Freight Forwarding Jobs

A job in freight forwarding requires a number of skills around logistics and planning. 

As a freight forwarding you need to work as an intermediary between exporters, importers, and other companies involved in the transportation of goods. 

A role in freight forwarding requires numerous skills and responsibilities

  1. Plan the optimal route for a shipment, taking into consideration the types of goods being transported as well as assessing the conditions of any geographies through which the goods pass
  2. Facilitate the packing of goods depending on the dimensions, weight, and temperature of the goods
  3. Negotiate contracts for transportation and handling
  4. Finalize documentation for customs and insurance to ensure compliance with the regulations of the countries that are receiving and sending the shipment
  5. Collect payment from the client and arrange payment to the involved other parties