What is freight forwarding and do you need it and why should you use it?

Freight forwarding is susceptible to the world’s economy. The economy is continually growing and shipments across the world are bound to increase. For companies who just ship locally, this would be no problem at all, but for companies shipping overseas, this might be a challenge. Either the expand their in-house shipping or acquire a freight forwarding company.


Freight forwarding is the coordination and shipment of goods from one place to another via single or multiple carriers via air, marine, rail or highway.


If you’re a businessman wanting to import/export your products, you’re not going to be able to do that without the help of freight forwarding. But of course, we’re still going to tell you why you need freight forwarding so ready your notes.


Good freight forwarding saves you time and energy and headaches when it comes to providing reliable transportation of products, not to mention they’ll do it at very competitive rates.


Having a good freight forwarding company to help you with the transportation of your goods will be a big asset to your company especially when dealing with international transportation of your goods.


To help you better understand the importance and advantages/benefits of freight forwarding services, here is a list.


They handle ancillary services that are supposed to be a part of the international shipping business. Services like:

  • Customs Documentation
  • Insurance


A freight forwarding company provides to consolidators as well as individual shippers:

  • Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier documentation
  • Methods of International Payment
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Bills of Lading
  • Warehousing


Freight forwarding really focuses on personal communication and amazing customers service.


Your company, no matter how big or small, a professional freight forwarding company can take care of everything. Choosing the right freight forwarding with the right experience will be a good investment.


If you’re looking to find a freight forwarding service that will do all the services for you, then you’ve come to the right place. ACT Logistics offers premium quality service for all your transportation needs. You can check out our site at http://actlogisticsph.com/ to get to know us more. Contact us at +63 2 556-9504 | +63 2 875-2865.

Renalli Trajano
Renalli Trajano
Renalli Trajano is the Vice President of ACT Logistics, Inc. She is in charge of business development, sales, and marketing. Aside from being a part of the family business, she has her own design & digital marketing agency, Artzap Studio.

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