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What is freight forwarding?

Category: Freight Brokers
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C&D Logistics® has years of experience as a freight forwarder. But for those who are new to the shipping logistics industry, this term may be unfamiliar and confusing. We want to help bring you up to speed so you can get your shipments where they need to be on time and without stress.

What is a freight forwarder?

A freight forwarder is an organization that specializes in shipping logistics, importing and exporting. A freight forwarder acts as an agent or representative for other businesses that need to get their products or shipments out. The freight forwarder uses their network and knowledge to plan out the freight shipment, how it will be shipped (equipment) and the paperwork required.

Why is freight forwarding important?

Freight forwarding is important because the world of shipping can be complex and confusing. For business owners to understand all the laws and regulations can be time consuming, and if not followed properly it can lead to hefty fines. By relying on a freight forwarder, headaches can be avoided by providing the details required to the forwarder and letting them sort of the logistics. This leads to having shipments arrive at their destinations because it is planned more efficiently and paperwork is prepared beforehand.

Why use C&D Logistics® as your freight forwarder?

C&D Logistics® has been helping our clients get their products shipped since 1999. Our years of experience have allowed us to work in tandem with you to make sure that all “I”’s are dotted and “t”’s are crossed. We have partners across North America that allow us to get your freight shipment out as soon as possible, whether its air, rail, or truck.

 

If you have a freight shipment that needs to to leave soon and require the expertise to get the job done right, contact C&D Logistics® at 604-881-440 or online. Our team will work with you to make sure that the process goes smoothly from start to finish.