Friday , September 18 2020

FREIGHT BROKER & 3rd Party Logistics (3PL)


CAN A FREIGHT BROKER ALSO BE A 3PL? A freight brokerage can also act as a 3PL (3rd Party Logistics provider) that provides logistical support to businesses, helping them streamline their supply chain and reduce shipping costs. A 3PL can take on the role of a shipping department for the …

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Information about “Billing Adjustment”


  A billing adjustment is an additional charge for services issued after a freight shipment has been delivered. When there is a discrepancy between the freight information provided by the customer at the time of the quote versus the freight information determined by the carrier during transit, a billing adjustment …

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Mandatory details required for hazardous cargo


The transportation of hazardous goods both locally and internationally are subject to various regulations depending on the origin and destination country.. The entities undertaking the transportation of dangerous goods must strictly adhere to these regulations.. For intermodal transport, these rules and regulations may be related to transport within a political or …

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Mandatory details required for the transportation hazardous cargo by road


Hazardous goods can be defined as materials or items with hazardous properties which if not properly controlled, may present a potential hazard to human and animal health and safety, the environment and infrastructure.. Hazardous goods must be classified, packaged, marked, labelled and packed as per the regulations set out by the IMDG …

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Why partial truckload shipping services?

Everyday across America semi trucks with flatbed trailers, dry van trailers, and any other of the numerous types freight and equipment transporting specialized trailers travel highways, interstates, city streets and rural roads to deliver millions of pounds of freight daily. These trucks keep the economy moving, they keep businesses with the supplies and equipment …

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Reefer Vessels


Reefer Vessels: Reefer vessels carry goods that need to be frozen or temperature controlled. They commonly carry things like produce, meat, and fish.   Reefer Ships differ from conventional cargo ships in their design and power generation and electrical distribution equipment The Hull is divided by bulkheads and tween decks into …

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LNG Carriers


LNG Carriers: LNG carriers are specifically made to carry liquefied natural gases   The first LNG carrier Methane Pioneer (5,034 DWT) left the Calcasieu River on the Louisiana Gulf coast on 25 January 1959. Carrying the world’s first ocean cargo of LNG, it sailed to the UK where the cargo was delivered. Subsequent expansion …

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Crude Carriers


Crude Carriers: Crude carriers carry, you guessed it, crude oil. There are two more types of crude oil carriers: VLCC (very large crude carrier) and ULCC (ultra large crude carrier).

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Tanker Vessels


Tanker vessels carry different kinds of liquids, like oil and other chemicals.   A tanker (or tank ship or tankship) is a merchant vesseldesigned to transport or store liquids or gases in bulk. Major types of tankship include the oil tanker, the chemical tanker, and gas carrier.

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Multi-Purpose Vessels


Multi-purpose vessels carry a combination of different types of cargo, and are very versatile – making them very popular vessels for cargo shipping ` A multi–purpose vessel (MPV) is a seagoing shipthat is built for the carriage of a wide range of cargoes. Examples of these cargoes are: wood, steel, building materials, rolls …

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Ro-Ro Vessels


Ro-Ro Vessels: Ro-Ro vessels carry any type of wheeled cargo, which are typically automobiles and heavy machinery.   Roll-on/roll-off (RORO or ro–ro) ships are vessels designed to carry wheeled cargo, such as cars, trucks, semi-trailer trucks, trailers, and railroad cars, that are driven on and off the ship on their …

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Breakbulk Vessels


Breakbulk Vessels: Breakbulk vessels carry different types of goods that need to be loaded individually, like bagged cargo (cement, sugar, flour, etc.), palletized cargo (paint, chemicals, etc.), timber, etc.

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Bulk Vessels


Bulk Vessels: Bulk vessels carry bulk commodities, or ‘loose’ cargo, like grain, coal, iron core, etc. They come in a variety of sizes to suit the amount of cargo freight needing shipped

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Container Vessels:


Container Vessels: Container vessels are the most common mode of transport for shipments in containers, with the most common container sizes being 20’, 40’, and 45’. These types of vessels come in various capacities, and can carry a number of different cargos.   Container ships (sometimes spelled containerships) are cargo ships …

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Some of the most commonly used Cargo ships


Container Vessels Bulk Vessels Breakbulk Vessels Ro-Ro Vessels Multi-Purpose Vessels Tanker Vessels Crude Carriers  LNG Carriers Reefer Vessels   For further details please send email

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