Role Of Freight Forwarder! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Role Of Freight Forwarder! Trivia Facts Quiz

A freight forwarder is a person or a company that organizes shipment for corporations or individuals and that get goods from the producer to a customer, a market, or if you prefer a final point of destination. So, how much do you know about freight forwarder? If you believe you know everything about them, take our quiz and see if you can pass it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the basic functions of forwarders?
    • A. 

      To package the shipments

    • B. 

      Arrange the carriage

    • C. 

      Arrange the carriage by contracting  with various carriers

    • D. 

      Arrange the carriage by contracting  with customs

  • 2. 
    What is the main role of a forwarder?
    • A. 

      To act as an expert in logistics network

    • B. 

      To work as a link between two points

    • C. 

      To act as a customs specialist

    • D. 

      To act as a transport facilitator

  • 3. 
    What are the different shipping modes that a carrier can use
    • A. 

      Ships, airplanes, trucks, and railroads

    • B. 

      Only railroads

    • C. 

      Only ships

    • D. 

      Only trucks and airplanes

  • 4. 
    What type of information is reviewed by a freight forwarder?
    • A. 

      Commercial invoice, shipper's export declarations, and bill of lading.

    • B. 

      Only commercial invoices

    • C. 

      Only shipper's export declarations

    • D. 

      Sender's and receiver's addresses

  • 5. 
    How is the transferring document fee called?
    • A. 

      Fee on entry

    • B. 

      Customs duties

    • C. 

      Ocean freight charges

    • D. 

      Freight charges

  • 6. 
    Where are the ocean freight charges paid at?
    • A. 

      At customs

    • B. 

      At the airport

    • C. 

      At the port of discharge

    • D. 

      At the country of origin

  • 7. 
    Where is information reviewed by freight forwarders reviewed nowadays?
    • A. 

      At customs

    • B. 

      In a paperless environment

    • C. 

      On a web

    • D. 

      On a database

  • 8. 
    How does the FIATA describe the roles of the freight forwarder?
    • A. 

      As the architect of handling of merchandise

    • B. 

      As the architect of trade

    • C. 

      As the architect of communication

    • D. 

      As the architect of transport

  • 9. 
    What is the specialization of some freight forwarders in Europe?
    • A. 

      In the advisory aspect of the job

    • B. 

      In control and verification of goods

    • C. 

      In rail-freight, and collection and deliveries around a large port.

    • D. 

      In packaging of goods

  • 10. 
    What doesn't fall in the line of duty of a forwarder?
    • A. 

      To take care of custom documentation

    • B. 

      To communicate with the customer

    • C. 

      To move the goods

    • D. 

      To check the goods