Thursday, 28 April 2011

FedEx opens freight forwarding gateway in Chicago

Serving as an air and sea Gateway with expanded distribution services

FedEx Trade Networks has opened its new Chicago, Ill. gateway office, as part of a plan to enhance the Company’s North American infrastructure to facilitate global expansion. The office will provide expanded services to customers, including a full portfolio of freight forwarding, customs brokerage and distribution solutions.

The FedEx Trade Networks Chicago office, located at 1101 Busse Road, Elk Grove Village, has more than 9,662 m2 of space, with more than 7,897 m2 dedicated to distribution, and is strategically located with easy access to Chicago O'Hare International airport and intermodal rail facilities.

The office's proximity to the airport and rail yards, and onsite warehouse and distribution capabilities, enables the FedEx Trade Networks Chicago office to serve as a gateway to support the end-to-end supply chain needs of the Company's freight forwarding and customs brokerage customers. In utilising a gateway operating model in Chicago, the Company can provide highly efficient and cost effective entry/exit point solutions for consolidated, heavy weight, international cargo shipments.

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Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Send a Parcel Worldwide with Transglobal Express has received a facelift. We not only look a little bit prettier, but accessing quotations is now even easier when you are logged in via your account.

Once logged in, our quotation form lists your top 5 most common parcel delivery destinations. For our business customers who are regularly sending large shipments throughout the day, this will save you valuable time and speed up the process of receiving your quotation.

Visit and have a look at our website - feel free to leave us some feedback with your thoughts about the new look via this blog.

Booking business parcel delivery services has never been easier, visit today.

Monday, 18 April 2011

Why use courier companies instead of postal services?

Do you run a business which delivers goods to international clients? If you do, you should consider using courier services. Today, many business owners choose courier companies over regular mail services because they offer great services such as:
On-time delivery – Once you have hired an international courier company then there is no need to worry about the delivery times. Due to increasing competition in the world of logistics, all courier companies ensure that their shipments reach their destination on time.

Offers safety – One of the best things about courier companies is that they offer good levels of safety to goods that are to be shipped. They make the use of strong containers which help to protect the goods from damage and adverse weather conditions. 

Door-to-door services – The best thing about courier companies is that they can pick up goods from your warehouse and deliver them at your client’s doorstep. This means that you do not have to take your goods to the courier company’s office in the same way you have to with postal services.

Packaging services – Compared to postal services, the courier company can help you package up your shipment. They ensure that your goods are properly packed so they remain safe at the time of transition.

Tracking services – Nowadays, the courier company will use the latest tracking technology to track the location of the goods. This feature allows you to plan your delivery time and hence means the company benefits from enhanced customer service.