What is Freight Forwarding and Why is it Important?
Freight forwarding simplifies the complex task of moving goods from one place to another. These experts act as intermediaries between shippers and carriers, handling all the logistics, paperwork, and customs. They save time and money by negotiating better shipping rates. From storage to transportation, our comprehensive solutions ensure safe and efficient delivery. Why use a freight forwarder? They bring expertise, convenience, cost savings, and insurance, making international trade smoother and more profitable.
Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Freight Forwarder for Your Logistics Needs
Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Freight Forwarder for Your Logistics Needs Choosing the right freight forwarder is crucial for ensuring smooth and efficient logistics operations. In Malaysia's competitive logistics industry, it's essential to partner with a reliable provider that offers comprehensive logistics solutions. Let's take into the key considerations when selecting a freight forwarder. Expertise in Freight Forwarding [...]
Southeast Asia eCommerce Market
Navigating the 3PL vs 4PL Decision. One decision all shippers must make relates to whether a 3PL or a 4PL is the right service provider for them. Even before the pandemic, the global supply chain was proving the familiar adage that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Under the weight of the pandemic, we saw the [...]
Japan aims to demonstrate carbon-neutral ships in 2026 Government to help companies develop vessels fueled by ammonia, hydrogen Japan, which relies on sea-based transportation for much of its food and natural resource needs, intends to start commercial runs of ammonia-fueled ships in 2028. © AP TOKYO -- The Japanese government will team up with local shipping lines and shipbuilders [...]
Don’t Mistake Today’s “Whack-A-Mole” Logistics Regime For A New Era Of Global Supply Chain Management The on-going rotation of congestion around the world—both within and among countries, from China, to the U.S. to the U.K. and Europe and beyond—of cargo ships moored offshore waiting to berth; empty containers piled up at ports; undriven trucks parked at depots; and warehouses filled [...]
How Container Ports Work?
Logistics of Intermodal Transport If you are like us, you have seen wharfs and ports and been fascinated by the huge ships, cranes, trucks and most of all by the containers stacked like building blocks. But what are the processes for container ports? How are containers unloaded, where do they go, and what happens next? We are going to find [...]
Malaysia as Asean’s regional logistics hub
MIDA teams up with Maersk to position Malaysia as Asean's regional logistics hub KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 29): The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) will cooperate with Danish-based shipping and logistics company AP Moller-Maersk to position Malaysia as a regional logistics hub in Asean. MIDA deputy CEO of investment promotion and facilitation Sivasuriyamoorthy Sundara Raja (left) and Maersk MD of Thailand, [...]
Higher Transport Rates on the Horizon
Fuel surcharges, market forces, and easing truckload growth rates are driving up parcel and LTL rates, says Cowen/AFS’s 2022 Freight Index. “Fuel surcharges, market forces, and easing truckload growth rates are driving up parcel and LTL rates, says Cowen/AFS's 2022 Freight Index” Even without a crystal ball, it's not surprising that predictions from the April 2022 Cowen/AFS Freight Index center [...]