What is international logistics?

The economic, technological, political, social, and cultural evolution on a global scale generates the communication and exchange of ideas between countries. International Logistics creates dynamic commercial relationships, where industries meet each country’s needs participating in the marketing process.

International logistics is the process by which International Market Demand is satisfied. It allows countries to connect their trade through the exchange of goods generates growth in their economy. 

International-logistics-process

When marketing a product, each country must have a positioning strategy analyzed before the sale. Marketing points are identified, starting with the distribution to take the products from one place to another.

The most commonly used transports are by; sea, air, and land, but How do you know which transportation type is ideal for your exportation? 

The answer to this question depends on different evaluated factors:

  • Destination
  • Product value
  • Order volume
  • Delivery time 
  • Political formalities

The process of exchanging goods between countries has regulations to be verified by an international trade department of each country involved in the transaction so that each traded product has these elements that are part of International logistics:

  • Packaging: 

The product to be marketed needs to be protected by packaging that prevents internal shocks or damage and labeled with the product and country of origin information.

  •  Short or long-distance transport:

Refers to the number of transportation media that act as intermediaries to move merchandise from the country of origin to the destination country.

  • Distribution and warehousing:

On each trade route, there are strategic storage locations where companies can store, categorize and protect goods for the process of getting them to their final destination.

  • Customs inspection: 

At this stage, products go through an investigation to verify that international trade guidelines have been complied with, from labeling information to legal formalities and permits.

Due to the complexity level of the International Logistics process, many companies decide not to globalize their operations, choosing to reduce their market, leaving aside the opportunity to increase their income and expand their services to other countries. 

That is why at NCH International Trade Services, having experience of over 25 years, we bring value to you and your customers through specialized customs services to meet all your needs in the process of globalizing your business through international logistics

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