Sea freight rates depend on the type of service (i.e., FCL, LCL) and the distance between two ports. For example, LCL sea freight rates for China to the USA start with 50 cents/kg. Again a 40 ft container from China to the USA will cost [...]
The time of sea freight will take that depends on the distance between two ports. For Asia, sea shipping takes 10-25 days, and for Africa, the duration will more than 45-60 days. The efficiency and connection of a sea freight forwarder can minimize the time.
In sea freight shipping, a sea freight forwarder books space or container, and your goods are packed there. Then your shipment moves to the port, and after customs pass loads to the vessel. Then the vessel reaches the destination port, and you can receive clearing [...]
You will need below documents when you are shipping by sea from China: 1.Bill of lading – mandatory. 2.Country Of Origin – Not mandatory in China but mandatory for import customs in some countries. 3.Commercial invoice- Supplier/seller will provide 4.Packaging list – Mandatory 5.Shipper’s letter [...]