Tag Archives: brokers and freight forwarders

Freight Collections – Infographic

Please remember: – AFS International is exclusive to transportation and 100% contingent. – Should we not be able to collect, you owe us nothing.   – International Coverage.– Our results make us the best freight transportation collection agency. Besides, we offer free practical tools to maintain a profitable customer base: Download our eBook Credit & Collections Policy – […]

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Five of the most costly mistakes

These errors generate the most losses for any cargo transport and logistics companies. 1. Failure to resolve any dispute early on. It is very common to experience delays in receivables when the clients are not satisfied with the cargo transport services provided whether due to a delivery delay, merchandise damage or a dispute on an […]

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Alert, Freight Brokers going away!

The new law “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act’’ or ‘’MAP–21’’ is already generating considerable impact among freight brokers in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The increase in the surety bond amount for freight brokers from 10 thousand to 75 thousand dollars has generated a considerable decrease in the number of existing brokers. According […]

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Pending Regulation for the Mexican Freight Intermediaries

The role of the cargo agent in the transportation and logistics industry is fundamental. This makes it incredibly difficult to understand why in this XXI century their activities have not been legally recognized, constituted or regulated by the Mexican government. Whose loss? The fact that the cargo agent is not regulated generates losses and uncertainty for […]

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Past Due Accounts Checklist

”Where you find order, there is character”, said Doménico Cieri Estrada. You need both in order to recover your past due accounts.. Having a Past Due Accounts Checklist in your Accounts Receivables Department will bring the following benefits to you: – It provides clear and strong support to define your internal collections strategy. – It provides basis and foundation […]

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How to get paid!

  If you are an owner operator, trucking company or a freight forwarder, in order to get paid without delay, you will need to produce the following: 1. Signed confirmation rate sheet 2. Signed Bill of Lading 3. Your invoice   Some companies will accept documentation electronically while others will request the original documents.   The […]

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The Mexican Freight Broker

In this article, we will focus on the role of the Mexican freight broker; and above all, the precautions that can be taken before entrusting your exports , imports or cargo transportation logistics . We are aware that Cargo Agents play the important task of solving the problems posed by freight trade commerce. Their main […]

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MAP-21: Through the back door

I would like to comment that after analyzing in detail the new law MAP-21, I noticed, what I consider to be a loophole in the legislation. This bill will allow freight brokers who do not have the resources to get their Surety Bond or Trust Fund on their own to adhere to other freight intermediaries […]

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