How shippers can save money on ocean shipping

Horton, Steve
March 2006
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/6/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p66
Presents steps for shippers to follow to obtain the best possible combination of rates and service parameters in an ocean transportation service contract. Factors to consider in the request-for-proposal process; Rationale for allowing enough time for the negotiation process; Benefits of meetings during the life of a contract.


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