Instruction and Noticed
As the consignor service
Freight forwarding instead of consignor bear any a procedures in different transport of goods:
1, with the fastest, mode of transport, to arrange for appropriate packaging of goods, goods transportation route selection.
2, advise warehousing and distribution.
3, choose reliable, high efficiency and is responsible for the conclusion of the contract of carriage carrier.
4, arrange the weight and measurement of goods.
5, to handle the cargo insurance.
6, the assembly of goods.
8, arrange for the goods to the port transport, customs and relevant documents, procedures, and take the goods to the carrier.
9, on behalf of the consignor / importers pay freight, customs tax.
10, for any foreign exchange for cargo transport.
11, from carrier got various signed bills of lading, and handed them over to the consignor.
12, through a proxy agent in foreign countries and the carrier on the freight transportation process, supervision, and to know the goods to the shipper.
The Customs Service
When the freight forwarder as customs agent to handle the relevant import and export goods customs formalities, it not only on behalf of his client, and on behalf of the customs authorities. In fact, in many countries, he obtained the permission of the authorities, the customs formalities, the customs and responsible, responsible for the early set documents, declaration of the goods the exact amount, number, name, to enable the government in these areas not affected by the loss.
As the carrier service
Freight to the carrier shall timely tank are fair and reasonable, agreed to the shipper, the carrier’s delivery costs, appropriate time arrangement, and in the name of the shipper and carrier freight accounts etc..
As the airline service
Freight forwarding in the air cargo industry, act as airlines agent. In the International Air Transport Association meeting in air cargo for the purpose, and the implementation of the rules, it was designated as the International Aviation Association agent. In this relationship, the airlines cargo means for the owner, and the airlines to pay commission. At the same time, as a freight forwarding, it provides a suitable for air degree of service, continue to the shipper or the consignee service.
Provide multimodal transport services
In the forwarder effect, a more profound influence containerization is he involved in multimodal transport which he acts as the main carrier and the organization to bear a single contract, door to door through a variety of means of transport of goods transport. It can be the identity of the parties, and other carrier or other service provider negotiations and signing respectively.
However, these distribution contract will not affect long time through the execution of the contract, that is to say, will not affect the shipper’s obligations and in the multimodal transport process, he to damage and loss of responsibilities. In the forwarder as long transport operator, usually need to include all transportation and a comprehensive "package" service distribution process, and to its customers to shoulder the responsibility of a higher level.