Small business owners generally have had very limited opportunities to expand their business globally. However, ever since the year 2014, online shopping has grown to billions of customers; and this has resulted in creating new markets for sellers worldwide! This has opened new doors for small businesses to take their business global to new geographies and customers. But, it isn’t easy at all. There are many complexities involved with international business. And, one of the most important aspects to consider is the transportation of your goods in and out of your country.
A smart global logistics solution is what you need. If you are running a domestic business and have a good hold on the dealings you do within your country, it does not mean that it will be an effective solution to your global business as well. You will need to create new logistics solutions that are tailored for global businesses. There are a lot of considerations you will need to make before opting for going global. Here are the most important ones:
When we think of global transportation, the first thing that comes to mind is air freight because shipping cargo by air seems to be the most common and easiest methods accepted globally. However, you will also need to consider ocean shipping depending on the needs of specific shipments. So, you will need to work with a logistics provider who is experienced in handling any kind of international shipping, may it be by air or sea. The right shipping service will be able to provide top-quality service at an affordable price, just perfect for your business.
Custom and laws
Another very important consideration is taking care of all the import-export laws and customs involved while shipping cargo between countries. Every country has its own laws, and you need to abide by them. If you partner with an experienced logistics company, they will know the ins and outs of dealing with customs and all the necessary laws so that you can be sure of legal dealings.
Warehousing and distribution system
Going global means having huge amounts of stock, which means requiring lots of space to store your inventory. It is advisable to outsource all your warehousing and distribution requirements to a third party rather than handling it yourself. If you want to do it all by yourself, you will need to be sure about strategically managing your orders and inventory across multiple markets. Outsourcing will not only save you all the hassles but, will also save on space and management costs.
Why Jayem Logistics?
Jayem Logistics has a global presence in international freight forwarding via both air and ocean through a strong and reliable network of agents and partners. It has a staff of more than 50, and operations in various cities across the country including Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi and Kolkata. With airport and sea port licenses, Jayem Logistics has been successfully delivering cargo from India to different countries like North America, South America, Europe, Africa and (Intra) Asia since the past 30 years. So, if you are planning to expand your domestic business by going global, you can scale to new heights by partnering with this reputed and renowned company who along with being the top logistics service provider in India, is also the largest warehousing company in India.