A freight forwarder is a company that organizes the international freight and/or domestic movement of goods for individuals or businesses and their role is to move goods from one part of the world to another. On top of organizing the physical movement of the goods, they also help with all the paperwork required, they organize the local customs and quarantine clearance of the cargo. A good freight forwarder will also ensure the goods travel in the most economical and efficient way to reduce lead times and costs to the companies and people they work for.