Sea freight shipping, also called ocean freight logistics, is the most important international sea freight services. Shipment via sea freight refers to the use of ships to transport goods between ports in different countries and regions through sea lanes, and is the most widely used in international sea freight cargo transportation. More than two-thirds of the total international trade volume is sea freight transport, including about 90% of China's total import and export freight volume. Sea freight logistics has changed the world tremendously.
Shanghai Realhong International Logistics Co., Ltd. is one of the professional international sea freight companies focusing on global sea freight services. It has a professional work team with more than ten years of experience in ocean transportation services, providing international sea freight services with competitive sea shipping rates. It has friendly contacts with major shipping companies in the world and provides various comprehensive sea freight forwarding services for hundreds of large and medium-sized enterprises.
As one of the professional ocean freight companies, our team of sea freight shipping experts can provide you with options for global sea freight, help you with saving costs, and offer important sea freight solutions when formulating plans.
Timely and accurate information transparent ocean sea freight charging, other stable and reliable loading and unloading services that can be tailored to your needs, although the container freight market conditions are unstable, we, one of the professional international sea shipping companies, strive to provide you with reliable sea freight services.
We conduct continuous negotiations with selected operators on market-based prices and available space. So our customers can enjoy high-quality international sea freight services and reasonable sea freight shipping quote without worrying about market conditions.
There are mainly two types of sea freight logistics: FCL and LCL.
FCL is the sea freight logistics that the shipper is responsible for loading, counting, stowage and lead sealing. The unloading of the FCL transport is generally handled by the consignee. But you can also entrust the carrier to unload the cargo at the freight station.
LCL is the ocean freight logistics that the carrier has to bear the loading and unloading operations before and after sea freight transport, but the loading and unloading fees are still charged to the cargo owner.
Sea freight logistics refers to the act of transporting the cargo consigned by the shipper from one location to another by sea freight, using a sea-going vessel as a means of delivery and collecting freight as a reward in accordance with the contract for the ocean freight logistics.
The whole process of sea freight shipping is in the following.
Sales-Quotation-Receipt of Power of Attorney-Booking space and trailer-Picking up and loading-Customs declaration and release-Handover with shipowner and ship agent-Issuing the bill of lading-Collect freight
The total cost of shipping goods by sea freight depends on the type of cargo freight service you need, and it also varies according to the following factors: container size, transit time, cargo type, cargo weight, cargo size. There are different sea freight shipping container specifications for the different containers available. Whether you are booking FCL (Full Container) shipments to fill the entire container or LCL (less than the container's full load or grouping) for small shipments, we can support you. As one of the most experienced international sea freight companies, Shanghai Realhong can offer cheap sea freight shipping services. Contact us for more information!
FAQs Of Sea Freight
1. Cheap international shipping by sea. According to experience, as for sea freight cost, any cargo weighing more than 500 kg is too expensive for air transport.
2. Generally, more products are restricted to air transportation than sea freight shipping, including gas, all flammable items, toxic or corrosive items, magnetic substances, oxidants, and biochemical products.
The total cost of shipping goods by sea depends on the type of freight service you need, and it also varies according to the following factors: container size, transit time, cargo type, cargo weight, cargo size. There are different shipping container specifications for the different containers available. Whether you are booking FCL (Full Container) shipments to fill the entire container or LCL (less than the container's full load or grouping) for small shipments, we can support you.
The transit time of sea freight logistics will vary depending on where you are shipping from. Please contact us and we will be able to provide you with reliable ocean freight logistics with estimated transit time.
A few days prior to ship arrival date, you will get an arrival notice confirming the arrival of your goods, vessel, name etc. Please keep in mind the goods must be cleared through customs before you can pick up.
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