Typically, a freight forwarder should be able to understand your requirements and identify the best transport option to move the shipment in the required timeframe and at a competitive price.
As well as these core transport services they should be able to offer:
•Customs clearance – Seahorse can complete customs paperwork on your behalf, as well as offer the facility to pay any taxes or duties owed to customs on your behalf.
•All other shipping documentation such as Bills of Lading, Certificates of Origin, letters of credit or any documents required by banks before payment is released.
•Insurance – Seahorse will be able to supply insurance services to insure your shipments for loss or damage.
•Logistics and supply-chain management, which has many facets but can consist of fulfillment, customs consultancy, contract logistics services, plus other similar value added services.