Mixed Container Service

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Our Mixed Container Service leaves every Thursday from China. You just need to send us Performa Invoice and Purchase Contract with Space Volume (CBM) and Weight (Kgs) details and we shall allocate space for you in our next available container.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Effectively, we combine small orders given by our clients into one container and pass on the cost saving to them.

This allows you to ship your goods at the same price to that of importing full container load.

Major advantages of mixed containers are:

  • Cost Savings
  • Higher Safety of goods as they are carefully loaded in container unlike in LCL.
  • Price Bargain. When ordering goods the factory will offer you 2 prices Ex-Factory and FOB. FOB price factors all the expenses such as transportation to the port, customs clearance for their exports, and other documentation charges. However, buying with Ex-Factory terms plus the delivery to our warehouse will be much lesser than the FOB price.

WHERE DO CONTAINERS START FROM?

Our Containers start from the following port. (For further information on container movements contact our Business Development Manager)

  • Ningbo
  • Shenzhen
  • Shantou

WHERE DOES IT GO?

Our Destination port of discharge are

  • Nhava Sheva (Mumbai)

WHEN ARE THEY SCHEDULED?

Most of the time our mixed containers leaves every Thursday.

Note: Incase of Immediate or urgency of delivery we would help you in getting goods via LCL shipments.

We guarantee that our Mixed container will be the cheapest way of importing compared to LCL shipments.

WHAT IS THE COST DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LCL VS MIXED CONTAINER SERVICE?

Typical LCL is calculated based on CBM with a cap or ≤500 Kgs. Though the LCL shipping costs given by most shipping companies are very less other costs which are never considered by an importer are DO, CFS, de-stuffing and some other Hidden costs which are anywhere between $160 to $1000 per consignment or even more.

Important: Demurrage Cost for LCL is very high, in case there are delays in customs clearance, demurral are charged from the 4th day of de-stuffing. However, FCL usually is with 7-21 days free Detention Period giving us ample time to do the documentation work for you.