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How to avoid shipping mistakes

Avoid unnecessary shipping complications by following these simple tips:

  • Carefully count every piece when loading or unloading shipments to ensure the order matches the paperwork.
  • Document any visible damage on the sign-off receipt.
  • When you receive a shipment, make sure you are getting what you paid for.
  • When you send a shipment, avoid short payments of your invoices by ensuring every piece of cargo is shipped.
   
     Lukas Hamann, Team Leader – Border Clearances
 

Lukas Hamann, Team Leader – Border Clearances

Quick Tip #23
Make your freight forwarder part of the purchasing process

Save time and money by giving your freight forwarder a copy of your Purchase Order as early as possible. With that single step, your forwarder can:

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