One of the many decisions to be made when planning your import and export shipments is to select the most appropriate method of transport.
The table below shows size guidelines by method of transport:
Please note that the above table is a guideline. The following considerations will also have a bearing on the breakpoints above
All these factors need to be taken into account to make an informed decision that is best for your business needs. By providing your freight forwarder with details of your shipment and the date it needs to arrive at its destination, they will be able to offer you informed, efficient and cost effective options, no matter how big or small your shipment.
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