All-Forward is a digital solution platform designed to empower businesses to trade freight easily around the world. With over 6000 offices registered from more than 160 countries, All-Forward is the fastest-growing freight forwarders network. This comprehensive guide offers step-by-step instructions and highlights the key benefits of joining All-Forward. From registration and finding global partners to maximizing reach and gaining trust through transparent profiles, the platform provides a seamless and efficient experience for freight forwarders as well as importers and exporters. We believe in supporting our members and the business community, so you will see that all our tools are accessible also in the free membership (to different extents).
Start by joining the platform. There are two primary types of membership: Freight Forwarder and Importer/Exporter. If you're a freight forwarder, you'll have free access to thousands of forwarders as well as to direct customers’ quote requests. If you're an importer/exporter, creating an account is fast, easy, and secure, and you can book your shipment in minutes as well as to ask a quote from any of the forwarders in our network. Signing up for the All-Forward Platform provides the ultimate solution for booking and management of your shipments. You can quickly register here
2. Finding Partners Globally & Creating your own “network within network”
Once you've registered to our Forwarders Network, you can start to connect with members and build relationships with other freight forwarders with just a click. You can find partners from anywhere in the world: North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, and South America, ready to work with you. Our user-friendly directory can be filtered by countries, services, last login, A-Z etc. Once you find a partner you like, you can go to his homepage in a click and review the details. This is also where you can send him a partnership request. You’re not limited in the number of partnership requests you can ask, or number of partners you can have, even as a free member: Click to Search the Directory
3. Maximizing Global Reach with a personal touch
Your profile on All-Forward is a powerful digital business card that showcases your expertise, experience, certificates, and achievements. This serves as an opportunity to create a captivating impression, attracting potential partners and clients. It's important to note that even non-members can view your profile, so it's essential to keep it up to date to make the best possible impression.
4. Introduce yourself and your business via the NewsFeed
New to the network? Having a new service? Broadening your cover to new markets? Let your partners know and publish it on the newsfeed. Yes, also in the free membership Visit your Newsfeed
5. Trust & Transparency
We know how important it is to find reliable partners. That is why we offer some additional layers of knowing your partners. Other than what each company writes about itself, you can also look at the reviews they received from other companies (up to 5 stars + text review). We also encourage all our partners to fill the “Trust Score” up to level 2 (or 3 if you’re a Pro member). This gives additional transparency about your business and the opportunity to show your potential partners the certificates you hold, creating more trust in your company and services Update your Trust Score
6. New Business Opportunities Delivered Straight to Your Inbox
Each time a quote request is directed your way, you'll be notified via an email alert as well as a message in your personal dashboard. Responding is seamless - whether you choose to do so through our platform or directly from your email. And when your quote is accepted? We'll keep you in the loop with an email update and a notification in your dashboard.
In Part 1 of this comprehensive guide, we explored the powerful features of All-Forward, a platform designed to streamline shipping operations for freight forwarders, importers, and exporters. From ease of registration to finding global partners, maximizing global reach, building trust, transparency, and seizing new business opportunities, All-Forward With over 6000 offices in more than 160 countries, provides a unified solution even with free membership.
As we venture into Part 2, we will delve deeper into the more advanced capabilities of the All-Forward platform, uncovering the benefits of financial protection for PRO members, exploring live spot rates, and leveraging the in-app chat for seamless communication. Additionally, we'll guide you through managing bookings, real-time shipment tracking, understanding the Freight Rate Index, and offering a free demo for personalized support.