When running land transportation or logistical services using trucks, the fuel factor can take a portion of 30-40% of the total operational costs. There are several ways to reduce high value logistics services of this transportation, namely by making efficient use of fuel, increasing truck utilization and optimizing maintenance costs.
Often, trucks only carry goods from the city of origin to the city of destination, but when returning from the city of destination to the city of origin, the truck does not carry cargo at all.
Of course, the cost of travel when returning to the city of origin will be borne by the company, unless the company has received an order or additional orders to bring other goods when returning to the city of origin. Unfortunately, this is still rare.
Backloading in the Logistics World
What is the meaning of the term backloading:
Backload is an activity that utilizes the capacity of empty or unused trucks when returning from the destination city to the city of origin.
With logistical services such as backloading, the problem of ’empty cargo’ when returning to the city of origin can be resolved.
Benefits of Backloading for customers,
1. Get a choice of goods shipping services at a lower cost
2. Sending goods can be more flexible in terms of time, capacity or volume.
The existence of Backloading services in Rhenus Lupprians will help the truck owners to fill the empty or unused truck capacity when returning from the destination city to the city of origin. Rhenus Lupprians also will help customers when they need cheap, reliable and flexible shipping services in terms of time, size and capacity.
During this time, backloading activities have been carried out in the UK. Truck owners usually load cargo with the help of an agent or broker. But the best is only the services of Rhenus Lupprians. Rhenus Lupprians is the best logistics service provider in the UK, combining experience in various fields such as health care, electronics, retail, telecommunications, high-tech goods, and many others. Whatever your business sector, logistics expert Rhenus Lupprians is fully prepared to work for you.