RANGE OF FORWARDING SERVICES
- Normal Services of a Freight Forwarder.
- Upon receipt of shipping instructions from clients, cargo is
booked and delivery instructions issued; coordinate inland delivery
of cargo to overseas carriers and solve problems germane to the cargo's dispatch.
- Prepare dock receipts and lodge with inland carrier, receiving
terminal and supplying plant; prepare ocean bill of lading, "SED" shipper
export declaration and other pertinent shipping documents in accordance with
present Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Including "SED" electronic filing.
- Distribute documents to carriers or Customs, and retrieve the processed
documents: prepay freight and accessorial charges and audit as required.
- Prepare consular invoices, customs entries, certificates of origin and
other special documents; process letters of credit and prepare drafts necessary
to accomplish banking phase of shipment; process and place complete marine
insurance coverage under shipper's or Footner's open policy.
- Associated Services
- Assist with proposals, bids and contracts for overseas shipments,
including construction projects; prepare logistics for shipping phase.
- Rate negotiations and appointment of overseas forwarders and agents as required.
- Assist with preparation of purchase orders, commercial invoices, and shipping instructions.
- Finalize arrangements with ocean and air carriers, obtain facilities
for marshaling cargo, and contract for space and services in ports through
which cargo will move.
- Marshall the accumulation, consolidation and loading of cargo at USA
ports; handle preparations for receipt of cargo at destination on turn-key contracts.
- Arrange for Logistical Engineering Services on Project Cargoes (operating
with various computer applications)
- Coordinate pre-inspection requirements by organizations such as Societe
Generate de Surveillance (SGS), et at.
- Complete range of services obtainable.
- Acting as exporter or importer for conference purposes; acting as
purchasing agent for importer; arranging banking financing for exporter.
- Acting for buyers at port of export for consolidating shipments;
facilitating import licensing and transportation.
- Operating as inland consolidation or groupage agent; handling air
cargo as an indirect carrier; serving as a cargo or ship broker in
arrangin the charter of aircraft or vessels.
- Operating under approval from the Federal Maritime Commission as a
Non-vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC).
- Operating warehouse and container facilities to skull/strip ocean
or air containers; providing carting/trucking services including export
packing, dismantling and rigging.
- Arranging in-house representation at contractor's premises or
marshaling areas for project forwarding; inspecting cargo and loading of
material into containers at supplier's works.
- Arranging translations of correspondence for import or export movements.
- Prepayment of Harbor Maintenance Fee (HMF) on Imports to U.S. Customs.