How to Get the Best from Your Freight Forwarder

Host: D2N2 Growth Hub

Location: Online - Webinar

Date: Friday, 25th September 2020 at 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Cost: FREE

This webinar is hosted by the D2N2 Growth Hub, East Midlands Chamber and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

How to Get the Best from Your Freight Forwarder: Is it really just about 'saving a fiver'?

The webinar will cover:

  • The freight forwarding industry – who is involved 

  • The benefits of using BIFA members to move your goods 

  • Incoterms and the problem of routed cargo! 

  • Selection criteria – what standards to look for when employing forwarders 

  • Communications and administration 

  • Using and monitoring your forwarders – building long-term relationships and avoiding problems – making bookings and obtaining quotations 

  • SLA’s – agreeing performance standards 

  • Review of the programme and a things-to-do list! 

Who Should Attend?

Businesses that trade internationally. This webinar is aimed at SMEs.

Please note that preference will be given to businesses based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire for this webinar.  


  • 2.00pm - 2.45pm - Webinar presentation

  • 2.45pm - 3.00pm - Break

  • 3.00pm - 3.45pm - Webinar presentation

  • 3.45pm - 4.00pm - Q&A

Speaker Information

Steve Townsley has been working in International Trade over 47 years – working in manufacturing as an exporter/importer and as a “freight mover”. He has run a training business for over 20 years and continuously designs, develops and delivers International Trade training programmes from beginners’ courses through to degree level. He has worked with many blue-chip Companies along with Government departments universities and Chambers of Commerce– both as general and bespoke programmes



Book Your Place

This webinar will be delivered via Go To webinars. To register for a place complete the booking form.

Any questions please speak to your dedicated Events and Engagement Officer – Bryony Delahaye  - 07741 904395

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