How to find the best freight forwarder in China?
Here are some essential factors for selecting a local freight forwarder in China:
- Research many freight forwarding companies online.
- Select the reliable one and provide competitive rates.
- Select the freight forwarder who can handle all kinds of shipping from China to worldwide.
- Select the freight forwarder who facilitates custom clearance quickly.
- Select the freight forwarder whose communication is amicable.
- Select the freight forwarder with great testimonials.
- Your freight forwarder should communicate smoothly with all your suppliers.
- Select the freight forwarder who provides other services such as container loading supervision and handles import/export documentation.
How to deal with changes in the ocean freight?
Shipping line companies often change the ocean freight rates, making it challenging for importers and exporters to determine the ocean freight costs. You can deal with these changes by locking in a stable ocean freight rate with your freight forwarder for the whole year.
How to reduce your shipping costs?
You can control your shipping costs by negotiating with multiple carriers or using flexible packaging to save space and insurance.
How to protect goods during shipping?
Package your shipping goods well, and If the item you’re shipping has an opening, fill the opening with or bubble wrap.
How can we avoid shipper's customer complaints under the Incoterms of FOB?
The shipper often complains about the freight forwarder for a high local charge and a bad attitude, so it is better to quote the cost to the shipper before booking the space. The agent should choose the premium freight forward, who should have excellent communication with the shipper.
How can we balance the ocean freight and great destination charges?
Some freight forwarders provide very cheap ocean freight due to high competition between shipping companies, which changes into a more destination charge. The best solution to balance the ocean freight and the destination charge is to choose the FCL service instead of LCL shipment.
How does Leeline get carrier space during busy season?
Lack of carrier space is prevalent during busy season. If you are our old customers, you can get space in the carrier by booking, and there are no extra charges.
How can we confirm the ETD and ETA?
We can inquire about ETD and ETA based on the vessel voyage and BL number to the tracking site.
How long does it take for international shipping?
International shipping usually takes 7-21 working days, and In cases where customs processing is slow, shipping y can take up to 6 weeks.
What are the documents needed for exporting goods?
There are four documents required for exporting goods include Customs Invoice or a Commercial Invoice, Bill of Lading, Manifest, or Cargo Control Document., Shipper’s Export Declaration.
If you are looking for a licensed freight forwarder In China, Leeline is your best choice. We provide reasonable shipping rates and exceptional worldwide logistics solutions to help your business.