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Exporting: The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably, Second Edition by Laurel J. Delaney

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© Laurel J. Delaney  2016

Laurel J. Delaney, Exporting, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2193-8_21

21. Booking, Marking, Labeling, and Insuring

Laurel J. Delaney

(1)Ste LL, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.

—Benjamin Franklin

Many US companies lose more business in moving products overseas than in any other phase of the export process. In this chapter, I’ll explain what the reason for this is and take you through the final steps of sending off your large-volume shipment. I’ll also show you how to book your order with a global freight forwarder and how to pack, mark, and insure your cargo for a safe and timely delivery to your customer.

As I discussed in Chapter 18, an experienced global freight forwarder is ...

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