Top Reasons You Should Include NVOCCs in Your Bid This Contract Season
Traditionally, BCOs or Beneficial Cargo Owners go straight to the lines (ocean carriers) during negotiations. However, a good contract is a well-balanced contract with regards to utilizing NVOCCs (NVO) and depending on your volumes the Carriers/Lines as well. Below are SimpliShip’s top reasons to include NVOCCs in your contract this season.
This may go against the traditional school of thought but NVOCCs play a critical role in managing capacity on your behalf whether you are a large global enterprise or a medium size Shipper. Historically, many BCOs believe they are getting the best possible outcome when it comes to getting capacity commitments by going straight to the Lines. However, in times of capacity constraints an NVO plays a critical role as they have contracts with many different Carriers and have much more flexibility. So, they may be able allocate your shipment to a Carrier that has space and is willing to take your freight much easier and quicker that you would be able to.