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Bulk freight transportation

The company SIA “RITLOGISTIKA” provides not only the transportation of packed and packaged cargo but also carries out international and local transportation of bulk cargo. Transportation of bulk cargo (including liquids) is provided according to the characteristics, conditions and volume of the shipment, regardless of whether the carrier is planned as full load (FTL) or combined load (LTL). Bulk cargo transportation is carried out by transporting cargo both by land and in containers by sea, as well as by rail and air cargo transportation.

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Customized transport of bulk cargo

Taking into account that bulk cargo is usually sent in large quantities without packaging and can be classified as both liquid and dry cargo, SIA “RITLOGISTIKA” provides transportation of bulk cargo with various types of transport, individually adapting it to the specific characteristics and conditions of each shipment.

Bulk cargo can be not only the transportation of harmless grain, sand or edible vegetable oil. The bulk cargo often includes oil products and even hazardous goods (ADR). For each such transport, transport managers of SIA “RITLOGISTIKA” will adapt a certified vehicle appropriate to the cargo volume so that every carrier entrusted to us reaches the route’s destination quickly, safely and in excellent quality.

Transport of bulk cargo

Transportation of dry and liquid bulk cargo

SIA “RITLOGISTIKA” transports and delivers dry/liquid bulk cargo not only in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia or elsewhere in Europe but also outside the European Union.

According to the classification of the bulk cargo (it is usually dry or liquid), content and volume of the shipment, several types of transport are used for the transportation of bulk cargo and several transportation options are offered, with which we can provide transportation suitable for the needs of customers.

When transporting bulk cargo by land, SIA “RITLOGISTIKA” provides transportation of bulk cargo both with moving floor trailers – voluminous cargo transportation up to 90m3, as well as tippers up to 65m3, as well as tank semi-trailers with a capacity of up to 60m3.

In the international transportation of bulk cargo, SIA “RITLOGISTIKA” offers cargo transportation with containers, railway wagons or tank trucks, where the cargo composition is directly filled or poured into a tank truck, wagon, or cargo container.

International cargo transport

International freight forwarding

SIA “RITLOGISTIKA” carries out international transportation of bulk cargoes for the transport of both liquid and dry bulk cargoes to/from the most popular routes in Europe (Baltic countries, Scandinavia, Benelux countries), as well as other European and world countries, providing cargo of different sizes and volumes as needed.

Cargo transport in Latvia

Logistics in Latvia

The most popular type of bulk cargo in transportation across Latvia is dry bulk cargo transportation. Transportation of bulk cargo such as grain, wood shavings, sand and peat has been an integral part of SIA “RITLOGISTIKA” cargo transportation for many years, which is trusted by Latvian farmers and businessmen.

Bulk cargo types

SIA “RITLOGISTIKA” provides transportation of both dry and liquid bulk cargo across Latvia and to/from foreign countries. Liquid bulk cargoes are classified into food (juice), non-food (glycerin), hazardous (petroleum) and non-hazardous liquids (vegetable oil).

Solid bulk cargo is segmented according to mass density: light bulk cargo (peat), medium (grain), heavy (sand) and extra heavy (iron ore) bulk cargo.



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What you should know about the transportation of bulk cargo

How are bulk cargo prices calculated?

The price of bulk cargo transport is calculated taking into account the amount of cargo planned for transportation, the route to be covered (distance from pickup to the place of delivery) and the specific characteristics of the load, which must be taken into account when choosing the transport in the particular transportation.

What is bulk cargo?

Bulk cargo is unpackaged dry cargo (grain, coal, sand and others). If the bulk cargo is in liquid form (oil, glycerin, petroleum and other dangerous cargoes (ADR), then specialized tank trucks and containers are used for transportation.

What is the carrying capacity and capacity of bulk cargo?

Adapting transport to each type of cargo transportation and route, SIA “RITLOGISTIKA” provides bulk cargo transportation with trucks with a capacity of up to 18m3, containers with a total of up to 40m3 and tank containers for liquid cargo transportation – with 26 thousand litre capacity.

Where to begin?

To ensure timely and safe delivery of bulk cargo, it is essential to start with finding out the content, weight/volume of the bulk cargo, clarifying the transportation route and the readiness of the load for its pickup, as well as clarifying the delivery time when the shipment must be delivered to the destination of the route. Based on this information, SIA “RITLOGISTIKA” transport managers will provide the most successful transportation solution for your bulk cargo transportation!

Get in touch with RITLOGISTIKA

To consult and agree on the best bulk cargo transportation solutions, contact the professional transport managers of SIA “RITLOGISTIKA”.

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Route planning

For bulk cargo delivery to safely reach any necessary route destination, SIA “RITLOGISTIKA” transport managers will plan the most effective transportation route for transporting the current bulk cargo.

Delivery time

After a prior agreement with the transport manager of SIA “RITLOGISTIKA”, bulk cargo transportation entrusted to us will be provided on the required day and time of cargo delivery.