Land transportation mostly refers to car transportation. The distance is short and fast. It can realize door-to-door transportation. It is more expensive and suitable for inland transportation. Most of the sea freight between cities where the distance is not too long is for export. Of course, China also has it. The north-south route, along the coast, is also good. It is suitable for long distances and long-term cargo requirements that are not so strict, such as furniture, boards, tools, etc. Nowadays, there are also ocean-bound refrigerated containers for fruits and vegetables. No problem. It saves money, but it will take a long time. Container transportation is used from the station to the station. After arriving at the port, it still needs to be transported by container trucks. It is mainly used for international transportation, large quantities.

  1. International shipping
    Advantages: Ocean transportation has large volume, low shipping costs, and waterways extending in all directions, which are its advantages.
    Disadvantages: However, its shortcomings include slow speed, high navigation risks, and difficulty in accurate sailing dates.
  2. Land transportation (road and railway)
    Highway: The advantages are strong flexibility, low construction investment, easy adaptation to local conditions, and door-to-door transportation; the disadvantage is that the unit transportation cost is relatively high.
    Railway: The advantages are fast transportation speed, large carrying capacity, and not affected by natural conditions; the disadvantages are large construction investment, can only travel on fixed routes, poor flexibility, need to cooperate and connect with other modes of transportation, and short-distance transportation costs high.
  3. International air transport
    Disadvantages: high price, small quantity of transported items, packaging should not be too large, and large limitations on the types of goods
    Advantages: fast, convenient to pick up goods, suitable for goods with high value, small size, small quantity and high speed requirements.
    Extended information
    According to the operation mode of ships, ocean transportation can be divided into liner transportation and charter transportation; according to the classification of regions, container transportation can be divided into domestic trade shipping and foreign trade shipping.
  4. Liner transportation
    Characteristics of liner transport: 1. Liner transport has fixed sailing dates, routes, ports of call and relatively fixed freight rates; 2. Liner freight includes loading and unloading fees, so the ship is responsible for the port loading and unloading of the liner; 3. Liners carry goods The quantity is relatively flexible, and cargo owners can book space as needed. It is especially suitable for the transportation of general breakbulk and container goods.
  5. Liner freight
    Liner freight is stipulated in the liner freight schedule, including basic freight and various surcharges. Basic freight rates are divided into two categories: one is the traditional breakbulk freight rate; the other is the container and box rates.
    Freight charges for groceries are also calculated based on the product price or number of pieces. For bulk low-value goods, the freight rate can be negotiated between the ship and the cargo.
    There are many surcharges in liner freight, including: over-length surcharge, overweight surcharge, selection of unloading port surcharge, change of unloading port surcharge, fuel surcharge, port congestion surcharge, deviation surcharge, transshipment surcharge fees and direct flight surcharges, etc.
    Container transportation costs, in addition to the above-mentioned shipping costs, must also include relevant service fees and equipment usage fees.
    In addition, liner companies mix different commodities in the same package and charge the freight based on the higher charge. For the same item, if the packaging is different, the billing level and standard will also be different. If the shipper does not list the gross weight and volume separately for different packages, the freight for the entire item will be calculated based on the higher charge. If there are more than two types in the same bill of lading, For different cargo names, if the shipper does not list the gross weight and volume separately, the higher one will be charged.

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