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Types of shipping services and benefits of Kerry Logistics service

Nov 18th 2014 at 10:44 PM

If you run a business that depends on transport and shipping services, then you will know how crucial it is to hire a good logistics service. Ecommerce companies or businesses involved in import and export of all kinds of goods and products hire Kerry logistics service to take care of all their transport woes and keep their business running smoothly as ever.

International Shipping

A logistics service provides transport facility within a country and to other countries too, either through road, rail, air or sea. Depending on the type of goods that are to be shipped, an appropriate route is selected. For example if large and heavy machines and equipments are to be transported to another country, then they are usually sent by sea on a cargo ship.

Container service

The logistics service also provides containers for the goods being transported. The type of container to be used also depends on whether the goods are machines, vehicles, raw materials, steel, or perishable items, in which case refrigerated containers are used.

When contacting Kerry logistics service, take note of all types of goods you want to get shipped and the location and time of delivery as well. Remember all these things will be considered by the logistics service for determining how much they are going to charge. Air transport usually costs the most, followed by ship, rail and road. But this may again depend on what is being transported, the quantity of goods and the destination.

International Clearance and Goods Insurance

Another thing that Kerry logistics service takes care of is getting clearance for international shipment from the customs department. Sometimes some particular type of items may not be allowed for export or import in a country, or special permissions need to be sought. You should get all the necessary information related to shipping permissions for your goods from a local government authority.

Logistics services also offer other facilities such as goods insurance, which protects you against any loss if there is any damage to the shipment en-route. Just remember to read all the documents before agreeing to the terms of service and also to check the goods before and after delivery.

Book Online

You can also book for shipping services through the web. Websites allow customers to fill in information about the type of goods, destination, delivery date, etc and give you a quick quote. You can also track your shipment with the tracking feature that logistics services provide to customers to help them check where their shipment has reached.

About the Author


Kerry Express is Thailand’s best domestic parcel delivery platform. In 2013, Kerry Express first stepped into the sector of individual-to-individual (C2C) parcel services.

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