The freight shipping van that you will be hiring is also called a truckload van. Don’t worry, you’ll be hiring the driver and one or two loading assistants too. That’s an important part of your freight shipping solutions going forward.
But it has to be said that there will be those ‘smart’ business owners out there who will be given the choice to do their own driving and loading. Those still contemplating such an option should always bear in mind that there are substantially more risks as opposed to simply contracting out the full work of driving, removing and offloading.
The commercial customer is, of course, also afforded the convenience of doing away with the additional work while simply focusing on the usual and daily running of his business. Depending on the load, and the size of the truck, a trailer can be hooked up. A tractor trailer can also be utilised, say, for example, for the purpose of heavy loading on a single commercial or industrial property for a single business day or for a contracted period of time.
This could be days, weeks, or months.
Another convenience of fully contracted freight shipping solutions is that the commercial or industrial business owner need not be saddled with the logistics and labor of long-distance driving, even across the borders into Mexico or Canada.
Also note that the commercial customer has wide access to a variety of freight shipping tools and equipment. The inventory, part of a nationwide network, runs in the thousands. Part of the inventory will be ‘approved truckload capacity providers’.
Freight shipping work is a billion-dollar industry, but the commercial and domestic customers are never saddled with the costs associated, apart from paying the contractor the agreed-to fees.