The courier parceling business, when correctly handled, is not to be underestimated. In many areas of personal, social and commercial life, and many parts of the world today, the privately run courier business has surpassed the traditional postal services usually offered by government owned public service administrations or companies. One of the reasons why these private courier companies have been able to become the preferred bidder for shipping important documents and manageable packages (packages that could just as easily be delivered by hand) is because the public services, across the board, have become quite lax, tardy and complacent.
For small to medium sized, and growing businesses, in particular, time is money, and no such company has any further time and money to waste. So, essential service deliveries today have simply become non-negotiable. Private cargo transportation services companies across the country, and indeed, the world, have also experienced its fair share of demand. Retail and wholesale oriented companies remain dependent on these companies for the daily and on time delivery of their material goods.
These cargo transportation services companies also have specialist units handling all those materials just extracted, processed, or fully manufactured that are of such heavy loads that no other transport alternative seems to be possible. Many of these heavy loads are also of an extremely sensitive nature. The materials being transported are toxic and could be harmful to the public and environment if spilled. Hence the requirement to ensure that all cargo is stringently managed from entry to exit point.
Across the board, regulations on the proper handling of all cargo from port to port have been set up and are being enforced. These regulations have been in force for some years already and have been agreed to by all relevant stakeholders, across the board.