Skin ADV

Supply Chain Glossary

Glossary  >  F  >  Freight Forwarder  


 

Freight Forwarder


Source: Procurement Glossary
Author: Paul Rogers
Institute: CIPS - UK

Courtesy of


 

Freight forwarders, or forwarding agents, arrange cargo movement to international destinations.  They are typically non-asset based and organise the supply chain, as well as preparing and processing documentation needed to ship goods internationally.  Information processed by freight forwarders includes the commercial invoice, the bill of lading, the shipper's export declaration, and other documents required by the carrier or country of export and import.  They are 3PL providers in the landscape of logistics intermediaries.  See also 4PL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Job Opportunities
 
Imaging Order Management Logistics Specialist
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

Quality Manufacturing Engineer
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Global Supplier Account Manager
     
     Home Based  -  PERM  -  Philips

Supply Chain Quality Engineer
     
     Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Electrical Engineer - Procurement
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Supply Chain Project Manager
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Transportation Manager - Americas Region
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Category Sourcing Manager
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

Transport Specialist (Nashville, TN)
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

Supply Planner
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Physical Distribution Manager
     
     Lockbourne, Ohio  -  PERM  -  Philips

Material Handler 3
     
     Reedsville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Manager Bay Area, CA
     
     Bay Area, CA  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group

Procurement Director Bay Area, CA
     
     Bay Area, CA  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group

Sourcing Manager North Carolina
     
     North Carolina  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group

 

Supply chain E-learning



Explore available supply chain e-learning modules by language and academy



News & Trends
 

Last update 10 May 2022
April PMI rises to seven-month high amid stronger demand, despite sharper price increases
   Source: S&P Global US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Fashion

Today’s omni-channel marketplace means competition is increasing, consumers are demanding more relevant products, inventory lifecycles are shorter and fulfillment is incredibly complex. Business conditions are constantly changing, which means you need the flexibility to adapt quickly and continu...

How Do AI and Big Data Add Value for Manufacturers

Artificial intelligence and big data are the peaks of innovation. As technology continues to grow more sophisticated and developed, our reliance on data grows as well. Today, data is one of the most valuable commoditi...


Education
 

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

RFx
Constellation Research: 9 Starting Points for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

The rise automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies means you have new opportunities to undergo digital transformation. Read “9 Starting Points for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing&rdq...


International Agenda