Shipping entails transporting consignments from one place to another for a fee. The destinations are either local or international. It’s also known as freight forwarding.

As a cargo forwarder, you’ll be in charge of putting together small deliveries into bulk shipments. Transportation of the cargo to the destination is done by aircraft or ocean vessels.

If you’re interested in shipping but do not know how to start a shipping business, here is a guide. Read along to learn about the logistics involved.