What is Project Cargo?


Domestic Shipping

Project Cargo

What is Project Cargo?

Project Cargo is a term used to describe the domestic or international transportation of large, heavy-duty, high value, or complex pieces of equipment. The materials included in project cargo can be globally sourced, or from one specific location. Project cargo requires attention to detail in order to remain within projected timelines and budgets during the transit of goods.

Which industries use Project Cargo the most?  

Oil and gas, wind power, engineering, mining, and construction or industries are heavily-dependent on this type of transportation due to the need for a detailed engineering process and care. 

Here is a complete list of industries that use this level of transportation: 

  • Oil and Gas 
  • Mining
  • Procurement and Construction
  • Renewable Energy 
  • Powerplants
  • Aerospace
  • Engineering
  • Military and Defense
  • Petrochemical Fields   


How complex is Project Cargo? 

Project Cargo is possibly the most complex level of transportation within the logistics industry. These shipments always run on time constraints or specific delivery dates, which make them the most detail-oriented projects to plan for. To complete a Project Cargo shipment, oversized goods often have to travel by land, sea, or air to their final destination. Some Project Cargo functions include: 

  • Road survey
  • Police escort
  • Intermodal transport
  • Chartering

Need more support? If you did not find what you were looking for, contact us for further help!