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FOCUS 5. Fill in the gaps with prepositions/particles where necessary.

   
1. A box is stronger than a carton, made … wood, cardboard or metal, sometimes … a folding lid.
2. A container is a very large, robust, metal construction, varying … length … about ten … about forty feet.
3. A crate has a bottom and a frame, and is sometimes open … the top.
4. A sack is a larger, stronger version … a bag, usually made … jute.
5. A special crate … reinforced bottom will be needed … the transportation … such large equipment, and both padding and bolting … will be essential to give protection… vibration and jarring.
6. All marks other than the above and the name … country … origin will be removed … the boxes … shipment.
7. … … their sealing to prevent pilfering they are safe, and goods are also protected … constant handling.
8. Carboys may be retained … you … charge … 2 months.
9. Cases are often lined … various materials to prevent damage … water, air, etc.
10. Chemicals may also be supplied … stout cardboard drums … 50 kg capacity, and wrapped … sealed polythene bags.
11. Containers are a recent development and they can make … transportation very economical.
12. Containers can hold most cargoes including liquids, and are transported … lorries and trains … ports where they are loaded … … container vessels and shipped.
13. Each crate will be marked … the name … your company and the order number.
14. Export crates … goods … the type you name are completely enclosed … plywood, and firmly battened.
15. … extra strength, cases may have battens fixed … their tops, bottoms and sides.
16. Good clear marking is essential if the goods are not to go astray, and … this reason marks are usually made … paint, inks or dyes … a metal stencil.
17. If cartons are used, please supply each chemical … strong polythene bags to ensure protection … damp.
18. If not returned … us … 3 weeks, the crates will be charged … you … $15 each.
19. If the transaction is … a letter of credit basis, you should notify your bank that this document will be acceptable … instead … the B/L.
20. If they are similar … substance … pitch and tar they can be delivered … wooden barrels … capacity 200 litres.
21. If you want us to reserve a space … the MS Valkirija, please complete the enclosed … forms and return them … us as soon as possible.
22. Please fill … the enclosed Export Cargo Shipping Instructions and the Export Cargo Packing Instructions and hand them … our driver when he calls to collect the consignment.
23. Please note that as far as the solid chemical substances are concerned we do not object … packing … cartons, provided the flaps are glued … and the cartons secured … metal bands.
24. Please note, however, that the vessel closes … cargo … May 28.
25. Small parcels … different shippers can be grouped together … a depot if they are … the same destination, and special groupage rates are offered … consignees.
26. Sometimes several cartons are made … … a single package, held … metal bands.
27. Spares should be sorted … canvas bags … packing … the case or each item should be wrapped separately … greased paper.
28. The buyer has a right to expect that his goods will reach him … perfect condition, and the seller has to pack them … such a way that they will do so.
29. The earliest vessel due … … Murmansk … Hamburg is the MS Valkirija which sails … Tromsoe … May 20 and will arrive … Murmansk … May 23.
30. The following marks are stencilled … each box … letters 10 cm high.
31. The general plan … all packing is to make the goods secure … the kind … journey they have to make, but to keep the package as small and light as possible.
32. There are three principal types … marking which may have to be done … export packages.
33. These marks should correspond … those … your shipping documents.
34. This consignment is destined … RhurGold Gmbh, Hamburg.
35. Thus we would like to know if you could be … any help … us … packing the above consignment, all the details and description … which are enclosed … the letter.
36. Thus your goods may be scheduled … delivery … this vessel, ETD Murmansk May 30, ETA Hamburg June 7, which appears to suit your schedule … delivery.
37. To save freight … these machines may be packed … specially designed crushproof crates which should stand … … the roughest handling.
38. Transport costs … land usually depend … the weight, but … the sea the size … the package is also important.
39. We are a company engaged … chemical engineering, and we have recently concluded a contract … RuhrGold Gmbh … the supply … ρhemical equipment and chemical substances, solid and liquid.
40. We have connections … the world and as a result … our wide experience we can advise you … suitable packing … any type … goods you wish to export.
41. We hope that our offer will meet … your requirements and are ready to meet you … person to progress the matter.
42. We would like you to pick … the load, transport it … Murmansk … Petrozavodsk, and then deliver it … its destination … Germany … the beginning … June.
43. We would suggest that as the consignment is to be loaded … lorry … ship, and then transferred … again, you should use our Combined Transport Bill which will cover the goods … point … acceptance … point … delivery.
44. When thin wood is used, metal bands or wires will be passed … the case.
45. Wooden cases are sometimes marked … burned impressions … the wood itself.
46. You will see from our list … tariffs that charges are calculated … cubic metre or tonne and that we offer substantial rebates … regular shipments.
47. Your firm was recommended … us … our business partners ZAO STALTRANSIT as a well-known and established company … excellent expertise … the field … packing.
48. Your instructions as … marking have been accurately carried … and the goods packed … all care … our experienced dispatch staff.
49. Your packing should be adequate, and the cargo marked … … least two sides … a shipping mark which includes the destination port.

 




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