DACHSER India completes its relay project shipments
DACHSER India branch in Chennai recently completed a Door-to-Door, gearbox shipment used for “Wind Mills” for one of our premium customers in the Industrial engineering.
DACHSER Chennai team handled the complete operations of this project shipment, right from cargo pick up using multi-axle hydraulic puller trucks, lashing for cargo safety, movement from Coimbatore to Chennai, customs clearance, loading on MAFI at the port, Ro/Ro vessel planning, till the delivery of the cargo to the customer’s door at destination.
There were four gearboxes in total, each of the gearbox weighed 44.5 tons with dimensions of 12 x 12 x 9 feet. With these weight and dimensions, they were categorized as oversized cargo and were divided into 3 shipments: one gearbox was transported in October, another one in November and the rest in December, 2021.
Experience to achieve the excellence
“Handling the initial shipment was very challenging for us, especially the transportation, but our team managed it really well by organising trucks with short lead times and cut offs which helped the shipment move on the planned vessel and reach its destination within the timeline”, said Mrs. Gayathri Christopher, Customer Service Manager Tamil Nadu, while sharing her experience of handling the shipment.
The fully-trained stevedores have unrivaled experience in handling heavy Ro/Ro cargoes within the deadlines, it proved DACHSER’s credibility and continued focus on providing highly reliable logistic services to our valued customers and helped to grow their business.
Mr. Vinod Varghese , Area Manager Tamil Nadu, conveying his happiness for the success in handling the shipment, “The customer was very happy with the instant arrangements and meeting the deadline”, he continued by praising his team efforts by saying “ I am proud to have such a proactive and vigilant team”.