Companies in Zambia that organise the movement of cargo, often to or from an international destination are listed in this category. They also typically act as agents for their clients, ‘clearing’ their goods for import or export through customs, a complex operation involving document preparation and submission, and calculation and payment of taxes and duties. Freight forwarding is a service industry in Zambia that involves moving goods from around the world into and out of Zambia on behalf of importers and exporters. Freight forwarders specialise in moving cargo. They also arrange customs clearance of goods, maintain all documentation, oversee cargo packing and will at times deal with the movement of dangerous goods.
A freight forwarder, or forwarding agent, is a person or company that organizes shipments for individuals or corporations to get goods from the manufacturer or producer to a market, customer or final point of distribution. Find individuals and organizations operating in Zambia that provide these services. They are listed in this category.
Freight forwarders are responsible for transporting goods between two destinations. Freight forwarding companies arrange the whole process for their shippers, from storing the goods to shipping them internationally. This is very important for Zambia being a land-linked country. Freight forwarding is the coordination and shipment of goods from one place to another via single or multiple carriers via air, marine, rail or highway.
Freight & Forwarding companies provide a range of services and can assist with the whole supply chain process on multiple levels, including: