Choosing and Using a Freight Forwarder
- Price: £3.60
- Published: January 2017
- Type: Business Information Factsheet
- Format: PDF
The planning and paperwork involved in exporting and importing can be time consuming and complicated. Therefore, many traders use the services of a freight forwarder to take care of as much of the process as possible. This makes particularly good sense for smaller firms, which usually have limited resources to devote to the complexities of moving goods into or out of the UK.
This factsheet explains the services a freight forwarder can offer, and how to find a suitable freight forwarder. It also details the costs involved in engaging a freight forwarder and describes how to get the most out of the service.