Environmentally conscious freight transport: Multimodal logistics in focus

Environmentally conscious freight transport strapa-pack

Carbon dioxide emissions, energy consumption, space utilisation and noise levels. These are the factors that most affect how each mode of transport promotes sustainable development. Transport of goods by road, rail, sea or air – which is the most environmentally friendly alternative? What do we mean by multimodal (combined) transport?

Importance of sea packaging – What are the risk factors?

sea packaging

Maritime transport is one of the most cost-effective forms of transport – if long delivery time is not a problem, it is an excellent solution. However, special care must be taken with regard to packaging, as the goods can easily move or be damaged by high humidity in a short period of time. If you know the most common risk factors and are properly prepared for them, you won’t face any unexpected annoyance.

Road transport and rail transport – Maximum safety or cost-effectiveness?

strapa-pack road transport

The greatest advantage of road transport is that it’s the only mode of door-to-door transport. However, the shocks and jolts of the vehicle, the sudden acceleration or slowing-down may pose a risk to the integrity of the goods. Ensuring safety, such as the use of padding and filling materials, is also essential in case of rail transport. Learn more about our packaging solutions!

Incoterms: the “Bible” of international trade

incoterms

In order to avoid misunderstandings and disputes, it is important to be clear about the obligations of both the buyer and seller.
The 2020 Incoterms contains 11 clauses, which can be divided into two categories: guidelines for all modes of transport and rules for only sea and inland waterway transport.

Air transport: 3+1 easy steps to avoid unnecessary costs and delays

strapa-pack air transport

When it comes to air transport, a lot of factors have to be taken into account. For example, being continuously informed and regular, consistent communication are essential components of success. In order to avoid additional costs and delays, everything should be planned in advance with super precision.