Registration and licensing
If you are going to book your cargo and you are worried about security issues then the first thing you must check is their license and registration. the company that is well reputed must have NVOCC number that is provided by government and other things like past records of shipments or any client reviews must read before trusting the company with your precious cargo. Even the cheapest parcel delivery companies must have AMSA, FIDI or RIM association; these are some of the highly reputed cargo regulatory service providers in the world. So after checking these licenses you can be assure that they are not frauds and then you can move towards the next check.
Cargo loading service
Different companies provide different cargo loading services, and you must ask them before booking your cargo that what kind of cargo service they are providing. Payment is made according to that services, and that is why you must make the necessary inquiries about the loading services and try to select the cheapest parcel delivery option to save money.
- Warehouse loading: with this cargo loading service you have the option that shipping company will pack the shipment and load it into the container after you deliver the cargo to the company’s warehouse.
- Live Load: in this service, the container is dropped at your apartment or business address that you have to provide. And then they give you a specific time to pack and load your cargo in the container, and after the time limit they came and took the container to the port.
- Drop & Pull service: this service is expensive but less stress full than other two options. the company will drop a container and your given address, and then they will pick it up when you ask them to, the time limit is set by you that is why it is bit expensive than other services.
Cargo tracking tools
With the advancement in computer and technology, you can see that there is a variety of option in every field of life now, even in cargo service. you can now easily track your cargo with the cargo tracking technology. You would not have to worry about the where might of your cargo. you can easily get the location of the cargo and see when your cargo is going to reach its destination. This service will cost you some additional fee that is why you must choose it wisely. if time is your major concern, then you must use this technology, but if your cargo is not that much important and does not need to be shipped on exact time, then you go for the cheapest parcel delivery and must not spend extra money for this kind of service.