The transportation of products, which are in excess in weight or in numbers that cannot be transported by land or air in general, is called ‘Sea Freight’. Today, when freight transfer between countries is very important, it is both economical and advantageous in terms of carrying out the transportation of shipments that take up a lot of space at once or that are heavy in mass.
Sea Cargo Freight
The transportation of products, which are in excess in weight or in numbers that cannot be transported by land or air in general, is called ‘Sea Freight’. Today, when freight transfer between countries is very important, it is both economical and advantageous in terms of carrying out the transportation of shipments that take up a lot of space at once or that are heavy in mass. Sea transportation is the most frequently used transportation and transportation method in the transfer of raw materials in important sectors such as energy and food. Since our country is a country surrounded by seas on three sides, it is a frequently preferred transportation method in our country. Moreover, it is a method used both at home and abroad.
Sea transportation is a method that has great advantages and a lot of economic gain compared to other transfer methods. The biggest advantage we encounter in maritime transportation is that it is cheaper than other transportation methods. Sea transport is more than twice as cheap as rail transport and 5-6 times cheaper than road transport. Although it is slower in terms of speed compared to air, road and rail transport, it is possible to send to almost anywhere in the world. In addition, sea transportation is one of the safest transfer methods. Thanks to the fact that the shipments can be transported without any impact, it also provides a great advantage for the transportation of sensitive products. Another and yet another important advantage is that it is possible to transfer a large amount and weight of shipments at once.
Logistics work and operations, which are very effective in determining the prices of the products transferred internationally, are trying to be done with less cost because especially; In the transportation of raw materials and goods between long distances, the cost is tried to be reduced by using sea transportation.
Why is maritime transport so adopted around the world? Sea transportation is one of the most preferred transfer methods since ancient times. We actually wrote the reasons for this in the section titled ‘What are the advantages of maritime transport?’, but let’s once again consider the factors that make this transfer method important, item by item.
– Dry cargo, minerals, chemicals, dry cargo materials and all kinds of raw materials or products that cannot be transferred by air, road or rail can be transported safely.
Another factor that makes maritime transport important is the possibility of reaching every part of the world. In other words, this transfer method is needed for the good functioning of trade from country to country and from continent to continent.
– Thanks to sea transport, tons of weight can be transported to the desired destination in one go. There is a method in which the number of voyages is low and the carrying capacity is high. This is one of the biggest advantages of maritime transport.
-The costs in sea transportation are much less than other transfer methods. When this is the case, transportation costs decrease considerably.
-Sea transportation is one of the most reliable transfer methods in the world. All shipments are easily delivered to their destination without any problems.
The first point to be considered in sea transportation is that ships are preferred according to the load. Apart from this, the number of crew is determined according to the criteria of the shipments. Of course, as the ‘Let’s Send’ family, we care about this situation and take all the necessary measures at the highest level. When it comes to international maritime transfer, working with a company that knows all the nuances to be considered in this sector brings numerous pluses. We, as the ‘IsteSenderelim’ company, offer these advantages to you.