Over the last two years the freight industry has been a popular space to launch new technology solutions. Some more notable examples to come out of Australia include Loadmax, Temando, Zoom2u, and more recently Telstra backed FreightExchange.
Placing orders for goods with overseas suppliers can be a daunting prospect. There is a large amount of risk involved when it comes to sending your dollars overseas to someone you may have never met before or have only met a few times. In my previous articles about getting the most out of Alibaba, I went through understanding different types of suppliers and then provided some notes on selecting the best supplier for your needs.