Sea Freight Shipping Services
The team to entrust with all your logistical requirements
The Powerhouse International difference
Why Choose Us
shipping solutions with transparent pricing
Cutting edge tracking technologies combined with proactive communication
Custom Shipping Solutions
Experience premium service without the price tag
Our sea freight logistic team monitor your cargo through every port, nationally and internationally. Our logistic project managers are responsive, proactive and strategic in crafting a custom solution to meet your needs. Whether you are on tight deadlines, or dealing with complex cargo issues, our customs brokers are equipped for the challenge.
In addition, we are proud to use innovative tracking technologies which give our clients live location updates and accurate time projections. When required, our dedicated team can be present at any location to supervise the clearance and safe delivery of your goods. Powerhouse International always aims to deliver with absolute peace of mind.
Our range of services include:
Cargo collection transportation & delivery via air, sea, road and rail
3rd party/triangle movements (cross trade)
Professional packing services
View Our Guide To Sea Freight Dimensions, Types & Weights
Our Sea Freight Affiliate Network
Powerhouse International has developed strong affiliations with world-recognised organisations such as the International Forwarders and Customs Brokers Council of Australia (IFCBAA), High Tech Forwarding Network (HTFN) and Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
What is Sea Freight?
Sea freight, also known as ocean freight, is the transportation of goods and products by sea, typically using cargo ships or container vessels. It is an essential component of the global supply chain, enabling the movement of large quantities of goods across vast distances at a relatively low cost.
Sea freight is used for a wide range of products, from raw materials like oil and minerals to finished goods like automobiles and electronics. It is also commonly used for bulk shipments, such as grains or chemicals, and for oversized or heavy items that cannot be transported by air or land.
Advantages of Sea Freight
One of the key advantages of sea freight is cost-effectiveness. With cargo ships capable of carrying thousands of containers or tons of bulk cargo at once, sea freight can transport goods at a much lower cost per unit than air or land freight. This makes it an ideal option for businesses that need to move large quantities of goods over long distances.
Another advantage of sea freight is its flexibility. Cargo ships can travel to almost any port in the world, making it possible to transport goods to even the most remote locations. This makes sea freight an essential component of global trade, enabling businesses to access new markets and customers around the world.
Disadvantages of Sea Freight
Sea freight can also be slower than other modes of transportation, with shipping times ranging from several days to several weeks or even months, depending on the distance and the shipping route. This means that sea freight is often used for less time-sensitive shipments, while air or land freight is used for more urgent deliveries.
Despite its slower speed, sea freight remains an essential part of the global supply chain, enabling businesses to move goods across the world at a low cost and with a high level of flexibility.