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Issue Express Bills of Lading instead of Originals and avoid delays and unnecessary costs

Original Bills of Lading are a good way to ensure immediate payment of your merchandise on shipments where you do not have an established credit arrangement with your client. 

However, once proper credit terms have been agreed upon there is very little need for originals.  By changing the bill of lading from “original” to “express” you save the costs of international couriers and eliminate potential delays in the delivery of your freight.

Quick Tip #50
Save on smaller shipments by consolidating courier-type orders and using distribution hubs

Instead of sending multiple international courier packages on a daily basis, consolidate weekly and ship by the pallet to a distribution warehouse.

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