We are GFN!
Logistics Ground’s flexible model, using only quality carriers, means you benefit from improved service levels, greater flexibility and time-definite deliveries. Our expertise in transport management and planning allows us to design a solution that meets your needs and also quickly respond to any event disruptions, such as weather.
Integrated Road networks, covering the world. Through our global network of control towers and state-of-the-art technology, we are able to monitor and dynamically react to situations such as adverse weather, additional pick ups or drop offs, or heavy traffic, meaning that your goods are always travelling the most efficient route.
Our non-asset based Road network provides you with flexibility, improved service levels, accelerated delivery, reduced direct and indirect costs and much less complexity.
- Deliver Environmentally Responsible Client Services
- Provide Employees with an Attractive Working Environment
- Be an Active Community Partner
- Maintain High Ethical Standards
- Drive Continuous Improvement
- Freight Security
- Air & Ocean Cargo Insurance
- Our highly efficient customs brokerage
- Clearance and compliance service
- We ensure complete security
Frequently Asked Questions
A Delivery Order is a document issued by the carrier, in exchange for :
- One or all duly endorsed Original Bill(s) of Lading or duly authorised and issued Bank Guarantee (if original bill of lading is lost)
- A Telex Release confirmation from the loading port or principal confirming surrender of one or all Original bills of lading issued for the shipment
- A copy of a Sea waybill issued
releasing the cargo to the legal consignee mentioned in the bill of lading..
Only with this delivery order the consignee can clear the cargo with customs and take delivery of the cargo from the port, terminal, depot or wherever it is stored..
In many cases, importers and exporters make the mistake of assuming that the carrier automatically provides insurance that will cover the cargo. Unfortunately, however, this is false. Unless the company issues you an insurance certificate your shipment is uninsured by the carrier, and it will be under your responsibility. We highly recommend that you ask your potential Freight Forwarder if they offer cargo insurance and their rates.
Here’s one you might not always think to ask. There will be costs at the destination, but these will vary depending on the carrier, the port, and the country of destination, etc. In many cases, the forwarder arranging the shipment can help give you an estimate of these costs, which you or the consignee of the shipment will have to pay at the destination.
Before arranging a shipment to any country, you should first find out if there are any specific regulations or requirements you need to be aware of to export your goods. Your logistics team or any freight forwarder you are considering should be able to inform you. Typically, the requirements are related to the type of cargo you are shipping.
For example, certain food products require a phytosanitary certificate, which must be issued by the US Department of Agriculture. Some countries will not accept your cargo unless the appropriate document has been issued by the proper entity in the country of origin. In cases like this, our team will guide you through the process.
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