CONSOLIDATED LCL CARGO SHIPMENT TO GERMANY OR FROM GERMANY
At Consolhub we have the best options and the best prices for sea freight for your consolidated LCL cargo. Get an instant quote, book and ship your consolidated cargo to Germany, and its main ports:
• Hamburg: It’s the exchange platform trade with Europe’s east and north, it’s one of the most important ports not only for Germany but for all the world.
• Bremerhaven port, is the most important port for imports and exports of cars in the UE, it’s the international center for the sea freight of containers, cars and fruits.
• Duisburg port, its main destinations are directed to the Middle East and Africa. More than 40 million tons of different products pass through this port, can be considered one of the main ports of Germany as of to trade and economy.
Germany has a wide and modern port infrastructure, with more than 60 ports and auxiliary sub ports opened to the cargo handling. Germany is the third economy of exports in the world according to OECD data. It’s an important machinery, car, chemical products and home appliances exporter.
If you wish to send your consolidated cargo shipments to or from Germany 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.
Imports to Germany and Exports to Germany
In 2016, Germany was number 4 with most imports of the world ranking, its main imports are consumer products, cars, car parts, raw oil, and packaged drugs. The main destinations for Germany’s exports are USA, France, UK, The Netherlands and China. Most of its imported goods come from The Netherlands, France, Belgium, China, and Italy.
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.