As experts in our field, New Horizon Freight Solutions has put together a beginner’s guide to logistics and freight, as done by us in Durban, South Africa. In this blog, we have detailed each of our services and how we compare to the run-of-the-mill shipping company.
As customs clearance specialists, we act as a party authorised by international customs authorities who can certify and manage consignments between countries. Enlisting the help of customs clearance specialists can help you to reduce the waiting times associated with customs and international shipping requirements.
With the help of a customs clearance specialist, the finer details of your shipment will be ironed out ahead of time in the most financially and temporally way possible. Documentation, packing of containers and more will be handled on your behalf to simplify the process for you.
Essentially, customs consulting services are those given to the shipper by a third party such as us, advising the client on the best practices for a smooth and cost-effective customs clearance process. Customs consultants can identify any rebates or incentives that might be available to you as the shipper, whilst minimising customs duties and overpayments, thus reducing the burden of administration overall.
Freight forwarders are a sort of middle man between the shipper and the receiving party, whose responsibility is to ensure that the freight shipment is shipped along the correct channels, at the correct times and of course, before or on the correct date.
New Horizon Freight Solutions is a dock to door company, which means that our freight forwarding deals with the nitty gritty of domestic and international freighting right from the start, through to the date of delivery.
Transportation is also called shipping, and it refers to the physical movement of commodities from one point to another, via land, air or sea freight. Transportation is essentially the core of New Horizon Freight Solutions business. We minimise mishaps and reduce extra fees to ensure you a quick and seamless shipping process.
Rounding out our service offering is our warehousing service, whereby we store various goods in commercial buildings. Warehouses are used extensively by freighting agents, manufacturers, importers, wholesalers, exporters and transportation businesses to keep shipment goods safe. When a shipment is ready for the next step, it can be moved or transported accordingly.