Drayage Capacity Needed: Why Product Sitting in Ports for Days is Hurting Companies

Posted by Port City Logistics on Sep 23, 2021 10:55:18 AM

Drayage capacity, or drayage transportation, refers to the movement of goods over shorter distances, usually in the final stages of the transportation process. Still, it can occur at any point during transportation. Examples include a truck loading cargo at a local port, the distance covered during a border crossing, and the most common type of drayage: a delivery to a location in the same general area. While drayage shipping covers a minimal number of miles compared to other modes, it accounts for a disproportionate amount of fees, expenses, and delays. Managing drayage capacity, reducing delays, and keeping cargo moving is critical for successful and profitable transportation management and logistics planning. Doing so will help avoid these 6 common issues related to drayage.

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