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Today the demand shipping forwarder are necessities and are used by many people. So, how many shipping method today, which is the way? Should use the service freight of what unit? Invite you to read through the article below!

Everything about the method of delivery shipping

The method of shipping goods popular today

Currently, there are 5 methods of transport common to be applied is:

1. Road transport

Road transport – modal freight the most popular today

Road transport – modal freight the most popular today

This is the shipping method, using the moving vehicles such as cars, trucks, containers, trailers towing cars,... to haul cargo to the partner customer.

ADVANTAGES
  • Flexible, can transport cargo to any location, including the locations difficult and isolated.
  • Shipping time is short, in accordance with the type of cargo to be transported faster.
  • Can transport goods in large volumes.
  • The transport costs are relatively low.
CONS
  • Consuming fuel and pollute the environment.
  • The ability to transport is limited by the conditions, terrain, weather.
  • Freight charges can be as high when shipping goods over long distances.

Road transport is the mode of shipping most popular today, accounting for about 70% of the total volume of goods shipped in the world. This method is suitable with the kind of mass medium and small, need fast shipping, and flexibility.

2. Sea freight

The sea is also a method of shipping freight are favoured

The sea is also a method of shipping freight are favoured

This is the mode of shipping used boats to transport goods on sea.

ADVANTAGES
  • Ability to transport large volumes of goods can be up to millions of tons.
  • The transport costs are low, consistent with the type of restaurant has a large mass, transport distance is long.
  • Can transport cargo to any country in the world.
  • Shipping time long, in accordance with the types of goods do not need fast shipping.
CONS
  • The shipping time is long, can be up to several weeks or months.
  • Depends on weather conditions, rough seas can affect safety.
  • The ability of communication is limited by the geographical conditions, for example, can not shipping via the inland waterways.

Sea transportation is the mode of shipping most important in freight international, accounted for about 80% of the total volume of goods shipped in the world. This method is suitable with all kinds of large volume transport distance is long, don't need fast shipping.

3. Air freight

Air freight is used by many people because it is quite safe and fast

Air freight is used by many people because it is quite safe and fast

Air freight is the shipping method used the aircraft to haul goods on not. This method has the advantages and disadvantages:

ADVANTAGES
  • Duration fastest shipping, in accordance with the type of cargo to be transported faster.
  • Safe rate of accidents aviation very low.
  • Can transport to any location in the world.
CONS
  • The transport costs are high, in accordance with the kind of high-value, need fast shipping.
  • The ability to transport is limited by the volume and size of the row.
  • Depends on the weather conditions, storms can affect safety.

Air freight is the shipping method in accordance with the kind of high-value, need fast shipping. This method is usually used to transport goods, export goods, perishable goods emergency.

4. Rail transport

Rail transport not so common as air, sea and road

Rail transport not so common as air, sea and road

Rail transport is the mode of shipping used the tractor and wagon to haul goods on rails. This method has the advantages and disadvantages:

ADVANTAGES
  • Ability to transport large volumes of goods can be up to thousands of tons.
  • The transport costs are low, consistent with the type of restaurant has a large mass, transport distance is long.
  • Can transport to any location in the railway going through.
  • Shipping time stable, less affected by weather conditions.
  • Safety, the accident rate rail low.
CONS
  • The shipping time longer than road transport and air transport.
  • The ability to transport is limited by the volume and size of the row.
  • Depends on the railway system, the railroad can be damaged congestion.

Rail transport is the shipping method in accordance with the type of restaurant has a large mass, transport distance is long, don't need fast shipping. This method is usually used to transport goods, export goods, raw materials, fuel, mineral,...

5. Pipeline transport

Pipeline transport specialized used to transport gas, gas...

Pipeline transport specialized used to transport gas, gas...

Pipeline transport is the transportation method using the pipes for transporting all kinds of liquid and gas. This method has the advantages and disadvantages:

ADVANTAGES
  • Ability to transport large volumes of goods can be up to millions of tons.
  • The transport costs are low, consistent with the type of restaurant has a large mass, transport distance is long.
  • The shipping time fast, stable.
  • Safety, the accident rate pipe low.
CONS
  • Only suitable with all kinds of liquid and gas.
  • Difficulties in the construction and maintenance of piping systems.
  • Depends on the terrain, geology.

In addition, there is some shipping method like other inland river transport, multimodal transport, combined transport,...

You should choose the shipping method which is suitable depends on the factors such as the type of goods, the volume of goods, range shipping, shipping time, shipping cost,...

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