CONSOLIDATED LCL CARGO SHIPMENT TO INDIA OR FROM INDIA
At Consolhub we have the best options and the best prices for sea freights for your consolidated LCL cargo. Get an instant quote, book and ship your consolidated cargo to India and its main ports. The Republic of India has great ports located along its coast line, either on the Arabian sea or in the Bengal Bay. Its main ports are: Chennai (Madras), Jawaharal Nehru (Nhava Sheva), Kolkata (Calcuta), Kandla, Mumbai (Bombay) and Tuticorin.
• Chennai port, is the second most important port of India, it’s one of the main ports with terminal station to classify its own operations.
• Jawaharal Nehru has become the main port for car containers and its main cargo is heavy cargo of great size.
• Mumbai sea port, is the main port of India and is very important to the country’s economy. Among the main products exported from this port, are: refined oil, jewelry and medicine.
India is the seventh most important economy of the world according to UN’s data, besides being the 18th exports economy and the 31st most complex one in the ECI (Economic Complexity Index).
If you wish to send your consolidated cargo shipments to or from India and world through a reliable net of cargo consolidators or groupage companies, CONSOLHUB is undoubtedly your best option, offering you the best service options so you can choose the one that works best for you according to your needs and anytime you need, we are associated with the best international freight companies
If you are planning to import or export goods and looking for ocean freight companies or international freight forwarders Consolhub gives you access online to ship schedules and rate sheets for consolidated ocean freight shipments.
Imports to India and Exports from India
In 2016 India was place 18th among the countries with more imports world ranking, the main origins of India’s imports are: China, USA, Hong Kong, Switzerland, and South Korea, importing mainly refined oil, diamonds, jewelry, packaged drugs, and cars. Most of its exported goods are raw oil, gold, diamonds, charcoal briquettes and phones. The main destinations for its exported goods are USA, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, China and the UK.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW WHEN YOU WISH TO IMPORT OR EXPORT CONSOLIDATED CARGO?
Something important to consider when you decide to export or import besides the costs and the transit time, is to know the main ports of origin as well as destination ports to identify which one will be the best options for LCL ocean shipping.
Ocean freight shipping has different costs that you need to be aware not only the ocean shipment price but also the origin and destination costs such as, customs, deconsolidation or local delivery. Likewise, you should consider having all the paperwork needed (whether you import or export) and checking the correct filling of the BL (Bill of landing) that stands for the cargo.
WHAT DOES CONSOLIDATED CARGO OR LCL MEAN?
The acronym means (less than container load) this load is put together from a group of different clients, in one container (it’s consolidated) and a service called consolidated cargo is generated. This is normally provided by groupage or consolidated ocean freight companies it is frequently used for smaller cargo not big enough to fill a complete container by itself. If you look for consolidated cargo, through CONSOLHUB we offer services door to door, port to port, port to door, and door to port, for consolidated cargo.
WHY IS CONSOLHUB THE BEST CHOICE FOR CONSOLIDATED SEA FREIGHT SERVICES?
At Consolhub you will find the best prices for consolidated cargo, thanks to our agreements with NVOCC and ocean cargo consolidators and the volumes we manage directly with the leading and best-known companies of sea freight. We are the link between the most specialized consolidating companies, being this our area of expertise.
WHY USE SEA FREIGHT?
In sea or ocean freight, different kinds of cargo are used, FCL cargo (Full container load) and LCL (Less container load) both are transported in containers of different sizes, among the most common are 20, 40 and 40 HC ft for specific loads such as perishable goods, or material that needs to be transported with an specific temperature, it is important that in order to ask for an import or export service, all the cargo details are known and shared in order to assign the right container and the right kind of operation so that the booking is correctly done.
To give you an idea of the total amount of cargo transported via sea, according to UNCTAD it goes as high as 80%, that is why it has become one of the fundamental factors of the world economy growth.