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Create a load plan to save time and money

Here is a quick, effective way to reduce transportation costs and minimize the time it takes to load a shipment:  use cargo loading optimization software to build optimal load plans which assists in achieving the most effective arrangement of freight in a container or trailer.

   
     Oswaldo Arteaga, Manager – Client Compliance, Customs Consulting Services
 

Oswaldo Arteaga
Manager – Client Compliance, Customs Consulting Services

Quick Tip #45
Secure written quotations for all traffic lanes and pay careful attention to the validity dates – Understand the assessorial charges right from the start

Freight rates can change frequently – sometimes every 1-2 weeks. It is important to pay attention to the validity dates to ensure you have requested an updated rate at the time of your shipment.

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