Malaysia’s Reliable Ocean Freight Services
Hanson Global Freight offers premium ocean freight services in Peninsular Malaysia’s seaports, including Port Klang (PKG), Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), Penang (PEN), Pasir Gudang (PGU), and Kuantan (KTN).
- International Freight Services
- Licensed Customs Clearance
- Document Legalization
- Door-to-door deliveries import & export for International & Domestic
- Transhipment Services
- Transloading Services
- Warehousing and Distribution
- Marine Cargo Insurance
Hanson Global Freight is a premier provider of top-notch ocean freight services in Peninsular Malaysia’s major ports. With years of experience in the logistics industry, we have established ourselves as a trusted partner for businesses looking for reliable and cost-effective solutions for their shipping needs.
Our team of experts is dedicated to ensuring your cargo is transported safely and efficiently, whether it’s a small shipment or a large consignment. We offer a wide range of ocean freight services to suit your needs, including Full Container Load (FCL), Less than Container Load (LCL), buyer’s consolidation, and project cargo handling.
At Hanson Global Freight, we are committed to providing our clients with unparalleled service and support to ensure their cargo arrives at its destination on time and within budget.
Full Container Load (FCL)
Full Container Load (FCL) refers to a shipping arrangement in which an entire shipping container is used to transport goods belonging to a single consignee. The container is loaded at the supplier’s location and transported to the destination port or terminal without being opened or mixed with other cargo.
FCL is typically used when the shipment volume is large enough to fill an entire container, or when the shipper wants to avoid the risk of damage or loss that can occur when goods are consolidated with those of other shippers in a less-than-container load (LCL) arrangement. FCL shipments are generally faster and more secure than LCL shipments since there is no need for consolidation and deconsolidation of cargo.
FCL shipments are common in international trade, and containers can be transported by various modes of transportation, including ships, trucks, and trains. The most common container sizes used for FCL shipments are 20-foot and 40-foot containers, but other sizes are also available, such as 45-foot and 53-foot containers.
Less than Container Load (LCL)
Less than Container Load (LCL) refers to a shipping arrangement in which multiple shippers share a single container to transport their goods. LCL shipments are consolidated at a warehouse or freight forwarder’s facility and then transported to the destination port or terminal. At the destination, the container is deconsolidated and the cargo is distributed to the various consignees.
LCL is typically used when the shipment volume is too small to fill an entire container or when the shipper wants to save on transportation costs by sharing the container space with other shippers. LCL shipments are slower than FCL shipments since there is a consolidation and deconsolidation process involved, and they may also be less secure, as goods from different shippers are stored together in the same container.
LCL shipments are commonly used in international trade, and they can be transported by various modes of transportation, including ships, trucks, and trains. The cost of LCL shipments is usually calculated based on the volume, weight, and destination of the cargo, as well as any additional fees for consolidation and deconsolidation services.
Buyer’s consolidation is a logistics strategy that involves combining multiple smaller shipments from different suppliers into a larger shipment, which is then transported together to the buyer’s destination. The goal of buyer’s consolidation is to reduce transportation costs and streamline the supply chain.
In a typical buyer’s consolidation scenario, a buyer may purchase goods from several different suppliers, each of which ships smaller quantities of goods separately. Instead of shipping each of these smaller shipments separately, a buyer’s consolidation service provider collects the shipments from all suppliers and combines them into a single, larger shipment. This larger shipment is then transported to the buyer’s destination, where it is broken down and distributed to the individual buyers.
By consolidating shipments from multiple suppliers, buyers can reduce transportation costs by taking advantage of economies of scale. Instead of paying for multiple smaller shipments, buyers can pay for a single, larger shipment, which is typically more cost-effective. Additionally, buyer’s consolidation can help to streamline the supply chain by reducing the number of shipments, minimizing the risk of delays, and simplifying the logistics process.
Buyer’s consolidation is often used in industries where smaller shipments are common, such as the retail and consumer goods industries. By consolidating shipments, buyers can reduce transportation costs and improve supply chain efficiency, while still receiving the same quantity and quality of goods from multiple suppliers.
Project Cargo Handling
Project cargo handling refers to the transportation and logistics management of oversized, heavy, or complex cargoes that require specialized handling, equipment, and expertise. These types of cargoes are typically used in large-scale projects, such as oil and gas exploration, mining, construction, and infrastructure development.
Project cargo may include items such as heavy machinery, equipment, oversized vehicles, and other large or bulky items that require specialized handling and transportation. The transportation of project cargo often requires coordination between multiple parties, including shippers, carriers, freight forwarders, and customs officials.
Project cargo handling requires specialized knowledge and expertise in handling and transporting these unique cargoes. It may involve the use of specialized equipment, such as heavy lift cranes, flatbed trucks, and oversized containers. In addition to transportation, project cargo handling may also include logistics planning, customs clearance, and site preparation.
The goal of project cargo handling is to ensure that the cargo is transported safely and efficiently, while minimizing the risk of damage, delays, or other logistical challenges. This requires careful planning, coordination, and communication between all parties involved in the transportation process.
Overall, project cargo handling is a complex and specialized area of logistics that requires a high degree of expertise and attention to detail. By working with experienced project cargo handlers, shippers and other parties can ensure that their oversized or heavy cargoes are transported safely and efficiently, minimizing the risk of delays or other logistical challenges.
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