What is Import&export freight forwarding
Import&export freight forwarding refers to an industry in which international freight forwarding organizations accept the entrustment of the consignee and consignor of import and export goods, in the name of the consignor or themselves, handle international cargo transportation and related businesses for the consignor, and collect labor remuneration.
With the development of international trade and transportation methods, Import&export freight forwarding has penetrated into every field of international trade and is an indispensable part of international trade. The rapid development of the market economy has made the social division of labor more and more clear. A single trade operator or a single transport operator does not have enough power to handle each specific business personally. They need Import&export freight forwarding to handle a series of business for them. Procedures to achieve their respective goals.
The basic feature of Import&export freight forwarding is that it is entrusted or authorized by the client to handle all kinds of services required for international trade and transportation, and to collect a certain amount of remuneration, or as an independent operator to complete and organize cargo transportation, storage and other services. He is considered to be the organizer of international transportation, and is also known as the bridge of international trade and the designer of international cargo transportation.
Import&export freight forwarding
1. Water transport agency
Refers to international freight forwarders that provide water cargo transportation services and related services. It can be divided into two types: shipping agency and river agency.
2. Air freight agency
Refers to international freight forwarders that provide air cargo transportation and related services.
3. Land transportation agency
Refers to freight forwarders that provide cargo transportation services such as road, railway, and pipeline transportation and related services.
4. Intermodal agency
Refers to international freight forwarders that provide cargo transportation services such as road, railway, and pipeline transportation and related services. This kind of agency can be further divided into types such as sea-air combined transport agency, sea-rail combined transport agency, and air-rail combined transport agency.