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What is Bulk Trucking?

What is Bulk Trucking?

Bulk trucking is a type of truck-based shipping service that moves bulk materials from one location to another by road. Any freight is considered bulk freight if the items are not packaged, and generally sold by weight or volume rather than individual pieces. Bulk trucking is often used to transport liquids, such as gasoline, or solids, such as grain. The equipment used to transport these materials can be very specialized, causing some bulk carriers to specialize in the transportation of certain materials. The main job of a bulk trucking service is usually to take the transported materials from a […]

61st Quartermasters fuel Navy Air Station Jacksonville

61st Quartermasters fuel Navy Air Station Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The 61st Quartermaster Battalion, part of the 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, traveled from Fort Hood to participate in this year’s Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise at Fort Stewart, Georgia, and other locations for the majority of July. The QLLEX is a multi-component, joint exercise involving elements from the Army Reserve, Defense Logistics Agency and the United States Navy to transport petroleum from a supply hub to the end user, in this case Navy aviation. “The main focus of the QLLEX is to move fuel from one point to the other,” said Chief Warrant Officer 3 Norris Sherfield. […]

Technology extends shelf life of dairy exports

Technology extends shelf life of dairy exports

A pilot scale spray dryer in the Monash University food grade lab. Credit: Monash University Professor Cordelia Selomulya and her team from Monash University’s Department of Chemical Engineering, along with international collaborators, have developed world-first ‘Smart Drying’ technology to help optimise the current industry-standard spray drying conditions and their effect on the final powdered dairy products. Spray drying is a method of producing a dry powder from a liquid or slurry through rapid drying with hot gas. Prolonged storage and continued exposure to temperature and moisture during transportation can lead to the browning / caking and spoilage of dairy […]

FROM MAGAZINE : Breakbulk cashing in on China-Africa trade

Breakbulk cashing in on China-Africa trade Breakbulk shipping has been in focus ever since China-Africa trade relations gathered momentum. Major Chinese-led infrastructure and construction projects currently underway in the African continent have spurred the sector, Surya Kannoth reports. Over the last few years, breakbulk-carrying liners serving Chinese engineering, procurement […]

Flexitanks Market Business Opportunities For Top Geographical Regions 2017-2021

Flexitanks Market report provides information regarding the market size, revenue forecast for the period 2017-2021. The Flexitanks Market report includes key business strategies for a successful business development plan it also throws light on key factors which have a strong influence on Flexitanks Market development trends. Key Information regarding […]

Liquid and Bulk Transportation Vessels Market to See Incredible Growth During 2024

In the entire shipping industry, a bulk commodity is referred to a substance such as coal, iron and grain, which is generally traded in large quantities and has a peculiar character which makes it easy for transportation. A transport system is generally designed to ensure that all its parts […]

Herma returns containers for reconditioning

Herma returns containers for reconditioning

In 2017, self-adhesive materials expert Herma collected a total of 1,058 so-called intermediate bulk containers (IBC), which are used for transport and storage of bulk liquid and granulated substances, to undergo eco-friendly reconditioning In 2017, self-adhesive materials expert Herma collected a total of 1,058 so-called intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), […]