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Jedzenie długoterminowe (No. 4720260)

Total weight [kg]:

110.00

Packaging description:

Paczka zapakowana na palete, wymiary 120x80x67

What is your budget? [PLN]:

400

Distance: 1561.00 km

Pick-up address and date

Poland, Silesian Voivodeship, Katowice

16 Jul 2019

Delivery address and date

Norway, Akershus, Lillestrøm

Flexible dates


Food transport

Food is one of the categories that has the most strict rules concerning storage and shipping. The main reason is the possibility of food getting rotten when stored and shipped improperly. The possible transport provider must uphold the standards of storage and transporting food so as to prevent the load from rotting and in consequence getting damaged irreversibly. The transport provider is also obliged to get necessary permissions stating that he is able to safely ship food as well as is in possession of crucial equipment. Among the main reasons food shipment has such restrictive standards is the variety of the section – in “Food” category you will come across: meat, dairy, frozen products, animal products, liquids, cereals and many more. Each of this special groups requires certain storing and transporting environment, like specific temperature or humidity. Transport providers that are willing to transport food ought to keep the delivery date, because of the often short expiration dates of the load. Moreover they ought to make sure that the food is secured well and shielded from weather conditions. Also a transport provider who is willing to transport food products, ought to obtain needed permissions from Food Standard Agency.

Cost of food transportation

Cost of food shipping varies hugely, since the section is really diverse. Similarly to the most cargo, the cost of transport depends on the dimensions and weight of the load and route length as well as whether the route crosses any borders. However with food transportation we can discern additional price-defining factor: whether your cargo requires specific conditions for the transport. Therefore when you need to ship a load that needs to be transported in certain temperature or humidity, you should probably be prepared to pay higher price than you would for transporting for example pallets of comparable weight and dimensions.