Shipping, Drayage and Material Handling

Articles related to freight carriers, material handling, empty containers, and special handling.

13 Articles

  • Outbound Shipments Confirm your outbound shipping arrangements with your shipping carrier. If you need help making arrangements at show site, text or...
  • Ship in Advance to the GES Warehouse Shipping to the advance warehouse ensures your freight is delivered to the venue on time and to your booth space by the published set-up...
  • Tracking Shipments Click here to track your GES Logistics domestic shipment or contact GES by phone or live chat.  Contact us by phone for all...
  • Estimating Material Handling Charges Handling charges are based on the weight of the freight. Shipments are billed by the hundredweight and rounded up to the nearest...
  • Machinery Labor and Equipment Labor and equipment for uncrating, un-skidding, positioning, leveling, dismantling, re-crating, and re-skidding machinery and/or...
  • Can I arrange shipping using GES Logistics? Absolutely! We offer roundtrip, inbound, or outbound shipping via standard ground, next-day air, or second-day air for domestic...
  • Late and overtime surcharge Late surcharges may be charged an additional overtime surcharge If advance freight is received before or after the published deadline...
  • What is Material Handling? Material Handling is the unloading of your shipment, transporting it to your booth, storing and returning your empty crates/cartons,...
  • What is an Order Form for Material Handling or Bill of Lading? An Order Form for Material Handling or Bill of Lading is a legal document that is required for all freight not being hand-carried of the...
  • How do I know when my carrier checks into the Marshalling Yard? Your shipping carrier will notify you when their driver has checked in to the venue, usually by email. Check with your carrier to...
  • Storing Empty Containers Properly labeled empty shipping cartons will be picked up, stored and returned after the show. Labels are available at the GES...
  • Measure of Damage Liability - GES is liable for loss or damage to your goods only if the loss or damage is caused by GES negligence. Sole Relief - If...
  • Shipping Insurance All of your goods should be insured by your own insurance policy. Although we do our best to handle your goods as our own, there are...