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    Why Is Ocean Freight More Advantageous Than Air Freight?

    The two major ways of transporting cargo overseas is air freight and ocean fright. Due to rapid globalization and advancement of technology, businesses have got much more opportunities to expand as well as explore their network of consumers and suppliers. Unlike earlier, the transactions in the global market have become much easier due to the presence of advanced communication tools. International shipping has become a part and parcel of every business. The surge in demand of international shipping has forced the shipping companies to continuously evolve so as to provide the best services to the clients. Before the various other shipping options came into existence, all complies relied solely on ocean freight as a means to transport freight to various overseas locations. This is a tried and tested method of transportation and the practices that various shipping companies have been following since long have successfully overcome all the challenges faced in shipping. Ocean fright is a much more popular option than sea freight due to the following reasons:

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    ALFI Still Confused About Rising Shipping Tariffs

    JAKARTA. some time ago the Indonesian National Shipowners Association (INSA) announced a 20 feet freight shipping tariff for the Surabaya-Ambon route. The Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI) is not yet aware of the clarity regarding this tariff increase information.

    “We who represent the traders do not know the obvious. It may be worth explaining openly so that all parties can see in a transparent, “said Yukki Nugrahawan Hanafi, Chairman of the Indonesian Logistics Forwarders Association. Sunday (8/10).

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    About CFS Center: ALFI Disappointed, GINSI Socialization Issues

    Tanjung Priok Port

    JAKARTA (BeritaTrans.com) – The Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI) is disappointed with Pelindo II ujuk ujuk wanting to launch Container Freight Station (CFS) Center.

    Whereas in a meeting with Pelindo Branch of Tanjung Priok some time ago ALFI asked Pelindo II to present first in detail the concept of CFS Center, said Sekil Alfa Jakarta Adil Karim, Tuesday (3/10/2017).

    The presentation of CFS Center concept of Pelindo II is important for ALFI. Due to the less then Container Load (LCL) import business actors targeted by Pelindo II will fill the CFS Center member forwarder of ALFI.

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    ALFI Bali Wants Tanjung Priok to be an Export Line without Transit

    DENPASAR – Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association Bali expects Tanjung Priok Port can immediately realize direct export routes to destination countries without transit.

    According to the Chairman of the Bali Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI) Bali John Bagus Sujayana, directly to the destination port without transit, it could cut logistics costs for exports.

    “We expect Tanjung Priok to be a hub, from there to Europe not to Singapore or Malaysia first,” he explained, Monday (30/1/2017).

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    Ministry of Trade Simplifies Regulation to Increase Export of Goods

    Surabaya – (suaracargo.com)

    The Ministry of Trade (Kemendag) continues to review a number of regulations related to the smooth flow of goods at the port. Especially the flow of export goods, so that the business world more excited.

    “Do not let the process of ‘flow of document’ or ‘flow of goods’ actually burden the business,” said Director General of Foreign Trade Ministry of Trade Oke Nurwan as quoted from Antara in Surabaya on Thursday (7/9).

    According to him, the Ministry of Trade is currently reviewing 35 import-related regulations and 18 export-related regulations to support the smooth flow of goods.

    Thus, there will be deregulation so that the flow of goods will be more smoothly, the time for goods to settle in the port or dwelling time can be suppressed, and the competitiveness of Indonesian products will increase.

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    Two Aspects of International Shipping That Should Not Be Ignored

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    Gone are the days when the only time you ever needed to ship something internationally was when you were sending something that is more important than your life itself. In the modern day, people are shipping everything from a simple letter to big cars and other international equipment. International shipping to the extreme other corner of the world, literally, like maybe when it’s like shipping to Australia from USA, has become nothing extra ordinary and thus there is a growing need for getting the right tips and guides to help you with your international shipping.

    You must know that the process of international shipping can be a little tedious but you must look for some avenues to make it a tad bit easier. This is why this piece comes up with the following 2 aspects international shipping that you must never ignore in order to have a peaceful experience:

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    Shipment Scheduling Is Not the Only Role of Freight Forwarders

    Forwarding services have more than one role in the shipping industry. A business would have a hard time finding efficient transport without them. They serve as an organizer between all aspects of shipment including initial transport planning, cost estimation, economical route determination, customs clearance assistance, and management of inventory. Forwarding is an indispensable service for out of country shipment destinations. Early planning involves finding appropriate carriers, consignment routes, and correct shipment sizing. During this stage, the role of freight forwarders entails obtaining quotes based on cost parameters of the shipment. This information is then utilized to prepare price quotations for each business transport. Only the most suited bids are provided to the customer. Their fees are included in the overall price so there are no surprise charges. Fees are paid by the customer shipping or exporting the goods. Forwarding roles change depending on the services used by a business during the shipment process.

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    How to Role a Forwarder in a Freight Forwarding Company?

    Definition and definition of Freight Forwarding

    Freight Forwarding is a company that has business in the field of freight forwarding, freight forwarding can also function as EMKL (Shipping Expedition Ship), Sailing, Customs Service, even can also serve as door to door delivery.

    Transportation Management Services (freight forwading) is a business activity aimed at stewardship of all activities necessary for the implementation of the delivery and receipt of goods through transportation either by land, sea or air. In this case freight forwading activities may include activities:

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    Qualities And Features A Good Freight Forwarding Company Should Have

    Businesses involved in the import and export industry will usually benefit greatly from working with a freight forwarding company. This is because such companies offer a lot of advantages. For one, leveraging the experience and resources of a reputable forwarding company can free up a business of a substantial amount of valuable resources including manpower and time. This in turn will permit you to reallocate these resources toward other important operations that can directly impact your business.

    Freight forwarding companies can also perform a wide range of services which often require a sizeable investment of time, money and manpower, should you choose to perform these in-house. These services include customs clearance, documentation, insurance and inventory management. Forwarding service providers can also give your business a good measure of protection, ensuring that your products reach their intended destination promptly. You can rely on someone who will ensure that the goods are released by customs without any hitch because the necessary paperwork has been completed.

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    Logistic Truck Operational Costs Burdened by Driver and Fuel Cost (BBM)

    JAKARTA – Driver and fuel costs become the biggest cost component in logistic truck operations in Indonesia.

    Data from the Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI) quoted by Bisnis on Wednesday (9/8/2017) showed that the transportation sector consumes 20% of total national final energy consumption.

    While 97% of the total consumption is using fuel oil (BBM). Other costs include driver’s salary (37%), 98% maintenance) and tire (2%).

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