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What are the main cargoes transported by overseas freight and what are their characteristics?

22 Jun 2021 -

        For now, overseas freight transportation may be the prevailing method in every country! Maritime transportation refers to the most important mode of transportation in international logistics. It uses ships to transport goods between ports in different countries and regions through sea channels. One Way. So what are the main cargoes of overseas freight shipping, and how to understand the characteristics of overseas freight transportation?


        What kinds of goods are mainly included in overseas freight transportation:


        In the current maritime transportation process, the main cargoes transported include raw materials, minerals, steel, grain, crude oil, etc.!


        Sea transportation is suitable for large quantities of goods. A ship can carry tens of thousands of tons or even tens of thousands of tons. Except for bulk commodities, most of the other products are mainly transported by sea. After all, sea transportation accounts for 80% of the world's trade volume.


        Types of shipping:


        According to the mode of operation of ships, ocean transportation can be divided into liner transportation and chartered transportation.


overseas freight shipping


        Features of liner shipping:


        1. Liner transportation has fixed schedules, routes, ports of call and relatively fixed freight rates


        2. The liner freight includes loading and unloading fees, so the port loading and unloading of the liner is the responsibility of the ship


        3. The quantity of cargo carried by the liner is more flexible, and the cargo owner can book the space on demand, which is especially suitable for general cargo and container cargo transportation by sea.


        The liner freight is stipulated by the liner freight table, including basic freight and various surcharges. The basic freight is divided into two categories: one is the traditional cargo freight; the other is the container package rate.


        The advantages of sea transportation can be divided into four points. They are: it can effectively avoid the occurrence of additional costs, the second is that it can avoid the trouble of repeated customs declarations, and it can also be free of the trouble of the second inspection. Finally, you can enjoy free on-site. Warehouse period, Detian customs declaration, and contract turnover


        On the contrary, the shortcomings of overseas freight transportation can also be divided into four points. They are: the delivery time will be longer than the number of days for land transportation, and the second is that the transportation cost of some transshipment arrangements will be higher than that of land transportation. , The inspection rate is often stricter than that of the land vehicle inspection yard. Finally, it is more troublesome for the turnover of the timeliness contract of the customs brokers of the import and export factories


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