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The role played by IATA agents in air freight

The role played by IATA agents in air freight

Although maritime transport is the predominant mode of shipping goods internationally, in certain cases the process requires the combination of several types of transport, i.e. it requires intermodal or multimodal transport services.

Air transport of goods provides a higher speed than that provided by other shipping alternatives and is sometimes a necessary step to ensure the correct shipment of goods.

Air freight: freight forwarder, freight agent and IATA agent

Three key figures can be mentioned in the air transport of goods: the freight forwarder, the freight agent, and the IATA agent.

A freight forwarder is responsible for […]

Freight forwarders as sustainability advisors in the supply chain

freight forwarders sustainability advisors

In its January 9 issue, Diario del Puerto featured the milestones hit by EccoFreight during the last year and the challenges ahead.

With sustainability in the spotlight of the logistics sector, many of the companies that take part in the supply chain have decided to look for a less polluting alternative in logistics management, thinking of freight forwarders as sustainability advisors in the supply chain.

Ever since it was founded in 2014, EccoFreight has focused its freight forwarding services on the assessment and reduction of the carbon footprint of its customers’ logistics operations.

In more than five years, the firm […]

Spanish magazine Logística Industrial 2000 features EccoFreight’s latest developments

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EccoFreight on Logistica Industrial 2000 magazine

Recently, Logística Industrial 2000 magazine, a Spanish publication specializing in the logistics sector, reported on the latest developments of EccoFreight, highlighting the company’s latest efforts in the area of sustainable logistics.

The article goes over the history of the company, which celebrated its fifth anniversary in 2019, highlighting that EccoFreight’s turnover amounted to 28 million Euros in 2018, with more than 21,000 containers shipped.

The media refers to the company’s commitment to improving sustainability in the logistics chain, its main commitment since it was founded in 2014: “Ever since we founded the company, we have […]

The Importance of Hiring a Freight Forwarder for International Logistics Operations



Managing the international shipments of your business can be quite a headache: coordinating inland, sea and air freight, insurance work, choosing the right packaging, carrying out customs formalities, verifying the legal implications, managing storage, distributing goods…

It is not only about making sure that the shipment arrives at its destination in perfect conditions, but also about making sure that the process runs out smoothly in an efficient way, both in terms of time and in terms of budget. We’re definitely talking about a complex task.

Therefore, if your business needs a comprehensive solution to take care of all […]