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Know the Do’s and Don’ts of goods shipping
The shipping service is popular, but hardly anyone knows the working process of shipping companies. It is important to understand the overall process and do’s and don’ts of the shipping company before planning to hire a freight service for yourselves.
These days the freight service include all freight charges from the original collection point of your home to the arrival of the shipment outside of your home in the destination country. It does not include the actual delivery into your residence.
The packages that are delivered in areas like rural, islands etc, require additional delivery charges. If you are preparing to ship then it is suggested that the packages are palletized . Also in online freight services you can see the map country guide to see if your goods can be sent by road freight or it requires some other freight services.
Once you understand or select the right transport for your freight then you can check with its cost. You must understand that the weights and the dimensions of the packages can influence the final cost. Also, you need to browse different site to find relatively less cost for your freight. Many freight forwarder company checks the actual weight of the packages to decide the price, but if you have items which are large and not heavy then most companies goes with size to determine the final cost rather than the weight. This is called volumetric cargo.
Don’ts of shipping industry?
It is important to follow the do’s and don’ts that are set by the shipping companies.
There are several items that may not be dangerous for us, but when it comes to the freight services it is very dangerous or against the shippers inventory. The most common types of dangerous goods, which must not be in your package without information includes perfumes, aftershaves, aerosols, used car parts, shock absorbers. You will be responsible for ensuring that these items are not shipped alongside normal personal effects without prior notice to the shipping company. If you want to ship dangerous goods, then it must be packed and handled in a specialized manner. It will also cost you relatively more.
Now if you have a valuable cargo like cash, traveller's cheques, stamp collections, deeds, tickets, jewellery, watches or similar highly valuable items then it is not being delivered through freight services. The Shipping done to almaty, do not accept valuable cargo as well as waste materials like scrap metal and used tyres etc.