International Cargo Handling Services in India

Project Cargo requires special attention to details! Blue Waves has the knowledge and expertise to arrange highly oversize and overweight shipments on a door to door basis. We can offer full scope of rigging operations, heavy haul and out of gauge inland transportation by truck or by rail, Surveys by National Cargo Bureau, at the port of exit or entry, or at shippers / consignee’s location, Roll-on Roll-off (RORO) services, Static cargo on MAFI services, Conventional Breakbulk and Half-Charter Aircraft, Full-Charter Aircraft service.

Cargo handling refers to the various activities involved in the movement, loading, unloading, and storage of goods and commodities during transportation, typically within the context of shipping, air freight, or ground transportation. Efficient cargo handling is essential to ensure the safe and timely transport of goods from the point of origin to the final destination.

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  • Receiving and Inspection:The process starts with the receipt of cargo at a transportation terminal or facility. Upon arrival, the cargo is inspected to verify its condition and documentation.
  • Documentation and Customs Clearance:Proper documentation, including bills of lading, shipping manifests, and customs declarations, is crucial for legal and regulatory compliance. Cargo handling involves the verification and processing of these documents.
  • Storage:Cargo may be temporarily stored in warehouses or storage yards before or after transportation. Proper storage facilities are essential for maintaining the integrity and condition of the goods.
  • Loading and Unloading:Efficient loading and unloading operations are critical for minimizing transit times and ensuring the safety of the cargo. This process may involve the use of various equipment such as cranes, forklifts, and conveyor systems.
  • Securing and Packaging:Cargo needs to be securely packed and properly labeled to prevent damage during transportation. Cargo handlers are responsible for ensuring that goods are adequately secured and packaged according to transportation regulations.
  • Transportation Coordination:Cargo handlers coordinate the movement of goods between different modes of transportation, such as from a truck to a ship or from a ship to a plane. This involves careful scheduling and coordination to avoid delays.
  • Specialized Cargo Handling:Certain types of cargo require specialized handling, such as hazardous materials, perishable goods, or oversized items. Cargo handlers need to follow specific procedures and safety protocols for handling such shipments.
  • Technology Integration:Cargo handling processes often incorporate technology, including tracking systems, automated loading/unloading equipment, and RFID technology to monitor and manage the movement of goods.
  • Customs Compliance:Cargo handlers play a role in ensuring that shipments comply with customs regulations. This includes facilitating customs inspections and ensuring that proper duties and taxes are paid.
  • Safety and Security:Cargo handlers are responsible for the safety and security of both the goods and personnel involved in the handling process. This includes implementing safety protocols, conducting inspections, and preventing theft or damage.

Efficient cargo handling is crucial for the smooth functioning of supply chains and transportation networks. It involves a combination of human expertise, technological solutions, and adherence to regulatory requirements to ensure that goods are transported safely and reach their destination in optimal condition.