With the increasing number of forms of international trade, many industries are now willing to import and export, and import and export needs to better trade agency companies, such as international ocean freight forwarders with good service and reliable reputation and foreign trade agencies. Now the business volume of these two types of companies is relatively large, so what are the differences between international ocean freight forwarders and foreign trade agencies?
The international ocean freight forwarding is to transport goods to various places, or import goods from various places to the required areas, so its main service type is mainly transportation, while foreign trade agency mainly helps customers exchange documents, transfer customers and pass the procedures. It is handled in a reasonable way, so it mainly provides customers with services in terms of documents for import and export products. Therefore, it is determined that there are differences in service types between international ocean freight forwarders with good service and good reputation and foreign trade agencies.
The international ocean freight forwarders mainly provide freight forwarding services, which can help customers to import the goods they need by sea, or transport export goods by export, so the main customer groups of such freight forwarders have legal import and export procedures. The foreign trade agencies mainly deals with passing documents. Generally, such agency companies cannot provide the shipping methods required by customers. Therefore, the two types of the ocean freight forwarders are quite different in terms of customer types.
The cooperation methods between the international ocean freight forwarders and customers is transportation service agency, so their customers only need to reach an agreement on transportation with the freight forwarding company to start the cooperation, while foreign trade agencies are different, because foreign trade involves many types of materials, and many Materials can be handled by companies with export qualifications, so there are many aspects of cooperation between these customers and foreign trade ocean freight forwarders.
There is a big difference between the international ocean freight forwarders and the foreign trade agencies. These differences are not reflected in the names of these two types of agents. In fact, a deeper digging can see that these two types of the ocean freight forwarders are in the service category. In terms of the types of customers, there are big differences in the way companies cooperate with them.