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?Read More
Whether trying to save a precious vehicle or shipping parts, damaged cars are important cargo. Here’s what you need to know!Read More
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?Read More
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.
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.
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.Read More
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!Read More
Transporting luxury vehicles can be nerve-wracking. Yet whether it’s to get the cars to market, to attend an international trade show, or simply to move the vehicle between properties, overseas journeying is something that high-end cars experience frequently during their lifespans. What’s the safest way to do it?Read More
Transporting a small group of cars has always been a headache. Whether the purpose is for a sporting event, an auction, or simply to relocate a vehicle collection, roll-on-roll-off (RORO) ferries have never been able to offer an ideal solution. This is one of the reasons that investors are turning towards containerised strategies.
There are many myths concerning the value of containerised transport for vehicles. However, in the last decade technologies have changed. Many of the old issues relating to containerised car transport have long been extinguished, meaning that this cost-effective and speedy option is now viable for the automotive industry. Here are some of the traditional misconceptions - and the 21st Century solutions.Read More