CONSOLIDATED LCL CARGO SHIPMENT TO CHINA OR FROM CHINA
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 Shanghai, one of the most important ports in the world, being the main gate for China’s exports and the main entrance for imported goods. Other important ports in China you can choose from are:
• Dalian, this port located at the northeast of China, specialized on international cargo transport to the Asian southeast, north America and Europe’s markets.
• Tianjin, it’s an artificial port located at the north of China, Tianjin is the main gate to export port from Beijing and Tianjin región
• Guangzhou, this port is one of the most important ports of the world for sea freights and the biggest one at the south of China.
• Ningbo is also an important port in China in the center of the country.
• Qingdao is situated on the southern end of Shandong peninsula, being the fourth most important port after Shanghai.
• Xiamen, located on Western China’s west coast is one of the most important port due to its business with more than 60 ports in more than 40 countries.
China has as its main port Shanghai, besides being the most important financial, commercial, economic and logistic center in the country there are 28 docks of containers, with more than 124 of Deep water docks and has commercial routes with 500 ports in 200 countries. It’s the most important center for international commerce. It also has the most extensive rail network arriving to practically every train station in China.
If you wish to send your consolidated cargo shippments to or from Shanghai or to any other important port in China 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. For example if you are planning to import or export to Mexico we have shipments from Mexican ports like:
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.