forwarder even in a position to coerce the drive to do anything.
Dimagiba has been advising the public, specially the OFWs in the countries mentioned, to send their hard-earned balikbayan boxes only to foreign consolidators which have agents or freight forwarders in the Philippines that are DTI-accredited to be certain that their cargoes will be received by their loved ones.

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