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How to Choose the Right Freight Forwarder for International Shipping

how to choose the right freight forwarder

As we mentioned in a previous article, freight forwarders are a key figure for international shipping, as they coordinate the entire process, acting as a mediator between importer, exporter, and carriers, working on the required formalities, and advising their clients to always find the best fit for each shipment.

The role played by freight forwarders in international shipping

Various actors are involved in international shipping: from the importer and exporter to the carrier or shipping line, but also freight forwarders.

The main difference between the carrier and the freight forwarder is the role they play in the process […]

The rise of green logistics


Sustainability continues to be in the spotlight of the logistics chain. Up to 800 million tons of co2 emissions worldwide come from logistical processes, and more specifically, from maritime transport. This figure represents 2.5% of the planet’s total co2 emissions.

A wide range of regulations and goals push logistics operators to offer more sustainable solutions. Specifically, Spain plans to reduce its 336 million tons of CO2 emissions to 80 MT by 2050. At a global scale, the International Maritime Organization has imposed a new limit on sulphur emissions from maritime transport, which will enter into force next year […]

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 […]

EccoFreight: 5 Years Driving Sustainable Logistics Forward


A few days ago, the EccoFreight team gathered together to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the company as a sustainable logistics operator.

The members of EccoFreight Madrid, EccoFreight Valencia and EccoFreight Sevilla reunited for a whole weekend to celebrate the company’s achievements in its first five years of activity, review the company’s latest developments, and to look into the future of EccoFreight’s sustainable logistics project with optimism.

Throughout its first five years of activity, EccoFreight has consolidated a staff comprised of 30 employees distributed among its three offices, working together to cover the air, sea and land […]