Services Provided by Freight Forwarding Company
Along with the transportation of goods across countries, these are the main services provided by a freight forwarding company:
- Packaging: A freight forwarding company provides full assistance in the proper packaging of goods. It guides its customers on how to pack their products for export so that no harm is brought to the goods in the process of transportation.
- Labelling: A good freight forwarding company also provides assistance in labeling the goods. Labelling of items is required to show the type of goods contained in the shipping container like for example, hazardous items, correct weight, country of origin and other important details.
- Documentation: A freight forwarding company also prepares the necessary documents which are required for the shipment of goods such as:
- Bill of Lading
- Commercial Invoice
- Certificate of Origin
- Inspection Certificate
- Export License
- Shipper’s Export Declaration
- Export Packing List