[Podcast] International Freight Shipping Via Marine Vessel: an Overview of Your Options (Ro/Ro, Containerized & Breakbulk)


There are three main options for transporting freight via marine vessel. These options are roll-on/roll-off (Ro/Ro), containerized/flatrack transportation and breakbulk.

Without the proper understanding of, and expectations for, the international transportation service they use, many companies have trouble moving their freight in a time and cost-effective manner. 

In a world of more than 190 countries and multiple avenues for transporting cargo between them, it’s okay if you feel apprehensive whenever the time comes to organize a shipment. 

Questions about each of your international transport options should never go unanswered — especially as you strive to meet customer commitments and organizational deadlines. 

In this episode of Beyond The Road, we go over roll-on/roll-off, containerized/flatrack and breakbulk —  three standard methods for transporting freight internationally via marine vessel to set you up for success when doing so.

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Tags: International Shipping, ATS International, BreakBulk Boxx, Breakbulk Shipping

Zach Ticha

Written by Zach Ticha

Zach started working for ATS International and helping companies around the world move their project cargo since 2016. As a business development specialist until late 2022, Zach enjoyed developing comprehensive transportation concepts, individualized to meet the unique needs of each customer.

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