How Can Freight Forwarding Move Forward?

SCMR | March 28, 2019

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We all know freight forwarding is a highly complex industry. Moving a single pallet of goods is a relay race that involves handoffs between myriad separate and largely disconnected logistics vendors. Incredibly, today this process is still handled mostly by email, phone, paper, and even fax.Adding to the intense complexity, there are countless nonstandard documents in circulation worldwide, not to mention customs requirements vary from country to country and product to product.The result is an antiquated customer experience for businesses moving goods across the globe. With legacy freight forwarding processes, customers have had limited visibility and insight into the status of their critical and time-sensitive shipments as they travel from origin to destination. Additionally, freight transit times are unpredictable, and costs can easily spiral out of control. All of this causes frustration and sometimes even fiscal damage to their businesses.

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