The mining industry faces logistics challenges such as moving copper, silver, iron or other mined products from remote mining sites. They also face the challenge of requiring transport for heavy mining equipment to and from remote sites which adds expense and complications that some other industries don’t have to deal with. Transportation within the mining industry commonly involves managing shipping by rail, which can be costly and difficult without a relationship with rail companies. It’s also necessary to properly track rail cars with the product to ensure they aren’t sitting for long periods of time and to find the best cargo insurance to minimize the expensive risk of theft.
Working with a third-party logistics provider that focuses on industrial shipments, such as Global Shipping Services, can help companies save up to 12% on costs and manage cargo insurance and freight tracking. Multimodal transportation is often required to move mining equipment on and offsite as well as to ship the product out to customers from remote destinations. Global Shipping Services has over 15 years of experience shipping mining freight to and from remote destinations and handling heavy haul and project cargo through multimodal transport.
Global Shipping Services is a global freight forwarder with offices based in the U.S. We are members of Lognet and the WCA Family which allows us to offer competitive pricing and local expertise no matter where our clients need to ship goods or transport equipment. We specialize in industrial shipping, and we have proven ourselves time and time again when it comes to transporting heavy, oversized cargo across the country and around the globe on tight deadlines. See our case studies for more information.
We offer multimodal transportation options that provide time-saving and cost advantages; we have the capacity to ship products by truck, rail, ship and plane. We also manage cargo insurance, permitting and import and export documentation. Our clients know that they can count on our highly trained staff that always answers the phone and has the knowledge and capabilities to manage transportation and logistics projects from beginning to end.
Make your operations more cost-effective and take the headache out of mining logistics with Global Shipping Services. Contact us today by filling out our online form or calling us at (908) 232-0505 to learn more about our transport services for the mining industry. You can also request a quote for moving your project cargo.
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“We have complicated international shipping requirements and tight schedules to maintain, GSS has always gone above and beyond to meet these requirements and ensure we have the information needed to keep things running smoothly”Cameron Kehm
Director, International Operations, OSG Lightering LLC
“In my 16 years of service to industry, I would highly recommend this company as a reliable broker and shipping company to cover any logistics scenario that could arise with professionalism, attention to detail & accuracy. Our representation has been nothing but superb from Global whether a simple shipment is brokered through customs or multiple containers are negotiated to our project sites direct from Germany this company delivers on time at competitive rates every time.”David Zinke
Senior Project Engineer, Geda USA Elevator & Material Lift Company
“Presmer has been working with Global Shipping for over 3 years now and the service they provide is excellent. They go above and beyond the call of duty to ease your shipment hassles. They take the frustration out of the process with their knowledge and relationships. Forever grateful.”Annsley Popov
“This company truly puts the customer first. They are always ahead of issues and their follow-up and communications with us has been exemplary. They made what used to be a horrific part of our work, something that is now almost effortless.
Thank you for having the highest work ethic, great industry knowledge, reasonable rates and uncompromising customer service. We appreciate you!”
President, Superior Building Supplies