Modes of International Trade Show Transport

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Modes of International Trade Show Transport by Mind Map: Modes of International  Trade Show Transport

1. shipping by truck

1.1. the shipping via truck is only an option when it’s geographically feasible, shipping by truck is a great choice when the following conditions exist:

1.1.1. Shipment is too heavy for available aircraft

1.1.2. ● Transportation budget is tight (truck transport is less

1.1.3. expensive than air transport for larger or heavier

1.1.4. shipments)

1.1.5. ● Exhibitor has time to ship via truck (allow at least 10-

1.1.6. 14 days depending on the destination. Extra time may

1.1.7. be required for Mexican customs formalities)

2. shipping by air

2.1. Shipping via airfreight is an option for most overseas trade shows. it is the best alternative when the following conditions exist:

2.1.1. Shipment is very small and doesn’t meet the minimum size requirements for a shipment via truck or ocean.

2.1.2. Shipment is sensitive to vibration and movement

2.1.3. ● Shipment is perishable

2.1.4. ● Packing is minimal

3. shipping by ocean

3.1. Shipping by ocean is an economical and flexible alternative for shipping to international, Ocean freight is the best alternative when the following conditions exist:

3.1.1. ● Shipment is small enough to fit inside an ocean

3.1.2. ● Shipment is very large and requires a specialized roll-on, roll-off vessel (no container)

3.1.3. Transportation budget is limited (ocean freight is generally less expensive than airfreight).