Different Interests for the Freight Search Options

The transportation of goods is one of the most economical ways to make tons of deliveries by different ways: road, rail, sea or air. To transport bulk goods or general goods, large distributions, food and drinks, hazardous materials, waste … there are means of transport adapted to each type of goods. The driver must be a legal person and responsible having his professional baccalaureate and a specialty operating transport. Only companies that are registered in the register of carriers and lessors and registered in the register of commerce and companies are entitled to perform this type of activity.

  • Therefore, the transportation of goods requires a contract materialized by a document whose name varies according to the mode of transport. The contract must inform about the merchandise that is to say the weight, the volume, the categories … as well as the name of the sender and the addressee.
  • In addition, the freight rate depends on the goods, their weight, the mode of transport and the destination.
  • Before integrating into the transport of goods, knowing what is transit is essential. It is an international logistical organization facilitating the transport of goods in relation to the duties and taxes assigned to it.

International transit is applicable to goods moving on the territory of several countries without having to complete the formalities at each frontier according to the country charters.

Two types of transport are concerned: International Road Transit ​​and International Rail Transit

The International Road Transit makes it possible to lighten all border crossing procedures for goods. This is good practice for customs as the physical and administrative control procedures are weakened. Similarly for the importer and the exporter, they see reduced transit costs and reduced procedures. For the Free Freight Search’s truck loadboards the options are perfect.

  • International Rail Transit concerns mainly dangerous goods, which, like in the TIR, are regulated so that everything becomes easy, fast and reliable for both parties
  • Road freight transport is, as its name suggests, specialized in the transportation of goods by land. The road freight carrier must be registered in the Trade and Companies Register (RCS); he carries out on his own responsibility and on behalf of third parties, the movement of goods in vehicles belonging to him or leased (belonging to his employer).

Now, this business sector not only organizes the transport of goods, but also evolves in the logistics chain where it integrates, in a single contract, various services such as storage, handling, packaging and packaging as well as general flow organization and information processing associated with transport operations.

Likewise, this sector also opts, according to the evolution of each of the companies involved in road freight transport, in the proposal for transport services related to removals which is the transport of goods, the transport of foodstuffs, transport of dangerous products …

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