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Freight Forwarder

Freight Forwarder

An agency that receives freight from a shipper and then arranges for transportation with one or more carriers for transport to the consignee. Often used for international shipping. Will usually...

What is a carrier in logistics?

What is a carrier in logistics?

An individual or firm to whom freight is shipped. A freight receiver. Carrier. A firm that provides transportation services, typically owning and operating transportation equipment. Examples...

What Are Shipping Terms?

What Are Shipping Terms?

Shipping terms are also called INCOTERMS. Incoterm is the elided word that shortens International Commercial Terms. They are 3 letter abbreviations recognized throughout the world. They tell each...

What Is a Backhaul in Logistics?

What Is a Backhaul in Logistics?

What is a backhaul? A backhaul, as it relates to trucking and logistics, is the return trip of a commercial truck that is transporting freight back over all or part of the same route it took to get...

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