Category: Sea freight shipping tips

The benefits of hiring freight brokers

Those in the shipping industry are always looking for ways to improve their business. No matter the size of your company, you should constantly develop. One of the ways in which freight companies are doing so is by hiring freight brokers. Their job is to act as a facilitator between a shipping company and a carrier. These brokers can advance your business immensely and in more than one way. Read on to find out what are the benefits of hiring freight brokers. Continue reading “The benefits of hiring freight brokers”

Pros and cons of expedited shipping

The fast pace of life demands a faster shipment of goods. Reliable and quick freight shipping is becoming more and more important. Especially true for urgent, time-sensitive deliveries. Since everybody expects prompt delivery, the option of the expedited shipping is invented. That makes even the fastest shipping methods even quicker.  Due to the time-sensitive and often long-distance shipping needs of the modern economy, this method is becoming more popular by the day. Of course, the express shipping also comes with some pros and cons, which this guide will show you. Continue reading “Pros and cons of expedited shipping”

How to ship exhibition goods – tips and tricks

So, you enter some international exhibition and now you need to transport your goods to another country. Or to ship your items from another country to Lebanon. Whatever the case is, you should now that this may not be such an easy task. Shipping goods over the borders bring dealing with a lot of paperwork, legislation. Your goods also have to pass through the customs clearance Lebanon. Still, with few tips, you can ship exhibition goods relatively easy and most importantly – on time. Continue reading “How to ship exhibition goods – tips and tricks”

How to calculate your sea shipping costs?

Shipping your items across large distances has become far more possible than it was in the past. The thing is – logistics companies have developed quite significantly in the past 10 years. Nowadays, you have an incredible number of choices when it comes to how you are going to transport your thing. You have many options in terms of what you wish to expect from your transport. You can either do it super fast, but more expensive or slow and efficient. There is some middle ground on the road, with limitations of its own. All in all, sea shipping is the usual go-to moment for many. But, we need to understand how to calculate your sea shipping costs before we can discuss it further. Continue reading “How to calculate your sea shipping costs?”

How to compare sea freight companies?

If you have any kind of goods or belongings to transport, then you know there are many decisions before you. First thing’s first. You need to choose how you plan on shipping your freight. This could be done by land, by air or by sea. Whatever your reasons might be, you have chosen to use shipping freight by sea. You have many reasons to be confident that this is the right choice for your goods. However, there is one other choice to make. Which sea freight company to choose. It is not easy to make a choice of who to trust with your precious belongings. In order to make the right choice, you should compare sea freight companies first. There are several factors you should consider when comparing this type of companies. You ought to take them all into account in order to make the right decision. Continue reading “How to compare sea freight companies?”

Prohibited Items for shipping overseas

For safety reasons there always is a list of prohibited items for shipping overseas. The list is abundant, but thankfully most of the items in the list are items that common sense can deduct. Furthermore, there are a lot of items that simply do not comply with the legislation of a given country, and thus become prohibited. This may not be out of safety reasons but for the best interest of the country in question. Continue reading “Prohibited Items for shipping overseas”

All you should know about dangerous goods shipping

International relocation can be quite difficult to organize. However, with professional freight forwarding services, you can leave most of the tasks to company specialists. They can organize your move and help with packing. In case you decide to pack your belongings without professional mover’s assistance, consider learning more about the items you shouldn’t pack. Keep reading and find out more about dangerous goods shipping. Continue reading “All you should know about dangerous goods shipping”