Consolidation Service

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Consolidation Service

A service in which a company combines several different shipments on a single vessel or airplane in order to extract bulk rates and other favorable treatment from the transportation service. A consolidation service is also called an assembly service, cargo consolidation, and freight consolidation.
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They are customized, offer a high visibility (on SKU level) and often include one or more of the following services: cargo consolidation and de-consolidation, vendor and carrier management, inventory and purchase order management as well as the optimization of freight forwarding services and logistics set-ups.
He observes that up until recently, air cargo consolidation has been dominated by specialists and middlemen with a simple business model--buy space from airlines and sell it at a markup to shippers.
The company offers warehousing services in the territory of the international airport Vantaa, cargo consolidation, sea freight and airfreight (import/export), customs processing of all documents (import/export), multimodal transportations to Russia, including DDP and cargo insurance.
Prague possesses all the attributes to serve as a cargo consolidation center for Central and Eastern Europe," a spokeswoman says.
Since 1974, we have enabled our clients' supply chain success through ocean and air freight forwarding, overland transport, customs brokerage and compliance consulting, cargo consolidation, warehousing and distribution, speciality cargo handling, and project logistics.
Far East shipments have been on a bit of a skid, particularly those from China and that has had an impact on rates as did excess container capacities," said Varuna Wirasinha, vice-president for regional operations at Belgium-headquartered ECU-Line, which specialises in LCL (less than container load) cargo consolidation.
FREIGHT FORWARDING AND CARGO CONSOLIDATION COMPANY TO MORE OF 120 DESTINATIONS IN LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBEAN, MOSTLY AIR CARGO.
We were based mainly in the air import/ export department as well as the cargo consolidation department.
8%, excluding the Aeromexico Cargo consolidation effect the margin was 20.
In view of the shipping information systems, there are many areas that need to be improved, such as shipping route selection aspect, cargo consolidation decision making process, and information exchange area.
Air and surface cargo are delivered to the Theater Consolidation and Shipping Point (TCSP) for cross-docking, tagging, and distribution to maintain cargo in-transit visibility, reduce the amount of trucks utilized for distribution, and build efficiencies through cargo consolidation and delivery routes with scheduled delivery and pick up times.
Achievements gained through cargo consolidation and the Consolidated Cargo On Hand Report include accurate inventories, flexibility for employing multimodal conveyance, improved responsiveness, guaranteed deliverability, and In Transit Visibility to the customer.