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Factors that Influence Truck Shipping Rates

If your company uses transloading services to deliver your goods to your customers, then one of your largest concerns may be truck shipping rates. Most people assume that truck shipping rates are directly tied to fuel prices. However, this is not always true, and several factors can influence the shipping rates that your business receives.

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Cratex Now Offering Bonded Warehouse Services

Cratex Industrial Packing, LTD has long been known as one of Vancouver’s premier sources for transloading services, providing businesses with easy shipping for their most hard to handle products. If you already know Cratex for its shipping versatility, you’ll be pleased to learn that this trusted transloading company now offers businesses across Vancouver bonded warehouse services.

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Choosing the Right Freight Packaging

When shipping freight is one of your company’s most important tasks, you have several crucial decisions to make. In addition to finding and hiring the right transloading companies, you also must choose the right packaging for your products. Not only can making an incorrect packaging decision result in additional expenses, it can end up damaging your products and cause your customers to lose confidence in your business.

Fortunately, no matter the type of freight that you use, we can help you choose the correct packaging to keep your products safe and result in a successful delivery. Here are some tips for choosing the right freight packaging and information about selecting a Vancouver transloading service for your products.

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Shipping Expensive and Delicate Equipment

If you’re a manufacturer of expensive or fragile equipment, then you know how stressful it can be to find the right shipping methods for your products. Without the right shipping strategy or method, you can run the risk of having your important products damaged in transit, possibly angering your customers and harming your reputation.

Fortunately, with the right tips, you can safely ship your expensive and delicate equipment so that both you and your customers have peace of mind. Here is some advice for shipping fragile products and advice for hiring a trusted Vancouver transloading service for your most important shipping jobs.

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Factors to Consider in Holiday Vancouver Transloading

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of year for transloading, especially in Vancouver. Businesses and individuals are trying to get their products and packages delivered on time and at the prices they want. However, holiday transloading is a much more difficult proposition than at any other time during the year, which means that it’s important to examine some of the obstacles that can keep your products from being delivered on time.

Read about the different factors that can affect holiday transloading and how you can find the best Vancouver transloading services available.

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What to Do with Damaged Freight

If you’re an experienced transloader, then you know that one of the most unfortunate circumstances that you can encounter is damaged freight. Not only does a damaged shipment lower customer satisfaction, it can also cost you a great deal in replacement costs. Unfortunately, no matter how much you prepare, you eventually will experience damaged freight, which means you need to know what to do when it happens to you.

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How Energy Costs Affect Vancouver Transloading

If your company relies on transloading for successful operations, then there are many factors to consider when planning your costs. As you’re aware, numerous issues can affect your total transloading costs, including the size of your shipment and how far it must travel. However, perhaps more than anything else, the cost of fuel can have a big impact on your total shipping costs.

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