How Shipping Agent works
What is the right provider for your shipment? Or are you in doubt whether your current logistics service provider is still your best option? The best way to find out, is to compare freight quotes. As your online shipping agent we are here to find you quality transportation services against sharp rates. We request quotes from independent logistics service providers, select the best offer and take care of the entire transport for you. Fast and independent: your requirements are central.
Shipping Agent functions as a comparison website for worldwide logistics services. We maintain short lines of communication with experienced and certified logistics service providers in road freight, sea freight, air freight and intermodal transport. We can find you to the best option for your business fast.
From quote request to shipping solution in 5 steps
Request a quote
Request your freight quote by filling out the form on the website. This is entirely without obligation.
On the request form you fill out the origin and destination of the shipment and the date when the goods are to be delivered. In the form’s text box you describe your transport request. Here you can provide a description of the goods you want shipped, as well as indicate your requirements: a specific type of transport, express delivery, or an environmentally-friendly transport solution. You can also indicate whether you need any additional transport services, such as door-to-door transport, warehousing or conditioned transport.
After receiving your request for a quote, we check whether it includes all the required information.
Shipping Agent strives for the optimal solution for your shipment against sharp rates. For a targeted search for the best option, we first analyse your transport request. Therefore, we will contact you should we require additional information regarding your transport request.
Selection of offers
Shipping Agent requests quotations from at least 5 logistics service providers.
Over the course of 14 years Shipping Agent has been selectively and consistently building a network of logistics service providers which each have their own specialty. These are all independent, certified transportation companies with whom we have very positive, long-term experiences. Based on your transport request we select a minimum of 5 logistics service providers who have affinity with your specific request. We ask them to submit an offer.
You receive a quote
We send you the quotation which fits your transport request best.
We compare the submitted freight quotes for you. When comparing the offers we look at the options, conditions and freight rates. Without obligation we then send you the quotation which is the best match, both with respect to the price and conditions.
You decide whether you accept the quotation we offered you.
If you would like to accept our offer, we ask you to send us an assignment confirmation. We then organise the entire transport for you. The financial settlement is in accordance with the offer: no fine print and no unpleasant surprises afterwards.