A parcel is a package bearing the name and address of the recipient in order to be routed through the services of a postal service or by express package delivery service to the recipient.
The size can range from a standard mail package to a box large enough to protect what is sent, up to a size that can be transported in a wheelbarrow.
A Full Truck Load (FTL) means enough products (which can be bulk/liquid) to fill a Full Truck Load, or a dedicated truck is preferred for a partial load due to safety or security considerations. The proper selection of the right carriers on their best lanes can maximize hard and soft cost savings. Truckload can be complex and we are here to help you simplify your business.
Over Dimensional Cargo is a cargo that modifies outside the loading deck of the vehicle transporting the cargo. If a truck with loading platform length of 20 feet is loaded with cargo like TMT bars of length 22 feet, then the TMT bars qualifies as Over-Dimension Cargo. If the same TMT bars were loaded on a vehicle with platform length of 22+ feet, it would have been classified as Normal Cargo rather than ODC. This definition of ODC is to resist industry from transporting Normal Cargo unnecessarily as ODC for small economic benefits compromising road user’s safety.
A project transportation (i. e. delivery of entire plants, large consignments of industrial equipment, production lines, etc.) is the most complex cargo transportation type, which implies thorough training and requires maximum team work to arrange the cargo delivery.
A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods. Warehouses are used by manufacturers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, transport businesses, customs, etc. They are usually large plain buildings in industrial areas of cities, towns and villages.
They usually have loading docks to load and unload goods from trucks. Sometimes warehouses are designed for the loading and unloading of goods directly from railways, airports, or seaports. They often have cranes and forklifts for moving goods, which are usually placed on ISO standard pallets loaded into pallet racks. Stored goods can include any raw materials, packing materials, spare parts, components, or finished goods associated with agriculture, manufacturing and production. In India, a warehouse may be referred to as a godown.
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