Minnesota District Export Council
Working with the US Commercial Service to promote exports through business counseling, education, and community outreach.
|How to Choose a Freight Forwarder?|
|Monday, November 16 2009 22:57|
The Role of the Freight Forwarder
Freight Forwarders are key members of your international team! If chosen carefully a forwarder will help make your international business a success!
What part do they play in the international transaction?
General Information about the company
Global Capability - What services are available globally. In which countries are they strong. Do they have:
Price - how is price determined?
Allocations with airlines, trucking, etc.
Experience with certain types of products and transactions
General information about the company
What services will the company require?
The company will involve the forwarder early in the transaction and early in the planning process for expansion efforts.