WHY SBOTEN LOGISTICS
CAN YOU SHIP TO MY COUNTRY FM ALL PORT OF CHINA ?
Yes, we can. Our services cover 230 countries and regions, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, the United States, Australia, Canada and so on. We also have Affiliated branches/agents cover almost all main cities/seaports in China, including Hong Kong, Macao, Dalian, Tianjin, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Guangzhou, Nanjing and Taizhou etc.
WHAT IS THE SHIPPING COST WHEN SHIP FROM CHINA ?
Please kindly know that the shipping freight will be different based on the good details like gross weight and cargo volume, but also the POL and POD. And what kind of shipping methods you choose, but sending email to us: firstname.lastname@example.org we will get back to you with best freight. Tks
WHAT KIND OF CARRIERS DO YOU USE FOR THE CLIENT'S SHIPMENTS?
As a professional China freight forwarder, SBOTEN logistics have a A level contract with all major carrier, just as MAERSK,MSC,COSCO,APL,CMA,ONE,EMC,HMM,HPL etc, we have direct and effective control of space allocation, ensuring highly competitive tariff and best routings are delivered.For the air shipment, we used the world big airline like CA, US, Qatar Airways, British Airways, etc. For the courier shipment, we are the big fans of DHL, FEDEX, TNT, UPS, EMS, etc. Our mission is to get your cargo to destination under safety ,cost-efficient and perfect protection.
WHAT SHIPPING DOCUMENTS DO I NEED TO PROVIDE?
Depending on the goods, destination country and mode of transport, the required documents also will change, but you will need at least the files listed below. Commercial invoices and shipper’s packing list and customs declaration documents. Certificate of Orginial
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SHIP FROM CHINA?
This depends on what shipping methods you choose and where you place your order. Air shipping is 1 to 5 working days with different airline, sea freight takes two weeks or one months, depending on port of destination. If you need all the shipping detais, we suggest to email us to get all the info you need.
WHAT PAYMENT METHODS ? HOW ABT THE CREDIT ?
We accept international wire transfers or Western Union remittances. For all the new client, we request to get the payment before release the BL. And then if we have continues shipment with good volume, we can give one month or even two month credit. But we need the least one shipment OBL in hand before release all for security.
HOW DO I CONSOLIDATE INTO ONE SHIPMENT OR ONE CONTAINER FM ALL MY SUPPLIER?
SBOTEN logistics has professional customer service personnel that will promptly contact each of suppliers to confirm and follow up the details of each batch of goods, sum up quantity of goods, check the packaging, and then arrange to pick up to our nearest port warehouse to consolidate into one shipment or one containers. After that we will book the suitable shipping schedule or flight for your shipment.
HOW TO BOOK CHINA FREIGHT SERVICE
By SBOTENFREIGHT.com, you can order by sending e-mail or by submitting a quote form. We just need some information from you.
WHAT TYPE OF TRANSPORTATION DO YOU WANT, BY AIR OR BY SEA ( FCL/LCL) ?
Cargo weight and goods description, dimension of goods ( KGS/CBM)
WHERE IS THE GOODS ( PORT OF LOADING ), WHERE TO BE DELIVERED ( POD )
Once we have your information, we will quote you and get the best deals from our extensive transport network.
WHAT DOES VOLUMETRIC WEIGHT MEAN FOR AIR FREIGHT SHIPMENTS?
Length (cm) x height (cm) x width (cm) divided by 6000
According to the international air cargo convention to charge for weight or volume, above is the formula for which is the greater volume to ensure that the air carriers receive a reasonable amount of revenue for light items.
Find more through one of our blog Chargeable Weight Calculator
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE FOR MY SHIPMENT TO GET TO ITS DESTINATION?
Usually, it takes within 3-5 days for air cargo shipping.
For ocean transportation:
USA &Canada: 20 days
Western Europe: 25 days
Northern Europe: 30 days
Southern Europe: 27 days
Australia: 15 days
India: 15 days
South East Asia: 9 days
Eastern Africa: 30 days
Western Africa: 40 days
Japan: 5 days
South Korea: 6 days
South America (East): 30 days
South America (West): 45 days
And for rail transport to Central Asia (Central Asia Rail Station Code), including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan:
Please note that these transit times are not guaranteed and can vary from destination to destination.
I HAVE BOUGHT MANY DIFFERENT ITEMS OF GOODS FROM CITIES AROUND CHINA, COULD YOU GATHER TOGETHER TO SEND ME?
Yes, we can. You need firstly provide the contact information of each supplier and the detailed information of your cargo, then the mode of transportation (sea/air/courier) you choose. We promise to offer you quality service.
HOW MUCH INFORMATION SHOULD I GIVE TO BOOK MY SHIPMENT?
Please provide as much information as possible, or simply fill our quote form. We’ll handle the rest.
If you’re not so clear about everything, we’ll contact your supplier directly and keep you noted.
We should come to an agreement on the following questions before the actual process.
1. How is the cargo packaged? Pallets, boxes, or other packaging? How many pieces totally? Weight and dimensions?
2. Incoterms with your supplier. We suggest choose FOB instead of CIF. For example, FOB Shanghai Port. If EXW, please include the detail address.
3. Mode of Transport: By ocean or By air? If by ocean, do you need LCL (less than container)? If Air Freight, please specify how urgent the shipment is. Because the quote is varied of different airlines with different routines.
4. What is the commodity you are shipping? Or what is the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) Code of your products? Some kinds of goods need special treatment.