Increasing use of online and communication technologies is changing the way businesses are managed and requiring businesses who want to remain competitive to either outsource non-core activities to specialist companies to ensure greater company effectiveness or to upgrade their management systems and upskill staff to use them. Freight carriers are part of such an upgrade of a management system.
Freight carriers and shipping companies provide shipping, haulage and rail freight services and will handle a range of services for the transportation of a company’ goods. The customers of the service usually is responsible for making clear the types, weights and sizes of the goods, and ensure that the goods are packaged commensurate with any rules and regulations and safety considerations. This will vary from cardboard carton containers to shrink-wrapped pallets or suitable packaging for containers or fragile goods. [Read more...]