Drayage Services

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Drayage is transporting freight over short distances.

We provide drayage operations to keep businesses running smoothly. Whether you need it to be done from port to port, port to dock, or port to its final destination. What do drayage services entail? Drayage is defined by its usage of containers to transport loads usually over short distances. Some of the drayage operations carried out include the transportation of goods from port to port, port to rail, port to dock, or to its final destination. Most drayage operations involve the pickup and drop off of goods within the same city, town, or metropolitan area, we also provide long distance drayage services if need be.

There are numerous situations where drayage can be utilized by shippers, a classic example is the shipment of loads over a distance before it can be loaded on a rail for shipment. Drayage also forms an important part of intermodal transport operations. Nationwide Transport Services provides drayage services at your convenience, whatever or wherever it may be. We understand that drayage is a critical step in moving freight.

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Drayage transport is often part of a longer overall shipment.

The process usually involves taking containers in and out of rail, warehouses, and terminals. It also consists of taking steel containers off ship decks and rail cars, then loading the containers on trailers. After that, they’re taken to warehouses and other storage facilities as they await the next step of intermodal shipping. The drayage service is only applicable in regions where the trailer is moved within the same region. Drayage is often part of a longer freight operation. Unlike long-distance or across the border shipping, drayage can be carried out in one driver shift. The time and distance are often very short compared to the overall shipment’s journey.


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Avoid Additional Costs of Drayage Like Demurrage Fees

NTS will guide you through the process at the most affordable prices.

Finding the right service provider like Nationwide Transport Services, LLC to handle your drayage needs is a critical part of the process. If you have goods coming in on a container ship and need them transported when they arrive at the port, the first step of the process is drayage. There are several factors you ought to consider when hiring drayage services. Many variables go into making the complicated drayage process less complex. The need to avoid unnecessary fees when transporting your cargo prompts for the use of a drayage company. That’s where we come in.

We partner up with you to ensure the container is shipped to its ultimate destination. Whether it’s an intermodal transport operation or otherwise, container owners are given time before they can move the container from the port. A demurrage fee is charged for every day the container is not cleared from the port. To avoid these unnecessary fees, you could turn to us for reliable and efficient drayage transport.