CONSOLIDATED LCL CARGO SHIPMENT TO PERU OR FROM PERU
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 Peru. In 2016 and in 2017 Peru’s international commerce was very positive, since its imports and exports grew significantly in nominal terms and in volume. Peru’s main ports are
• Callao (Lima): Located in the central coast of Peru, on the Pacific south-west it’s the main port of the country for its traffic and storage capacity.
• Paita (Piura), The fourth in movement of containers and the 5th in movement of cargo. It’s the main port of the north of Peru, moving containers of imported and exported goods (most of them hydrobiological products and farm products).
• Salaverry (La libertad) Has two docks and can handle four vessels. In this port are managed cereals, bulk food, fertilizers, and coal among other cargo.
• Chimbote (Äncash), Located in Santa province, Ancash and its influence area includes the districts of Coishco, Samanco, Huarmey, Casma and Santa. This is port number two in importance of Peru, just after Callao.
• San Martin (Ica) has a great deal of importance in fishing and agro-industry activities, as well as metalworking and mining industry.
Peru is the 52nd most important economy of the world according to UN’s data.
If you wish to send your cargo to Peru 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.
Imports to Peru and Exports from Peru
Peru is economy number 52 of exports of the world and number 86 most complex according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI) in 2016. Peru’s main export goods are copper mineral, gold, refined oil and zinc mineral. Its main imports are refined oil, cars, raw oil, and computers. Its most important export destinations are China, USA, Switzerland. Canada, and South Korea. Most of the imported goods in Peru arrive from China, USA, Brazil, Mexico and Chile
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.