How to become a freight forwarder

August 31, 2019

The cost of your freight broker bond is a percentage of $75.000 which is called the bonding premium. It's usually in the range of 1%-12%, depending on your credit score and other factors. Forward and handle freight from importers or exporters. Prepare documentation and paperwork. Provide freight Logistics. Store cargo and secure its transport to its destination 0 0 Secure insurance, take care of port charges.

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Fulfillment may not be sexy to most. Order fulfillment is not a topic that usually provokes a lot of excitement in others. It's our passion that sets us apart from other service providers. A passion for our clients' businesses; a passion for their products; a passion for doing the work that others can't or won't do as well as we can. Now that is sexy. Our quality of service results from our can-do approach. That and the skills that come with our team's extensive experience are at the heart of our culture. Capacity's on-the-ground expertise is key. We're steeped in value-added services, EDI and e-commerce technology and fulfillment, as well as managing fulfillment and assembly programs on both coasts. With Capacity you get a single provider for all of your fulfillment needs (including some that you may not even know yet!)

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