Cargo Companies Definition
Cargo companies transport and deliver freight for residential and commercial shippers. Over 80 cargo companies in the United States provide freight services from and to any point within the country. A few of these companies also conduct their operations on a global scale. Cargo companies typically specialize in one or more modes of transportation.
What are the Types of Cargo Companies?
Cargo companies are categorized according to the modes of transportation employed. They include:
Over the Road Cargo Tractor-trailers account for the bulk of over the road cargo. They service over 70% of the combined tonnage moved in the United States. Numerous national and local trucking companies service our nation. Given the thousands of trucking companies currently in existence in the U.S., people are often spoiled of choice. In most cases, people turn to third party logistics services for assistance.
Rail cargo is used to transport bulk, non-perishable commodities from major cities to major cities or seaports. Unlike the other types of cargo companies, rail cargo is usually subject to challenges in the service areas. However, rail cargo companies are the ideal option when you're looking to transport large volumes of goods at an affordable rate.
Freight is transported in containers. It is one of the most cost-efficient options for shipping your cargo to long distances. The limitation of this method of transportation is, of course, time. Delivery can take weeks before they arrive at their final destination. Numerous mega shippers operate fleets throughout the globe. Water cargo companies are renowned for employing thousands of people. Water transportation is useful for transporting large volumes of non-perishable goods.
Presently in the U.S., fifty airlines ship over 90% of all freight through the skies. If you're looking for a higher degree of safety and prompt delivery, then air transportation is the way to go.
How do You Select the Best Cargo Company?
In selecting the ideal cargo company, the essential factor to consider is the timelines of delivery. It is also essential to take into account the guarantee being offered by the company. The enterprise you choose should also be a reliable one. Your customers need to be sure that they can access your products consistently. Selecting a reliable company will enable you to give them this surety.
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Stephen Ladd has been with NTS and Heavy Haulers for over four (4) years with thousands of successfully completed deliveries and satisfied customers. Stephen has a business degree and certified in computer technology. Stephen has been praised by his customers for delivering on his promises along with offering top notch customer service, especially when working on time sensitive orders.Stephen Ladd Logistics Coordinator
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