NEWS BLOG

Are Container Ships For Car Transport Really The Most Eco-Friendly Option?

(9 September, 2020)

Consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about the carbon footprints of their supply chains. This is a challenge for car manufacturers and sellers, as vehicle manufacturing is a truly global enterprise. Shipping is one of the biggest global contributors to CO2 and NO2 emissions. Is there a way of transporting a fleet of cars responsibly?

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5 Advantages Of Using Car Racking Systems In Shipping Containers

(2 September, 2020)

Increasing numbers of companies, private suppliers, and motorsport owners are rejecting antiquated roll-on-roll-off ferries for faster, safer, and more efficient containerised solutions. Times are definitely changing! Here are five of the ways that car racking systems have revolutionised the industry, and how you can benefit.

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Shipping Damaged Cars: How To Save Cars Involved In Accidents

(26 August, 2020)

Whether trying to save a precious vehicle or shipping parts, damaged cars are important cargo. Here’s what you need to know!

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The Effects Of US Steel Tariffs On Transporting Cars

(19 August, 2020)

 

The sudden appearance of new aluminium and steel tariffs in 2018 has led to numerous controversies and disagreements in the car-trading sector. Companies have been trying hard to keep sales at the same levels, but global trade has inevitably been affected. What do the tariffs mean for automotive logistics businesses in the UK?

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RORO Vs. Containerised Shipping: What Are The Pros & Cons Of Each Method?

(12 August, 2020)



There are two transportation methods to choose from when shipping vehicles around the globe using maritime freight: RORO (Roll On – Roll Off) and containerised shipping. Both methods have been in place for decades, which suggests that they work well to suit a variety of needs and situations. However, there are important differences between RORO and containerised shipping, as well as pros and cons associated with each method. Let’s take a brief look.

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What Impact Have Our Recent Product Developments Had On Containerised Car Transport?

(4 August, 2020)



At Trans-Rak we have been at the forefront of the automotive transportation industry for almost two decades. During this time, our priority has always been creating innovative solutions that address the key concerns of vehicle logistics businesses, namely cost effectiveness and risk minimisation.

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What Does China’s Belt And Road Initiative Mean For Containerised Shipping?

(28 July, 2020)

 

Are you curious about how the ‘belt and road’ initiative will affect your business? The landscape of global infrastructure is changing, so this important momentum is changing the dynamics for everyone. Here’s what you need to know.

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Ways You Can Ensure Cost-Effective Containerised Shipping

(21 July, 2020)

When it comes to shipping, there are many different cost variables. Usually, a broker will handle all of the minutiae and offer the best deal. However, it can help to know what goes on behind the scenes. Let’s take a look!

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Does RoRo Shipping Have The Speed Or Capacity To Get The Global Car Industry Moving Again?

(14 July, 2020)

The Covid 19 pandemic has had a massive impact on the global car manufacturing industry. With so many supply chains dependent on Chinese manufacturers, the sector was feeling the pinch as far back as January, before most of the world had even woken up to the threat posed by the virus. Since then, and especially over the past three months, shutdowns across Europe, India, the UK, and the USA have forced many factories to close or reduce production, and have played havoc with global transportation routes.

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Our R-Rak Features in Success Story of Vehicle Manufacturer Dongfeng’s Impressive Shipment From China to Europe

(22 May, 2020)

We have some good news here at Trans Rak: Our R-Rak features in this great story of vehicle manufacturer Dongfeng’s impressive shipment from China to Europe.

As lockdown remains in place in many countries worldwide, those involved in international vehicle shipping to all corners of the world have had to think outside the box (no pun intended). Despite logistical problems in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent interrupted supply chain, this shipment made it to its destination on time, with help from our secure car racking, the R-Rak.

Another example of how far containerised shipping can come, this successful case shows how the R-Rak assists in delivering a large shipment in a very short time.

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