How to Choose a Freight Forwarder

Regulations. Security. Customs clearance. Language and time zone differences. International shipping is a complex machine with many moving parts, and most global companies these days are anxious to learn how to choose a freight forwarder. 

With over 35 years of supply chain logistics experience, the operations experts at AIT Worldwide Logistics suggest the following steps for choosing a freight forwarder:

  • Pick a company with a global network and a proven reputation -- With over 35 years of experience, AIT has successfully designed, executed and managed transportation and logistics solutions for companies around the world by leveraging a robust international network.
  • Look for superior customer service, security and quality – AIT’s highly trained operations/customer service teams are dedicated to proactively managing your shipments from pick up to delivery and everything in between. 
  • Be sure the company offers state-of-the-art technology – AIT’s innovative technology, including our proprietary customer portal called MyAIT, provides real-time visibility to goods and materials at every stage of the supply chain.
  • Partner with a logistics provider that focuses on improving your bottom line through efficiency and cost-effectively expands your company’s reach. AIT does this and much more! 

Still have questions about how to choose a freight forwarder? Speak with an AIT operations expert now!

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