Project Cargo Handling Services
Efficient Project Cargo Handling
A lot goes into project cargo handling – from preparation to surveys, packaging to transporting and maintaining the right network of associates and partners – it can easily get overwhelming. Making sure that everything runs smooth, on-time and within budgets can get very challenging, especially since projects sites are often hard to fully study.
The combination of experience, resourcefulness and expertise is of unparalleled importance and efficiency in project cargo handling is something that requires much of those. With Swift Cargo, that’s exactly what you get as you can rest assured of having your project cargo needs, being handled by reliable and dedicated professionals at all times.
Simplifying Project Logistics
The task of handling project logistics is typically something that becomes challenging in many ways, depending upon the nature of the project, its location, scale and various other factors. The involvement of Over Dimensional Cargo, heavy lifts and specialized equipment may require various inputs like site handling, road development, civil work and a lot of careful calculations.
The experienced team at Swift Cargo simplifies extensive tasks by segregating the project logistics in a logical way and addressing each complex task as multiple, simpler tasks that can be addressed individually by experts who then work towards joining the dots to make a complete picture of the entire operation.
Project Cargo Services that Handle Logistically Challenging Cargo with Ease
Along with light weight consumer products, heavy lift cargo, engineering goods and industrial projects form a part of Swift’s forte. Our competent operations team manages voluminous and critical projects with diligence to ensure timely delivery in best conditions.
Right from place of loading, all the way to discharge, we combine collective efforts to provide outright solutions for your special cargo requirements, so as to ensure that the operative efficiency of the dispatched commodity is intact.
We undertake door-to-door deliveries of special projects, regardless of volume, size and dimension; through our multi-modal transportation facilities:
- Conventional Vessel
- Roll on-Roll off Vessel
- Over-sized containers
- Air and marine charters
- Inland water transportation by barge
- Road transportation by multi-axle modular trailers
- Land transportation by railways
The Swift operations team has covered sectors of energy and power generation, mining and metal industry and heavy engineering works by providing following services:
- Project planning, arrangement of cranes, delivery and on-site fitting.
- Feasibility studies and route surveys for heavy lift projects
- Over dimensional cargo (ODC) & Over weight cargo (OWC) management
- Custom clearance and documentation
- Warehousing and storage facilities
- General liability Insurance coverage for project cargo
- Provision of lashing service
Six Cable Reels of 7 metric tonnes each per container, project for 180 containers had to be transported from port of Nhava Sheva to Slave Lake in Canada. The cargo had to be received at port of Vancouver and thereafter delivered to the destination at Slave Lake in Alberta. The task of carrying 42 mt of cargo through the hilly terrains of the Canadian Rockies added to the challenge.
The Swift Operations Team arranged for the cargo to be packed and loaded from the port of Nhava Sheva, India. It arrived at port of Vancouver via seaways, de-vanned at the port and moved to a warehouse. A route analysis was conducted for delivering goods from the Vancouver port to the destination in Slave Lake, Alberta. The reels weighing 42 metric tonnes were trans-loaded on a flatbed trailer and carried over 1500 kilometres through the rocky terrains of Canada. It was unloaded at the site in Slave Lake.
The cargo arriving from Nhava Sheva to Halifax, had to be transported from the port of Halifax to Stephenville in New Found Land. Here, a distance of 750 kilometres had to be covered using multi-modal transportation.
The containers were transported from shipper’s premises and loaded at Nhava Sheva Port India. After arriving at Port Halifax, it was de-stuffed and moved to a warehouse. The cargo was then trans-loaded on flatbed trailers and carried to a wharf at port Sydney, covering a distance of 400 kms.
From port Sydney, the cargo was loaded onto a barge and crossed over to the channel port Aux Basques in New Foundland. From there, it was transported to the site at Stephenville.
Dispatching Dumper Trucks weighing 9000 mt from India to Thailand.
The cargo comprising of Dumper Trucks, weighing around 9000 metric tonnes was loaded on board at the port of Chennai. Transported via seaways to Laem Chabang port near Bangkok. Thereafter, it was moved to the allotted local warehouse.
Transporting containerised shipment of an oil extraction plant from India to a hinterland in Uzbekistan via Iran. The project involved complexities of getting permits to translocate goods internationally via roadways.
The cargo was received from various suppliers at Nhava Sheva warehouse. Each of the cargo was segregated, marked and numbered and stuffing plan was designed as per the requirement of cargo at buyers end for erection of the plant. The containers carrying parts of oil extraction plant was loaded from Nhava Sheva port in Mumbai and was de-stuffed at the Bandar Abbas port in Iran and moved to a warehouse. Thereafter a distance of 2400 kms was covered via roadways. The cargo was loaded on a trailer and carried across Iran and Turkmenistan to finally arrive at Samarkand, in Uzbekistan. Here, the containers were unloaded and installed on site.
A Breakbulk shipment of Aluminium Billets weighing 600 mt was to be shipped from Port of Ennore in Tamil Nadu to Port of Baltimore in the USA.
Swift Operations team arranged for the cargo to be stacked, lashed and loaded onto the Vessel at the Ennore Port. The cargo was transported via seaways and unloaded at the Port of Baltimore. Swift was acknowledged as the Best Freight Forwarder for the successful execution of this shipment.
Wire Rod Coils weighing 4170 tons were to be delivered at the Port of Baltimore from Port of Ennore in Tamil Nadu.
The heavy Break-Bulk shipment was received at the Port of Ennore, stacked and loaded onto the Vessel. It was carried via seaways and delivered at the Port of Baltimore.