How to Shipping from China? Popular Ways

China export agent-shipping way

1. Express Shipping

Express is the fastest way shipping from China to your country. It’s a door to door service, you won’t have to bother about custom clearance or duty payment. Furthermore, it’s easy for you to place order to express company, agree with an acceptable quote, then wait for the goods to be delivered to your address.

The cost of express is a little expensive than air cargo, while it’s almost 10 times expensive than sea shipment. Express shipping is better to arrange samples delivery, or small amount of high-value goods shipping. By the way, the cost of express shipping from China, normally will be quickly escalated during the high season like one month before Christmas.

We usually use Fedex which is a good express company, faster and cheaper. Sometimes we also use UPS, DHL or TNT, as your prefer.

2. Air Freight Shipping from China

Air freight is a popular shipping methods for us, normally includes 3 steps:

  • Local logistics in China and export process.
  • Air shipping from Chinese airport to your destination
  • Local logistics in your country and import process.

We usually suggest our clients choosing air freight when the goods weight around 500KG, because it’s the best cost-effective.

The cost based on your country port and cargo detailed CBM or Weight. The normally charge items like bellowing:

Shipping cost = Local logistics cost in China + China export cost + Cost for air shipping from Chinese airport to your airport + your country customs clearance cost + Local logistics cost in your side

There are several kinds of additional fees involved in the total air freight charges, such as customs clearance costs, domestic land costs, etc. It is really a complicated work for you to consult and check with the air forwarder, so that you can require our service, we can deal with all steps in China for you.

You simply pay the charges to us if you think the cost is clear and reasonable, and we do the rest for you, no matter EXW or FOB as your prefer.

Of course, If you assigned your own cargo company or forwarding agency, we are glad to cooperate with them.

In your country side, you can just find a custom clearance company or a local freight forwarder to receive your goods, because it is a much simpler and more efficient way.

Shipping time for air freight =Time required for booking shipping space+flight time+Local delivery time in your country.

3. Sea Freight shipping from China

Sea freight is the cheapest way and secure for shipping, while the time is usually up to 20-30 days.

Collect your goods to warehouse, arrange container loading in the warehouse, and then shipped. You can open the container in the warehouse at your destination port or even in your own warehouse.

Full container load 20”GP 40”GP 40”HQ
CBM contained 28CBM 58CBM 68CBM

Full Container Load (FCL) and Less Than Container Load (LCL)

LCL use CBM (Cubic Meter) as the unit to calculate the freight fees. If your goods is less than 15 CBM, It’s better to ship by LCL. Otherwise, you’d better ship by a 20 feet container.

Shipping cost = Local logistics cost in China + China export cost + Cost for sea freight from Chinese port to your port + your country customs clearance cost + Local logistics cost in your country.

There are several kinds of additional fees involved in the total sea freight charges, such as customs clearance costs, domestic land costs, etc. It is really a complicated work for you to consult and check with the shipping forwarder, so that you can require our service, we can deal with all steps in China for you.

You simply pay the charges to us if you think the cost is clear and reasonable, and we do the rest for you, no matter EXW or FOB as your prefer.

Of course, If you assigned your own cargo company or forwarding agency, we are glad to cooperate with them.

In your country side, you can just find a customs clearance company or a local freight forwarder to help you and handling, because it is a much simpler and more efficient way.

Attention:  No weapons, drugs or any other custom restricted items please. Brand items, Replicas & fakes products are refused too!

 

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