Land Freight (Rail/Road)
Rail Freight. The oldest but not in oblivion
Railway freight is the most traditional way of cargo delivery. However, “traditional” here doesn’t equal to “neglected”. Shipping by train still is in high demand.
The reason is simple: cargo rail shipment has many advantages, with large parties of goods in particular.
The advantages are the following:
- Nearly any type of goods can be shipped with a cargo train. It could be either heavy industry items or FMCG. Modern refrigerator carriages allow shipment of Perishables in most cost-effective manner.
- Railway cargo charges are relatively low due to high railway network capacity.
- Railway transport service functions regardless of weather conditions. This decreases any additional expenses due to possible delays on the route.
This type of freight is one of the most secure. In majority of countries, train terminals are regarded as strategic objects. Hence the level of security at linking points is at highest. Thus the risk of cargo theft comes to nill.
- All the shipments are most friendly to the environment. Trains do not need petrol or kerosene for locomotion. Therefore, by choosing to ship your cargo by rail - you help to decrease pollution.
The only obvious disadvantages of cargo rail shipment is that door-to-door delivery here is impossible. Combination of rail freight with road freight solves the problem.
We offer intermodal solutions which successfully exploit the advantages of both means to cargo and the delivery. Our hands on land transport services, by rail or road, for exports and imports, large shipments or small.
Polar Star Logistics freight cargo of any volume and type:
- Commercial or
Thoroughly planned travel route excepts unforeseen complications in process of delivery.
You can trace the progress of your cargo’s shipment at any time.