Cargo and Container Shipping Basics

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful international shipping requires a good understanding of cargo and container shipping basics. When large cargo pieces have to be transported by sea, the best and most cost-effective way to transport them is through cargo and container shipping companies. No matter if you are shipping for residential or commercial reasons, if you are interested in shipping large or high-volume loads internationally, the ideal fit is cargo or vessel shipping.

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Rebuilding Efforts Fuel Flatbed Demand

DAT Solutions

The immediate impacts from Harvey and Irma first showed up in van freight, then reefers. Load counts are up on DAT load boards , with more flatbed freight shipping to support the rebuilding and recovery efforts in areas affected by the storms.

Van Rates Peak in July, Flatbed Prices Rise in Southeast

DAT Solutions

Spot market freight showed signs of renewed life last week, even though rates slipped lower compared to the week before last. Rates were hurt by changes in the mix of cargo. Also, when demand slacks off for van and reefer freight, there are more trucks available.