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Courier or freight forwarder ?

What is the difference between freight forwarder and a courier?  I have been often asked that question. Well, from operational point of view the difference is tremendous but from customers point of view the difference is none. Why? The customer perception is that both couriers and forwarders offer the same service – delivery of shipments […]

Do forwarders understand their customers?

Recently I have read report published by Eyerfortransport which has been researching through various aspects of the relations between shippers and forwarders. As the link to the report download is not working anymore, I take the liberty to provide link for downloading the report here. I would like to focus here at only one of […]

Converting sales lead to order – forwarders tale

Once upon a time there lived a forwarder who was acknowledged as a very good designer of the shipping process. The name of the forwarder was Sef and he has owned a small company working alone from home. His company was SSF – Small Size Forwarder – do you remember). What helped Sef in his […]

The Resources of Small Size Forwarders

I would like to continue the topic about the small sized forwarders.  We all agree that the SME forwarders are more flexible than the bigger forwarding companies however they lack the resources and the buying power of the bigger forwarders. But is this the real case. Should the SSF maintain a warehouse? Should the SSF […]

Cooperation between Small Forwarders

Mr. Mark J Willis from AFL Ambassador has commented on the post Small Size Forwarders that one of the ways for the SME Forwarders to stay at the market is to unite in some form of consortium.  I would agree to some extend but we should admit that cooperation between businesses is not an easy […]

The Small Size Freight Forwarders

I am receiving a good deal of news concerning the freight forwarding and logistics. In all this news however, the word is about only the big names in our industry.  Yes, exactly  the guys that boast with their hundreds of millions or billions dollars of annual revenues who handle big traffics for big manufacturers and […]

Freight Forwarder is a Designer

In nowadays international transportation of goods is a complex activity where many players participate in what the customer sees as one service. This is where the freight forwarder steps in in the role of an architect of the transportation chain by coordinating, monitoring and managing the set of activities, responsibilities and liabilities which at the […]

5 basics for your rate request

Ocean Transportation

Usually when you are calculating the rates for the transportation of your shipment, you expect not to wait long for the quotations from the forwarders. Unfortunately, this is hard to achieve – for many reasons. The transportation, especially the ocean and the air transportation, include many stages and many participants, and is subject to many […]

LCL Ocean transportation from Port of Shanghai to Port of Varna

Shanghai, the worlds busiest port is origin for the majority of goods imported into Bulgaria as ocean freight. In order to respond to this traffic demand the Bulgarian freight forwarder and logistics provider KG CARGO  offers to its customers scheduled LCL consolidation container service from Shanghai to Varna. The service is suitable for shipments up […]

LCL ocean service from Bulgaria to Taiwan

The Bulgarian freight forwarder and logistics provider KG CARGO LTD offers LCL (Less-Than-Container-Load) from Bulgaria to Taiwan. Depending on the customer’s requirements for tranzit time and cost we can provide services via CFS in Sofia and via CFS Varna. The Sofia CFS option is faster but a bit more expensive. Routing is on a regular […]