Freight Forwarding Process! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Freight Forwarding Process! Trivia Facts Quiz

One can tell that freight forwarding must involve a lot of procedures in order for shipments to be handled properly and to minimize the risks that come with this type of business. It looks like it might be complex, but if you have some kind of knowledge about it , you might be able to complete our quiz successfully. Take our small quiz and see if you can recognize some of the processes covered here.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the main role of a freight forwarder?
    • A. 

      To act as an expert in logistics network

    • B. 

      To act as an export in handling merchandise

    • C. 

      To act as an agent between before ports of entry

    • D. 

      To act as a fee negotiator for people doing import/export

  • 2. 
    What are the shipping modes used by a carrier?
    • A. 

      Ships, airplanes, railroads, and trucks

    • B. 

      Ships only

    • C. 

      Plane only

    • D. 

      Plane and trucks

  • 3. 
    What type of information is reviewed by the freight forwarder?
    • A. 

      Bill of lading

    • B. 

      Commercial invoicing

    • C. 

      Shippers declaration

    • D. 

      Commercial invoice, shippers export declaration, bill of lading.

  • 4. 
    Who pays for the ocean freight charges?
    • A. 

      The receiver

    • B. 

      The forwarder

    • C. 

      The Importer

    • D. 

      The exporter

  • 5. 
    Where are the ocean freight charges paid?
    • A. 

      At the border of entry

    • B. 

      At the processing plant

    • C. 

      At the port of discharge

    • D. 

      At the port of export

  • 6. 
    What's the meaning of FOB?
    • A. 

      Free of Board

    • B. 

      Free of Bond

    • C. 

      Free of Bill

    • D. 

      Free of Boarding

  • 7. 
    What is the meaning of CFR?
    • A. 

      Cost for Ring

    • B. 

      Cost for Hire

    • C. 

      Cost and Freight

    • D. 

      Cost for Rent

  • 8. 
    What is the other term for international commercial term?
    • A. 

      Coterm

    • B. 

      Ecoterm

    • C. 

      Icoterm

    • D. 

      Incoterm

  • 9. 
    What is an ocean freight forwarder?
    • A. 

      It's an individual in the US that dispatches shipments

    • B. 

      It's a company in the UK that dispatches shipments

    • C. 

      It's an individual/company in the US that dispatches shipments

    • D. 

      It's an individual/company in the China that dispatches shipments

  • 10. 
    How are freight forwarders called in Australia?
    • A. 

      Agents

    • B. 

      Clearance agents

    • C. 

      Customs Clearance Agents

    • D. 

      Customs Agents