Freight Forwarding 101 - The Differences Between Small and Large Freight Forwarders

By Chi Mai
March 16, 2018
, By Chi Mai
March 16, 2018

You might be thinking, I've got to select a freight forwarder but do I go with a large global conglomerate freight forwarder or a smaller freight forwarder specialised in my local market and trade lanes? Well, the answer is contained within this...
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Actual Weight, Volumetric Weight, and Chargeable Weight | Whale Logistics Blog

By Chi Mai
February 12, 2018

Often in freight forwarding the terms actual weight, gross weight, chargeable weight, can be used and quite often are confused with each other's meaning. In this blog post we go through the differences between these terms to help you prepare for...
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Tips to get the most out of your Freight Forwarder and/or Customs Broker

By Chi Mai
December 15, 2017

As the Christmas peak season continues, our Freight Forwarding Basics series will give you some tips and tricks to get the most out of your freight forwarder vs. customs clearing agent.
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3 Lessons from Top Global Freight Forwarders | Whale Logistics Blog

By Chi Mai
December 08, 2017

Top global freight forwarders of the world are starting to adjust to the changes in the industry. Here are 3 lessons to learn from these global logistics trends.
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The 7 steps Process of Sea (Ocean) Freight Forwarding | Whale Logistics Blog

By Chi Mai
December 01, 2017

  Part of the Freight Forwarding Basics series, in this blog post, we are covering the 7 steps of international freight forwarding (shipping).
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The Difference between a Freight Forwarder and a 3rd Party Logistics Provider (3PL)? | Whale Logistics Blog

By Chi Mai
November 24, 2017

In this post part of the 'Basics to Freight Forwarding' series, we are uncovering the key differences between a freight forwarder and a 3rd Party Logistics Provider (3PL).
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10 Ways Freight Forwarders Add Value to the Global Supply Chain | Whale Logistics Blog

By Chi Mai
November 17, 2017

So you might be thinking, why would I need the help of a freight forwarder when I have 10+ years experience in supply chain myself? In this post, part of our 'Freight Forwarding Basics' series, we explore 10 ways that freight forwarders add value...
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What You Need to Know about International Logistics | Whale Logistics Blog

By Chi Mai
November 10, 2017

So you've read our Ecommerce guide to freight forwarding, and are now considering bringing your business overseas. In this blog post, we will uncover several things you need to know about international logistics before going across borders.
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Is Digital Freight Forwarding the next big thing? | Whale Logistics Blog

By Chi Mai
November 03, 2017

If you're an experienced importer, you may have noticed the drastic changes regarding the role of technology in supply chain. But why is digital such a big part of logistics and freight forwarding? In this blog post, we will be going through the...
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Importing for Ecommerce - Do you need a Freight Forwarder? | Whale Logistics Blog

By Chi Mai
October 27, 2017

If you are in an ecommerce business, big or small, when do you determine whether to use a freight forwarder to help streamline your business?
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