Different Means Of Shipping Goods
When conveying goods overseas, there are several means it is done. Some of the many ways include transportation by Air, transportation by sea, transportation by road and many more. Here, we will discuss vividly on several kinds and how they work.
Modes of transport
Transportation through the sea
In recent times, Sea transport is the best means of transporting goods internationally. It is the most efficient way to send parcels overseas with Thai post (ส่งพัสดุไปต่างประเทศไปรษณีย์ไทย, which is the term in Thai). Containers of different sizes go through the sea yearly because transport by the sea offers the best while shipping goods overseas. It is also suitable for transporting loads of bulky goods. The bit of a disadvantage is that it is a slow means of transportation which is why is advisable to send non-perishable goods with this means.
Transportation by Air
This means is expensive but the good part is that it’s the fastest means of transport. It is also a means of transporting goods that would be difficult when you might want to send your goods by sea or rail. The air transport is not usually suitable for bulky goods but just for light-weighted goods. It is convenient when you need to send parcels to Korea (ส่งพัสดุไปเกาหลี, which is the term in Thai) and many other countries dependent on imported goods. Unlike sea transport, you can send perishable goods with this means due to its quickness in delivery.
Transportation by Road
This is the most common means to the general public, which is because it is suitable for both medium and short distance within developed countries. They can be used to send goods with not long kilometres apart. Delivery time ranges from hours to days depending on the destination.
Transportation by rail
Just like the sea, the use of trains is also slow which makes it a bad option for sending Perishable goods. It is quite economical than the road. This means have a good market space although it is less flexible in areas such as schedule times.