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15 Mar 2018 Back

The Roles and Functions of Freight Forwarding Companies

Freight forwarding companies in Dubai are responsible for the shipments of individuals or other organizations to get the goods from manufacturers and put it into the market or the last point of distribution. Simply put, they are a forwarding agent in the international trade and arrange the shipment appropriately and properly.

As one of the best freight forwarding companies in Dubai, we, Kaveh Logistics, guarantee to give you the best 3PL solutions to your organization. We are a 3PL provider in the UAE and we are also among the leading logistics companies and storage companies in Dubai. So whether you want to ship your products or find a good storage to preserve it in, we are the right company for you. We make sure that we attend to all your needs as precisely as possible and we make certain that our transactions, processes, and procedures will be seamless – without any mishaps.

Furthermore, here are the roles and functions that we and other freight forwarding companies portray in order keep our procedures upheld:

1) Inform you about all the costs that you will spend in like the freight cost, insurance cost, documentation costs, etc. and see to it that you will not spend too much on these.

2) They advise you on the best route to take or what kind of shipping procedure to take part in – by land, sea, or air – in that matter. They can speed up the shipment if necessary.3) They make sure that the shipment is under control and the goods are safe whilst the shipping occurs.

4) Provide an itinerary for the shipment process.

5) Prepare and present special documents needed for the importation and exportation.

6) Work with international customs internationally in order to comply with regulations.

7) Use the best technologies, software, and satellite systems to keep track of the shipment and give you real-time tracking of the transportation of goods.

8) They keep you notified about the updates and needed papers or payment or anything that encompasses the shipment process.

9) They book you a space for airlines, vessels, trains, or other ways of transportation.

10) They can finish the shipment right on time, and if not, (due to unforeseen circumstances) they will notify you and give insurance or specialized services to make it up to the delay of freight.

Freight forwarding companies in Dubai play a vital role in your production in the local or international setting and we, Kaveh Logistics will help you with all your 3PL needs.

Sources:

https://www.globalnegotiator.com/blog_en/freight-forwarder-forwarding-agent-meaning-definiton/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freight_forwarder

https://www.slideshare.net/UCBrokers/the-role-of-freight-forwarders

http://www.americanfreightways.net/blog/the-role-of-freight-forwarders-in-international-export-business/

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