The man who first faced with the problem of transportation of any cargo from point A to point B, may at first seem like enough to choose the most inexpensive transportation and pay for shipping. In fact, Logistics – a task that can not stand superficial approach. What information about the traffic you need to know, first confronted with this problem in order to transport a problem for you was not? Decide whether the company, which arranges transportation of goods? If the timing of delivery, transport rates and cargo integrity depends on many things, then you need to call the shipping company. Employees of such companies know all about what needed documents for transporting goods across the border, well aware of issues of customs clearance of goods, they know exactly what mode of transport suitable for carriage in such a place of such a cargo, and how much it will cost customer. In addition, the services of transportation companies necessarily includes the protection of goods (by customer request), informing the client about where the goods are located at any stage of transportation, shipment or storage. If you intend to use the services of the transport company, do not forget that you have the entire load was required documents, to set a date on which your goods must be delivered to the place. What, then, are transportation? – Long-distance and international shipping. International most time-consuming and are associated with the inspection of cargo at customs and the customs formalities.
The choice of transport on which cargo is transported through customs, it is very important and affects the delivery time. – Multimodal and intermodal transportation. Intermodal is a type of transportation of goods by one or more modes of transport. But transshipment not performed. Multimodal transport offers the possibility of trans-shipment.
For example, the load being taken by rail, and then reloaded into the car for the future of transportation. The most common forms of transport for transport: Railway transportation is convenient for delivery of large amounts of cargo, oversized and heavy equipment at distances of over 400 km. Important plus Railway Transport – Reliable in any weather. With the help of the train is not desirable expensive to transport the finished product. Trucking – the most convenient form of transportation. The advantages are its portability, versatility and the ability to deliver 'up to the customer's door. " Ocean freight – this type of traffic, featuring a very low cost. Most often, the marine mode of transport used in international transport. Just a few types of services transportation companies: – delivery of partial loads – this kind of transportation, which greatly reduces the cost of transportation of the entire party. He concludes that the company takes orders the carrier to transport freight from various customers, keeps them in their warehouse, consolidates them according to destination, and carries a single party. – Cargo insurance can save you from serious financial loss in case of damage or theft of cargo. Transporting companies often have cooperated with the insurance companies that will save you from having to find a reliable insurer. – Protection and maintenance of cargo forwarding is useful to you if you carry valuable cargo or route your cargo will pass through areas where there is a danger of theft of cargo.