Greatness, even in shipping, comes from repetition
Over the 30+ years I've been doing this, I've received shipping requests for everything you can possibly imagine... from cars, to factory equipment, to entire factories! Some of our business comes in the form of one-offs, but we also have our regulars, who import and/or export frequently.
For those of you who ship often, we have to find a rhythm, build rapport, and establish transparent lines of communication quickly, because there are no second chances. Your shipments are important, and if they don't arrive on time, or there are numerous "unforeseen" circumstances right out of the gate, that's not going to make you feel very confident the next time through.
There's also a quick turnaround expectation, so the issue becomes compounded. But, we have a system, and I'm going to share it with you! Today, I'm going to talk about Air or Ocean Freight Consolidations or full straight container loads.Read More