Those who need to ship items across the country to clients or who do business abroad are always watching the signs in the economy to see how that might affect business. In fact, transportation costs are a significant part of the budget when it comes to delivering product. Anywhere costs can be reduced without sacrificing quality is a bonus, and conditions might mean that for some transactions, the ocean is the way to go.
Regulations and conditions are rapidly combining to create a “rut” for standard trucking across the country. While fuel costs for trucking items across the United States have fallen, generally, forecasting reveals that this is not enough to offset the negative reaction some are having to using trucking as the standard shipping method to clients. While some are worried about what they call “big ticket truck regulations” that are set to hit in the near future, others predict a shortage of available trucking options.
For some clients, this might make the ocean a better shipping option than ever before. For heavy equipment, container shipping and other needs, shipping by the sea has never been more attractive. As a reasonable cost replacement to trucking items down the coast, businesses should take advantage of the option to move goods from the New England area to all points south and north!
With impressive rates and reliable roll-on/roll-off equipment, you can be assured that your containers, heavy equipment or other deliveries will be treated with the proper care and that the paperwork will be dealt with to the last detail. Why not contact one of our experts to determine whether shipping your materials by water is a better, more cost-effective option for your business?