Supply chain management is a tedious job. You will not need a lot of technical knowhow if you want to start a logistics company. You will get assistance with things like, clearance certificate, shipment insurance for your goods, import export consultancy, forwarding any raw materials for processing, and many more options apart from courier assistance alone.
If you are a media firm and you need your newspapers and magazines to be shipped and distributed, then transport companies can do that for you. You can send across the consignment of a variety of print materials, like, periodicals, yellow pages, fliers, brochures, directories, branding material, at your customer’s address using these services.
These are the assistance and options that the transport companies provide to their customers and other businesses.
• Giving clearance certificate of imported goods.
• They also provide recovery of any claims made on these goods.
• They also forward exported goods to the respective retailers, wholesalers, and manufacturing factories.
• They can send any cargo by air, road, rail, or the sea.
• They have insurance facilities for all kinds of shipment. They also provide consultation with regard to the same.
• They will also provide you the assistance of labor when it comes in bulk packaging for storage in the warehouse.
• They are made available during holidays as well. So, round the clock, if you have a shipment to send across, they are made available for pick up and handing over.
• Also, if you are a wholesaler, all of your cargo will be distributed to your customers on their correct addresses.
Before opting for a logistics firm, get your survey done for all the options and facilities that they provide. Also, each of this firm has their own set of terms and conditions for shipment and delivery and also loss of any package. You must always look at a list of options and get a better deal. You can carry out an online or an offline survey. You can also look at the reviews of these firms and make an informed decision. Though, most of these firms have set number of available options and facilities, if you have a special requirement, then you have to place a special query to check if they can provide you that facility or not.
Most of the manufacturing businesses and factories have tie ups with logistic companies. You will also get a messenger service option when you use their assistance. That is, if you need any special documents to be handed over to a specific person, then you can use this option that they provide. Privacy and security are highly regarded apart from protecting the goods and consignments of their customers.