Q: What it the meaning of orders by sea?
A: Orders by sea is a very common shipping way for international business. When you want to import some cargoes very heavy or in large volume, it will cost too much money if ship it by Express or by plane, you can choose to ship your orders by sea which can save much more money than ship by air or by express.
Q: What are the advantages and disadvantages of the orders by sea?
A: Advantages: a. Suitable for long distance transportation.
b. Can save much more shipping cost for you.
c. Suitable for the large volume cargoes
Disadvantages: a. It is slow than ship by air and express.
b. Easy to be influenced by the weather.
c. Arriving time is not easy to guarantee.
d. There is handling cost in the started port and destination port .
Q: What orders will be recommended to ship by sea?
A: We recommend our clients to ship the cargoes by sea if the volume more than 0.5 cubic meters or the weight more than 100 kg.
Q: What value of the orders can I ship it by sea?
A: You can ship the orders by sea at any value, but if the order value is too little, you will find the the sea freight and the handling cost too much to compare with the order value . so we advise you to ship your order by sea at $3000 or more.
Q: Can I ship my orders by Express if it is more than 100 kg or 0.5 M3?
A: Yes, you can!
Q: Can I ship my orders by my own forwarder?
A: Yes, you can.
Q: How can I know the sea freight to our country ?
A: Please visit our instant logistic quotation system to choose your country and destination port, then input the volume, you will know the sea freight. you can get the volume information from the “ packing “ pages of the item.
Q: If there is other cost besides the sea freight?
A: Our price online is FOB price, so if you ship the orders by sea, you only need to pay us the sea freight. but there will be duty, handling cost, documentary cost and land transportation cost etc in the destination port. so we advise you to check with the agent in the destination port if you never imported before. Or you can provide your detailed address to email@example.com to inquire the door to door service cost or send message to our online customer service stuff .
Q: How can I choose the proper destination port?
A: You can choose the sea port most near your factory or office.
Q: How can I do if there is no my country or destination port?
A: Pls send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or inquire our online customer service stuff.
Q: Will my orders ship to the port or to my office?
A: Normally it is from port in China to the port in your country. But if you want us to ship it to your office, you can send email to email@example.com or inquire our online customer service stuff.
Q: How many days to ship by order?
A: It depends on the destination port. If Asia countries, 5 – 15 days, European countries, 30-35 days, Northern America and Southern America 30 – 35 days. Africa countries, 35- 40 days.
Q: What is the payment terms for orders by sea.
A: We can accept the T/T payment and western union payment if the orders more than $3,000. If the orders value is not reach to $3,000, we also can accept paypal, credit card payment.
Q: What is the shipping company will ship my order?
A:If your order is LCL (less than container lade ), we will ship your order by the latest ship as soon as the order is ready to ship. If your order is FLC (full container lade ), you can refer to the shipping company.