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Freight Forwarder

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A freight forwarder is a company that specializes in the transportation of goods from one country to another. The term "freight forwarder" was coined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in the 1960s, and has since become a genericized trademark for companies providing such services. Freight forwarders are also known as consolidators or logistics service providers. They provide services such as arranging air cargo shipping, ocean freight forwarding, warehousing, customs brokerage, and trucking.