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.
- What is Roll-On/Roll-Off (Ro/Ro) Transportation?
- What is Breakbulk Shipping? [How it Works and How It's Changing]
- What is a Flatrack Container? [And When You Should Use It]
- Why Are Container Shipping Rates So High? [Explanation and Planning Tips]