Transporting your shipment from one place to another can be stressful and risky but it can be an easy task if done with proper planning and understanding.
Get through this article to get amazing tips on how you can your logistics sorted with ease.
MAKE A LIST
One of the most important reasons for making a list is the organization. Organizing your tasks with a list can make everything much more manageable and make you feel grounded. It is advised to divide your list into different divisions and further into subdivisions. Divisions can be as follows Packing, Documents, Important Dates, etc.
KEEP YOUR HAWB NUMBER HANDY
HAWB stands for House Air Waybill, which is issued by a freight forwarder to a shipper after the receipt of a shipment. HAWB signifies a confirmation that the forwarder is to deliver the shipper's goods to an agreed named place.
This is the unique number id that will easily help you identify your shipment. Keeping this number handy will help you get easy updates from your shipper.
GET YOUR DOCUMENTS SORTED
In order to clear your shipment internationally, there are a set of documents that are compulsory. Make sure the information on all of these documents is proper as your clearance will be filed according to the information provided on these documents. Following are the important documents Invoice, Packing List, GSTIN Certificate, KYC Documents
STAY IN TOUCH
It is important to stay in the loop with your shipper and supplier until your shipment has been successfully transited. But for effective and efficient communication it is important to know what is the preferred mode of communication of your shipper or else you won't get a proper update and it can be frustrating. Generally, email is the preferred mode of communication.
READ INTERNATIONAL NEWS
It is important to stay updated with the current global news as it may directly affect your shipment. Also, it is important to keep an eye on any new foreign policies that are released by the Indian Government or the respective country government where you are either importing or exporting goods.