NEWS BLOG

Why Can’t Electric Cars Be Shipped By RoRo?

(9 April, 2021)

As the automotive industry makes the great shift to electric vehicles - or so the meteoric rise of Tesla and NIO in 2020 would have us believe - logistics businesses are finding themselves with a transportation headache. Traditional RoRo shipping simply doesn’t work for these vehicles, but why? And will it ever change?

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5 Ways That Steel Racking Improves The Safety Of Cars Inside Containers

(31 March, 2021)

Traditional wooden racking systems did little to improve the PR of containerised vehicle transport, due to their high instances of collapse and damage to vehicles in transit.

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The Main Danger Of Inadequate Car Racking

(8 October, 2020)

An unsecured car in a shipping container risks being thrown about like a glass jar inside a shoebox, with similarly damaging results. This is why it is so important to use efficient, robust, and secure car racking when transporting your vehicles by shipping container.

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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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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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