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Understanding Import Freight Rate Options

The latest episode of Supply Chain Partners TV and Podcast features Dean Neville, Managing Director of Ligentia Australia, discussing import freight rate options and how to better understand them. 

The episode covers the role of the importer and the supply chain management partner in the global trade process focusing specifically on  the freight rate options available to the importer. Dean explains the key challenges faced when negotiating and deciding the best freight rate option and the impact of making the wrong decision. 

Dean shares real-life client examples how Ligentia Australia has helped our clients to select and negotiate the best freight rate options, key lessons learned and the benefits of value added services. 

Some shipping acronyms discussed: 

  • BOC: Beneficiary Cargo Owner 
  • NAC: Named Account rates  
  • FAK: Freight All Kinds 

Key highlights: 

1:11 minutes: The role of the importer in the global trade process. 

2:27 minutes: Freight rate options available to the importer. 

6:02 minutes: The role of the supply chain management partner in the global trade and freight forwarding process and how they assist the importer with freight rates. 

9:50 minutes: Key challenges when negotiating and deciding the best freight rate option. 

11:19 minutes: The impact of making the wrong decision about freight rate options. 

12:24 minutes: Real life client examples how we have  helped our clients to select and negotiate the best freight rate options. 

15:10 minutes: Key lessons learned that could help future clients with importing. 

16:22 minutes: How Ligentia Australia’s international supply chain management service works. 

18:09 minutes: Value added services offered by Ligentia Australia. 

Watch the video now for the whole story.Learnhow we can:  

  • help your business to easily navigate complex global trade processes for importers,  
  • negotiate and decide the best freight rate options to avoid the pitfalls of wrong decisions  
  • and benefit from Ligentia’s value added services 

View the video here: https://youtu.be/4pNvRIbJLzo 

For more information: 

CALL: +61 7 3062 7637 

EMAIL:brisbane@ligentia.global 

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