FAQs

Transporting Logistics

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The term BULK refers to dry cargoes such as iron ore, grain, coal, alumina, and phosphorus that are transported in bulk and loaded directly in the holds of the ship. BREAK BULK refers to transactions in which cargoes are transported in unitized form, such as palletized, bagged, strapped, wrapped, drummed, and crated, as well as non-unitized general cargo.met, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Break Bulk, Multi-Purpose, or General Cargo vessels transport these breakbulk cargoes and come in a range of sizes and forms, including Single Decker, Tween Decker, and Box Holds.

The Air Waybill (AWB) is the title document for commodities travelling by air and is a non-negotiable, Commercial invoice. A packing list is a list of the contents of a box that completes the details on the invoice that the sender must issue, Authorization for customs clearance.

ETA stands for estimated time for arrival. ETA is calculated based on a) Time to load orders in a trip and b) Travel time to reach the customer’s location.

Route optimization is the process of calculating the most cost-efficient route to reach a destination. It merges factors like the number of orders, multi-stops, traffic congestion, selection of the nearest drivers, location, etc., improving the speed of delivery and reduction in the carbon footprint.

Yes, we could argue that ocean freight is one of the cheapest options available for international shipments. It is roughly ten times more affordable compared to air freight. Best suited for stable supply chain requirements.

There are no special containers for multimodal transport. In general, the containers are application-specific than mode-specific. E.g. Open-side containers are suited for transport high volume goods, cisterns for liquids and gases etc.

It can use the multimodal transport tracking number for this purpose. It can feed Airway Bill / Bill of Lading in the tracking system to find the status of the MMT shipment