Freight Shipping: 5 Hacks that Will Save You Money

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Victor HermosaOwner and Manager of Excelsior

Friday, June 12, 2020

Saving money on shipping expenses is a big help for organizations that offer different kinds of goods and services. But for those who don't know how to cut their costs, here are some tips to maximize your income while satisfying the needs of the customers.

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Freight Shipping: 5 Hacks that Will Save You Money [Infographic]

Research and list the different carrier firms. Not only will you expand your network of potential carriers, you’ll also be able to compare rates and identify which one is most affordable.

Be careful about the packaging materials you use. You should reuse the suppliers' packaging materials, such as:

  • Air pillows
  • Peanuts packing
  • Bubble wrap

Consolidate your shipment. Avoid sending multiple boxes over if you can by packing them in a single cargo together. To prevent damage or loss while shipping, consider its weight and density.

Finally, hire a freight forwarding agent. This is one of the most efficient ways to save shipping costs. It’s more beneficial to employ or recruit a freight forwarder, as they have a broad link with different carrier companies that can negotiate prices and provide you with more logistics information.

To make significant savings on freight shipping, check out this infographic from Excelsior Worldwide Freight Logistics Corp.

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Victor Hermosa

Owner and Manager of Excelsior

https://excelsior.ph/

Victor G. Hermosa is a well-experienced Licensed Customs Broker. He started as a Principal Broker in one of the leading freight forwarding company in the Philippines. Currently, he is the owner and manager of Excelsior — a Total Logistics Company that handles International Air & Sea Cargoes, Customs & Tariff Consultancy, Declarations of Duties & Taxes, and Customs Clearance.

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