David Noah• President at InterMart, Inc.
Most exporters use freight forwarders to manage international transportation for their goods. But, especially with shipping costs on the rise, you may wonder if you could save money by booking container space on your own. Consider these four points first.
Mitch Kostoulakos, LCB Ad Hoc Logistics LLC, Licensed Customs Broker, International Logistics Consultant
There is really no advantage to going it alone with the possible exception of large multi-national corporations. For all other exporters it is best to develop strong freight forwarder relationships.