Freight Forwarders in UAE
About Freight Forwarders
Freight forwarders are firms that specialize in arranging storage and shipping of merchandise on behalf of its shippers. These companies provide a range of services which include tracking inland transportation, preparation of shipping and export documents, warehousing, booking cargo space, negotiating freight charges, freight consolidation, cargo insurance, and filling of insurance claims. In other words, freight forwarders arrange the importing and exporting of goods and complete all procedures that are required for the import and export of goods on behalf of their clients.
A freight forwarder acts as an intermediary between a shipper and various transportation services such as cargo ships, air freight, or trucking. A freight forwarder uses their relationship with various transportation service companies to acquire for their client the best possible price for the shipping of their goods. They also advise their clients on the most efficient methods to move their goods from one destination to another. Some of the advantages of hiring freight forwarders are the freight forwarders provide ancillary services which are a part of the international shipping business such as insurance and customs documentation.
Freight forwarders facilitate an efficient and cost effective transfer of goods and ensure that the goods are secure and in good condition throughout the travel. They ensure that the goods reach their destination in a timely and efficient manner. Jebel Ali Free Zone, Rashdiya and Dubai Cargo village in Dubai and Abu Shagara in Sharjah are some of the most popular destinations in UAE to get in touch with freight forwarders.