The transport of partload is operated as if it is a truck-transport with full truck in Europe. The customer names the number of pallets or how much space is needed and the weight of the cargo. furthermore is necessary a what time the cargo is ready to be picked up by the truck. The truck will transport the cargo in the European countries as a partload without transbording. therefore it is necessary to know at what time the partload is needed to arrive by truck at point of destination in Europe.
It is the job of the European forwarder to combine the truck transport with other part load and customer in respect of the dates and times of arrival.
If you have part load by truck in Europe which is able to be transborded and if it is not to be delivered on time please take in mind that direct trucktransports are in most cases more expensive than to manage with groupage. Cargo will we transports via different hubs in Europe. So take care about correct packing of the cargo to avoid damages.
If you have a complete load in Europe you are probably dealing with a lot of truck-transports. Mostly big companies have a production or are international dealer that there are specialist necessary for the truck transport of their cargo in Europe. So we will not write to much about this. Clients now that the forwarder of the truck transport must be specialized in the European countries concerned and that he has to speak the European languages. To organize truck transports in Europe you have to understand the different European mentalities. The forwarder should know how much pallets per day are produced . Counting the number of truck needed a day he can calculate the transit time and emphasize how long transport may need to fulfill the requirements of the European client. The client in Europe of the client of the truck forwarder has to be fulfilled. A good forwarder of trucktransport will always understand the needs of the customer as well as the specific regulations on truck transport in Europe.