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Alimentos frios (No. 6876631)

Total weight [kg]:

4

Packaging description:

Caja con empaques de aluminio de comida preparada

What is your budget? [€]:

25

Distance: 23.00 km

Pick-up address and date

Spain, Catalonia, Barcelona

26 Nov 2020

Delivery address and date

Spain, Catalonia, Sant Cugat Del Vallès

26 Nov 2020


Food transport

Food is one of the categories that has the most strict rules when it comes to storage and shipping. The main cause is the possibility of products getting spoiled if stored and transported incorrectly. The possible transport provider must abide by the rules of storage and shipping food so as to prevent the cargo from spoiling and thus getting damaged permanently. The transport provider also ought to obtain needed permissions declaring that he is fitted to securely transport food and is in possession of needed equipment. One of the reasons food transport has such strict standards is the diversity of the section – in “Food” section you may find: meat, dairy, frozen products, animal products, liquids, cereals and many others. Each of this special groups needs its own appropriate storing and transporting conditions, like particular temperature or humidity. Transport providers that are willing to ship food must keep the delivery date, because of the often short expiration dates of the load. Moreover they have to guarantee that the cargo is secured well and shielded from weather conditions. Also a transport provider who wants to ship food products, ought to acquire needed permissions from Food Standard Agency.

Price of food transportation

Price of food transportation differs hugely, since the section is quite varied. As it is with the majority of the cargo, the price of transport is connected with the dimensions and weight of the cargo and route length and also whether the route crosses any borders. But with food transportation we can discern additional price-defining factor: whether your load requires certain conditions for the shipping. Therefore if you need to transport a cargo that needs to be kept in certain temperature or humidity, it is best to be prepared to pay higher price than you would while shipping e.g. furniture of similar weight and dimensions.