Recently, I have joined an interesting discussion in LinkedIn concerning the “Chinese system of prepaid LCL Shipments”
I am sure the majority of you have experience with this system which cannot be called Chinese at all because it is also applied in India and all over the world where there . . . → Read More: Beware prepaid freight and shipments from China
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 . . . → Read More: Courier or freight forwarder ?
The airline Al Italia has lifted the embargo on cargo shipments to Lagos, Nigeria.
Now you can send all of your rate requests and bookings for air cargo shipments from Sofia airport to Lagos.
The flight schedule is as follow:
Departure from Sofia airport every day of the week except Saturday when . . . → Read More: Al Italia has lifted the embargo for cargo to Lagos, Nigeria
OK we are already in Facebook.
If you join KG SID page in Facebook you can see the newest developments in the industry in Bulgaria, promotions for various products, you will have information about new opportunities for the loads of your customer’s loads in Bulgaria and which is most . . . → Read More: KG SID Facebook page
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 . . . → Read More: Do forwarders understand their customers?
According to Airbus’ Global Market Forecast, (GMF), the industry will require almost 26,000 new aircraft valued at US$3.2 trillion between 2010 and 2029, 1,000 of which will be freighters.
The demand for these aircraft is driven primarily by the need to replace aircraft with newer more eco-efficient models in mature markets, dynamic . . . → Read More: 1000 freighters in twenty years forsees Airbus
2 months ago I have posted the article Converting sales lead to order – forwarders tale. In this post I have tried to attract the attention of the forwarding community to an important but highly undervalued process. The process of sales. As any process the process of sales has an input which . . . → Read More: Selling Freight Forwarding Services
Courtesy of Eyefortransport The International Air Transport Association has announced international traffic results for October, showing a 14.4% year-on-year increase for international freight.
According to IATA’s director general & CEO Giovanni Bisignani, growth is returning to a more normal pattern, with freight demand 1% above pre-crisis levels of early-2008.
“Where . . . → Read More: Airfreight at a turning point?
Durban-based Turners Shipping joined the BDP Global Network on December 1st, and will be representing the logistics giant in Southern Africa.
Turner Group MD Conrad Cochrane-Murray said that membership of the network would be a great step forward for the country because it extends its reach to the 1,000 locations in 100 . . . → Read More: Turners Shipping joins BDP network