Most companies want to fully utilize the weight of each shipping container to save trips and reduce overall costs. Within the limits of the law, there are many times it makes sense to pack in a little extra in each container. Because we’re close to ports in New York and New Jersey, Van Brunt Logistics & Warehousing can easily handle the extra weight.
For you, that means saving time and money, as well as simplifying logistics since you’ll have fewer overall shipments to worry about. Find out when and why it makes sense to ship overweight containers and the advantages of doing so.
When Does It Make Sense to Ship Overweight Containers?
Shipping overweight containers requires experience and a degree of expertise to ensure smooth shipments. In some cases, overweight containers may require special transportation. Van Brunt Logistics & Warehousing is close to major ports in New York and New Jersey, reducing travel time and giving you more options for your cargo sizes.
For example, if you have a shipment that you can’t break down into smaller containers, you could consider shipping the contents in overweight containers. Heavy machinery and large vehicles may also require overweight containers that can handle the load and size.
Work with us to maximize your shipping efficiency without compromising safety or risking a fine. We can pack more goods into each container to help reduce your shipping costs and streamline your shipping logistics.
Benefits of Shipping Overweight Containers from Warehouses Close to Ports
Our warehouse is located close to ports in New Jersey and New York, bringing the following advantages when you use each container to its full capacity:
- Cost savings: Shipping large containers helps you reduce your transportation costs. You can ship larger containers from our warehouse in Elizabeth, NJ, to ports in New York and New Jersey. Save money and simplify your operations!
- Efficiency: Shipping large containers makes the entire supply chain run more efficiently. You can reduce the time and resources needed to manage your logistics or trust your entire logistics operations to our experts.
- Faster delivery times: The faster you get your shipments to the warehouse or the port, the faster deliveries can reach your end customers. With fewer containers, you reduce the number of handoffs and hasten the delivery process.
- Reduced risk of damage: Large containers are typically made of durable materials and can withstand greater stress and pressure than smaller ones. This adds another layer of protection to your parts, materials, or products.
- Better inventory management: Consolidated shipments can also lead to improved inventory management. It’s easier to manage shipments when you have fewer containers and you can also reduce how many SKUs you need.
Contact Van Brunt Logistics & Warehousing to find out how overweight shipping can benefit your company. Call 908-282-7080 to get started today.