Your 3PL partner needs specific information in order to accurately schedule your shipment. Set yourself up for a successful delivery by providing the key information outlined below. With so many different modes and service types to choose from, providing the complete details of your shipment will ensure that the best choice is made so your goods […]
The industry linear foot rule has changed. Read below to see how this will effect your LTL shipments and how you can avoid extra charges. Linear (lineal) Foot: The dimensions of each handling unit calculated using the maximum length, width, and height. The industry linear foot rule has changed from an average of 12-14’ […]
In order for your invoice to be accurate, filling out the bill of lading (BOL) correctly is the first step. Many times shippers will provide the carrier with the InterChez BOL, and then also provide their own BOL. This can cause confusion for the carrier when the information varies on the paperwork. When multiple BOL’s […]
Translation services allow you to effectively communicate the same message across different languages and cultures. Utilizing qualified linguists establishes your credibility by ensuring your message is accurately conveyed and perceived. By harnessing the power of language, you can avoid communication errors while appealing to new cultures. Overcoming language barriers not only expands your reach into […]
Shipping documents can cause a headache even for the seasoned shipper. Make it an international shipment and the headache can just get bigger. To avoid costly delays or unnecessary penalties and fees, make sure that your international shipments have all the required paperwork. Here’s a breakdown of the documentation that should accompany every international shipment. […]
Freight claims for your damaged or lost products can be difficult and time-consuming. InterChez can help by mitigating the process, providing the right information, and you benefit from the relationships we have with the carriers. We offer the following freight claims services: What is a claim? If in the event that a […]
The mandatory container weight verification goes into effect July 1, 2016, read here to see how you can stay compliant.
When insufficient information to properly classify a shipment is on the original BOL, a NMFC Item number 999998-XX may be used to classify the shipment. Listed below is valuable information on when the carrier may apply this item number. If you contact InterChez prior to shipping, we will provide you with the proper NMFC number and freight […]