28 November 2016
The driver shortages and increased capacities that have hit the over-the-road (OTR) shipping sector have prompted businesses to find other means of transporting their shipment. Intermodal shipping allows the transportation of freight in an intermodal container. Intermodal containers can be transported using different modes, including trucks, planes, trains, and barges without offloading and reloading the cargo. They offer a more efficient and reliable option as compared to OTR shipping. Are you thinking about switching to intermodal transportation, but are not sure whether it is ideal for your business?
17 February 2016
When exporting goods to another country, you may need to use a freight forwarding service. This is a service that picks up your goods at an airport, railway station, or dock, and then forwards it to its final destination. Working with freight forwarders may be confusing to a company that is new to exporting goods, but it's vital that you understand how this type of service operates and what is involved.