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Spot Rates, Opportunities for Small & Medium Freight Forwarders and its Future

It is not an easy task to find the best freight quote in the market. Let’s talk about spot rates and how the opportunities that come with them can change your commercial process for good.  What are spot rates? Spot rates are used to set pricing for shipping freight. Typically valid for one shipment only […]

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Why should logistics operators invest in digital tools?

Freight forwarders manage a lot of information day by day, and they share it with many parties who are usually located across the globe. Thanks to digitalization, now they can do it using digital tools like cloud computing services and high-speed data sharing. But, why should they invest in these new technologies? Digital tools like […]

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Traditional freight forwarders: risks they face and how to reduce them

International shipments carry risks, and many of them are very high for those who are part of the supply chain. Freight forwarders, being a crucial part of it, must face risks – often unexpected – in order to move cargo safely and quickly. For this reason, we consider it important that they are aware of […]

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Backstage: e-Pricing for freight forwarders

A freight forwarder knows how hard, complicated, exhaustive and how much time it takes to create a quote, using traditional methods. Why keep doing it that way, when e-Pricing focused on freight forwarders allows you to make the job much easier and in just minutes?   Top shipping companies have been offering e-pricing tools to […]

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9 tools freight forwarders should use to catch up with digital business

By now it’s well known that digitization is taking over not only the freight forwarding industry but also all of the business world. Some companies have been able to use technology to their favor, such as the startups, but there are still many others that stick to the old way, such as traditional freight forwarders. […]

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5 sales reports every freight forwarder should conduct regularly

When is the last time you analysed the sales reports of your company? Any freight forwarder, no matter its size, should measure several sales parameters to know how they are performing. Otherwise we are making decisions blindly and it will be more difficult to improve and to plan based strategies. Below are 5 types of […]

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