International Shipping? Domestic Shipping? Simplify the freight industry with the basics.
As a consumer, the freight industry can be a very confusing place. Littered with industry jargon, abbreviations, and complexities it's no wonder consumers are crying out for a resource to help them navigate this multi-trillion dollar industry.
To help ease the confusion, we have provided some of the freight basics.
The logistics industry is a very complex beast that can cost people a lot of money if they do not know what they are doing. Shipping remains to be the hardest part of any business, and it is mostly due to lack of knowledge. We hope to be able to educate people on the best way to ship their items around the world.
The logistics industry is broken down into 2 main categories:
Any shipping that happens within a country’s borders
Shipping that crosses countries’ borders
Within each of those there are multiple ways to ship and is dependent on many different factors, which include:
How quickly a shipment must be transported
How large the item(s) are to transport
How many of the item(s) need to be transported at once
How often a person ships item(s)
What type of origin and destination the item(s) are shipping to and from
Different ways to ship freight:
This is the fastest way to ship freight. There are many regulations on this type of shipping and generally is the most expensive form of shipping. It can both be domestic or international
This is a slowest way to ship freight, but the most inexpensive way to ship internationally
This can be both speedy and slow depending on type of trucking done. Trucking can both be international and domestic. International truck shipping generally is done only between neighboring countries.
This is the slowest type of domestic shipping, and generally the least expensive way to ship domestically
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