Transport and Logistics

Barely ordered, already delivered

Technical translations help make sure you always make your deliveries on time

One could say that smooth international networks are more important in logistics than in any other industry. Globalization and the increasing speed of international commerce are continuously pushing up the volume of international transport, while the international flow of goods has long since become part and parcel of everyday business for retailers. National and international supply chains are rigorously organized and do not allow delays; after all, customers and partners are demanding and expect punctual deliveries. Mistranslated documents, for instance safety instructions or customs documents, can cost a lot of time if they cause damage to the goods and products, or problems in cross-border transport.

Faultless communication between everyone involved

Communication between suppliers, producers, distributors and agents needs to proceed without a hitch in order to withstand the ever increasing pressure of time and competition. Contracts, operating procedures and additional information on transport fastenings and storage needs to be provided in the languages spoken by those who will use the information. After all, correct handling and storage of the goods at all times is only possible if everyone involved understands the instructions given.

We translate your freight documents quickly and reliably to meet the requirements in each country, to ensure that language barriers do not hold up your deliveries. To do this, we work with specialist translators holding additional qualifications in the logistics industry. We also use modern software (translation memories) and will produce a glossary to meet your particular requirements if it is needed. This is how we guarantee consistent adherence to your company’s specific vocabulary alongside international standards. By doing so, we help fosterinternal communication efficiency, while reducing misunderstandings in dealings with partners and government agencies. Correctly adapted safety instructions and customs declarations are like oil in the gears of the supply chain, contributing to faster processes and lower costs.

Over 500 specialist translators worldwide, on hand 24/7.

You do not even have to leave your system to order a translation. Our API steps in here, automatically transmitting your texts to our system and then re-importing the translations back to your own IT infrastructure. We adapt to suit your ERP system, CMS or in-house development environment. This way you can be certain that your customs documents, manuals and other documents will be translated quickly and efficiently. Over 500 verified specialist translators are on hand around the world for the transport and logistics industry alone.

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