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Essential Strategies for Managing Freight Forwarding

Freight forwarders exist independent of any cargo carriers because a key component of a freight forwarders role is finding and negotiating the best value on behalf of clients. Take freight forwarders out of the logistics equation and the supply chain would falter. The services of a freight forwarder may be a non-essential shipping expense. However, a good freight forwarder can add exceptional value, not only for its clients but right along the global supply chain. If you need convincing that freight forwarding services are worth investing in, take a look at these eight-essential strategies.

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Specialised Expertise

Moving goods from A to B is no easy task – especially moving goods internationally. A specialist freight forwarder will make the process far simpler for all types of user, from novice importers to global businesses. It makes sense to utilise the years of experience that a freight forwarder has. Just as many companies now outsource functions like IT and marketing, there is value in contracting a freight forwarding agent to take on this role on your behalf over having to recruit internally.


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Abi Teh Ching Yee, DLSM
Abi Teh Ching Yee has substantive years of experience in the field of freight forwarding, specifically in the Food industry. She is a member of the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). Abi Teh completed the Diploma in Logistics and Supply Management (DLSM) course on September 2018 at SIPMM Institute.
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