Cargo Characteristics in Transportation
When we say "cargo characteristics" we refer to keeping conditions, packaging and wrapping methods (their particulars, characteristics and size), reloading and transportation, cargo's physiochemical properties, susceptibility to atmospheric phenomena, environmental impact, danger level, volume, weight and form in which it is shipped.
According to transport classification, cargo is divided into general cargo, loose goods, fluid cargo, sensitive cargo, poultry and livestock. Miracle movers, Toronto movers offers Moving Services and deal with organization and transportation of all cargo types.
For transportation and storage of fluid cargo and loose goods specialized carrying equipment and depots are used. Miracle movers, Mississauga Movers cooperate with best Canadian companies, which have all necessary equipment and infrastructure.
For transportation of sensitive cargo (such as dangerous cargo, perishable cargo, poultry and livestock) special transportation conditions must be observed - refrigerators, heating regulators, ventilators, equipment for maintenance of certain temperature conditions. With miracle movers, Toronto movers you'll easily ship sensitive cargos.
Cargo characteristics must be taken into account when choosing optimal delivery mode and development of cargo processing procedures. Professionals of miracle movers, Mississauga movers will help you to make right choice. In the process of transportation and storage many cargoes under the influence of different external factors - mechanical, climatic, biological - suffer quantitative and qualitative changes. These changes should be taken into account. With miracle movers, Toronto movers you may be sure that your cargo will be delivered perfectly safe.
Types of cargo:
- Standard cargo
- Non-standard cargo
- Joint cargo
- Container cargo
- Dangerous cargo
Standard cargo comprises industrial equipment, computer equipment, home appliances and office machines, clothing, footwear, small ware, construction materials, sanitary ware, fittings, furniture, medicines and medical equipment, sport goods, food in consumer package, tools and measuring instruments. Toronto Movers of miracle movers, Mississauga movers will carefully wrap and deliver any cargo and belongings.
Non-standard cargo is cargo, which exceeds dimensions or requirements provided by law. For transportation of outsized cargo (heavy and over-dimensioned) you'll need special authorization. Category of non-standard cargo comprises some house ware, some equipment, alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, cigars; glass-ware, window glass, tableware from glass, china ware, marble, ceramics etc.
Joint cargo supposes shipment of small parcel of client's cargo together with cargoes which belong to other owners. In present service of joint cargo is very popular, and professional company will quickly prepare documents and dispatch such cargo.
Container cargo. Container is a portable compartment in which freight is placed for convenience of movement by different transportation means to the storage of the consignee. Use of containers increases cargo safety, reduces transportation expenses and expenses for handling operations.
Dangerous cargo. According to existing classification there are 9 classes of dangerous cargoes. We'll talk about dangerous cargoes more detailed in our next article.