Freight Forwarding is a company that has a business in the field of transportation of goods as a whole, freight forwarding can also function as an EMKL (Sea Freight Expedition), Shipping, Customs Services, and can even function as door to door delivery.
A freight forwading business is a business activity aimed at managing all activities required for the delivery and receipt of goods through transportation either by land, sea or air.
Forwarder’s Duties and Responsibilities :
- Forwarders only work on “orders” from customers who want their goods to be sent elsewhere.
- To move cargo to another place, the forwarder does not have to have his own means of transportation
- The forwarder acts as an intermediary between the sender (Shipper), the carrier (carrier), and the consignee.