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How Does The R-Rak Containerised Solution Work?

(12 February, 2019)

 

Four cars in one container! Have you ever wondered how that works? You’re not alone. One of the first questions that clients often ask is how our iconic R-Rak containerised vehicle solution achieves something that many people once believed was impossible.

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Why Source Your Containerised Vehicle Solutions From Trans-Rak?

(6 February, 2019)

 

Making the case for containerised vehicle solutions is easy! But have you ever wondered what sets one company apart from another? Over the last thirty years, we have seen lots of new companies try to jump on the bandwagon – with varying degrees of success.

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What To Look For In Your International Car Racking Company

(31 January, 2019)

Transporting multiple vehicles in containers involves cutting-edge innovation. Therefore, many people have questions about what to look for. With over thirty years of combined automotive and container experience, the team at Trans-Rak International have a few insider’s tips.

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5 Common Myths About Transporting Vehicles By Container

(24 January, 2019)

Have you ever wondered why you are forced to use Roll-on-Roll-off ferries for car transportation when the rest of the world uses containers? You’re not alone. More myths abound regarding the containerised transport of vehicles than any other form of freight transport.

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Comparing RoRo With Container Transportation

(17 January, 2019)

Many providers take it for granted that vehicle transportation means Roll On Roll Off (RoRo) ferries. After all, it’s been that way since the 1960’s, so why change it?

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What Are Your Top Car Transportation Options?

(27 December, 2018)

The available options for transporting vehicles really depend upon the journey. The key variables are cost and time, and the potentials are: ship, train, barge, and road transporter. More often than not, a combination of these is required. In this post, the spotlight is directed at the process of getting a fleet of vehicles from manufacturer to showroom, exploring the options that are available.

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The Greatest Benefits Of Transporting Cars In Containers

(19 December, 2018)

Since the first container ship took to the waves in 1956, the global freight industry has been transformed. Often credited as being one of the most important inventions of the twentieth century, the humble corrugated box – or ‘intermodal freight container’ – has become the friendly, reliable, postman for anything relating to cargo. Accessible, efficient, cost-effective, and reliable, container transport now represents 90% of the global goods trade.

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The ABC Process For A Car Using The R-Rak System

(13 December, 2018)

If you’re interested in the idea of using container shipping to transport vehicles, you’re possibly wondering how it differs to RORO solutions. Anyone with a history in automotive manufacturing and trade will already know that designing and creating these tarmac-devouring icons is only half the story. Getting them from the workshop to their natural environment of the open road can be something else altogether. Traditional methods tend to use a complex itinerary of ferries, trains, barges, and vehicle transporters, and frequently include multiples of some or all.

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How Many Cars Can You Fit In A Shipping Container?

(30 November, 2018)

The car transport business and roll-on-roll-off shipping have a long, and troubled, history. Until recently, it has been a burden stoically borne. With no other options available, vehicles have retained the dubious honour of being “that” awkward package that is simply impossible to wrap. However, one tantalising possibility has emerged, and it promises to do the unthinkable. Can shipping containers really carry cars in a safe, cost-effective, and practical way?

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5 Reasons You Should Ship Cars In Containers

(27 November, 2018)

In the automotive logistics industry, the debate continues to rage. How to transport cars in the safest and most cost effective way? Moving expensive vehicles from A to B is enough to make anyone feel slightly pale, and that’s without the difficulties of factoring in risk assessments, insurance, and timescales. Here’s a quick list of why container shipping may just be the answer.

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