Today, against the backdrop of Brexit, Brazilians pay close attention to talk of the UK re-invigorating its trade and investments with partners beyond the frontiers of Europe.
When one evaluates business operations, we attempt to find ways to increase our company's operating income. One thing we try to do is to reduce the Cost of Goods Sold by reviewing all relative expenses
In life, it’s so easy to shoot the messenger when the fault lies elsewhere. In our industry, how often is it that the conscientious freight forwarder is made the scapegoat for events which may be way beyond his control? Of course, we’d be the first to recognise that it’s easy to pass the blame when things get heated – especially when deadlines are tight and there’s pressure to move a precious consignment speedily to the other side of the world. After all, we work in a high pressure environment and if you don’t like the heat….. Nevertheless, even the best laid plans can go pear-shaped – especially when ‘Mr Sod’ and ‘Mr Law’ start getting involved.
As simple and to the point as they may sound, these are two great questions to ask and ones we are frequently confronted with – particularly by UK companies who’ve never used the services of a freight forwarder before. Often, firms have reached a stage in their business development where the on-going services of an experienced freight forwarder have become an absolute necessity. For others, it might be panic stations because of a sudden requirement to move items from one country to another or across continents.