|Mode of Transport||Sea|
|Ports Active on||Kandla, Mundra, Nhava Sheva port|
Break bulk cargo handling services refer to the process of loading and unloading goods that are not containerized, such as heavy machinery, large equipment, or oversized items, onto and off ships, trucks, or other modes of transportation. This type of cargo requires specialized handling and transportation equipment, as well as skilled labor and logistics support.
Break bulk cargo handling services involve several steps, including:
Planning and coordination: Proper planning is essential for efficient handling of break bulk cargo. This involves determining the type and size of cargo, selecting the appropriate handling equipment and logistics providers, and coordinating the shipment with all involved parties.
Loading and unloading: Break bulk cargo is loaded and unloaded using cranes, forklifts, and other specialized handling equipment. The cargo is carefully secured to prevent damage during transportation.
Transport: Once loaded, break bulk cargo is transported to its destination using trucks, trains, or ships. The transportation mode depends on the type of cargo, distance, and destination.
Customs clearance: Break bulk cargo must pass through customs clearance before entering or leaving a country. This involves complying with regulations, obtaining necessary permits, and paying customs duties and taxes.
Break bulk cargo handling services are commonly used in industries such as oil and gas, mining, construction, and agriculture. They require specialized knowledge and expertise in logistics and transportation, as well as a thorough understanding of the cargo and its handling requirements.