Transport means the movement of persons or goods. The process of movement is called traffic. Transport can be done by specific means of transport, for example by car, train, vessel or plane. Within shipping industry we speak of transport by ship, often in combination with another means of transport. Transport can be tangible, such as freight transport, liquids, gases or people, but also not directly tangible such as energy (e.g. electricity transport or heat transport) or information (e.g. data transport). There are also means of transport that remain in place, such as pipelines, cables, etc.
The word transport is composed of the Latin trans that means over and portare, which means wearing. It can also be pointed out that the link between trans (through) and porta (porta) gives the concept of seaport a clear meaning as "sea gate". Transport can therefore be understood equally in the sense that goods, persons and data reach their final destination by means of carriers and through interfaces (nodes, ports).
Means of transport Hudig & Veder
Hudig & Veder is a global logistic partner for smart transportation, warehousing and handling services. Our mission: moving your business forward. With a selection of the most suitable transportmodes we find a solutions to fit every logistic challenge. At Hudig & Veder we have the know-how and in-house experience to ship your cargo the most cost efficient and secure way. The route from the warehouse or production location can be covered by sea-going vessel, truck, lowbed or transported over the inland waterways by barge. Whether by special container equipment on a liner service, loaded as break-bulk on a chartered vessel or by plane - we provide the best customised transport combinations available.
Road & Barge
The precarriage to the loading port and oncarriage from the discharge port to the final delivery site need to be well coordinated. We arrange road transportation by truck-trailer combinations or special lowbed trailers in case of abnormal cargo height in view of raod restrictions. Or a barge is chartered to ship cargo over water to avoid certain obstacles and high costs.
The way the port-to-port transport is be organised depends on the cargo characteristics and total volume. Special equipment such as flat rack and open top containers are good tools for oversized and out-of -gauge cargoes. If cargo volume justifies we (part) charter break-bulk vessels or load a break-bulk on a liner service for the most economical transport option.
As an intercontinental forwarder we are able to transport both large and small volumes of freight by air. We are not bound by schedule limitations and can deliver to and from any destination in the world. We provide suitable (re)packing for IMO classified goods in accordance with IATA regulations for airfreight via our IATA appointed packer.