Full Container Load Shipping
FCL is an abbreviation for Full Container Load. FCL term is used in ocean freight service describing full container shipping from on one place to another. FCL usually associates one shipper and one consignee. Full container shipping usually brings lower cost, than equivalent size and weight of cargo bulk.
this shipping process involves
Picking up an empty freight container at the port
Loading at the shipper’s facility
Clearing the export customers
Returning the full container back to the port of departure
The actual ocean shipping on the vessel to the port of destination
Clearing customs on the import side
Delivery of the container to the ultimate consignee
Return of the empty container back to the port
Less Than a Container Load
LCL Less than Container Load is for customers who don't have enough cargo to fill a whole ocean container.
LCL freight is the right solution for an economical way of shipping your freight if you have less than around 10 cbm.
We have departures every week, so it is a flexible mean of transportation as well.
When shipping LCL cargo, the freight must be properly packaged since the boxes will be loaded along with the freight required to fill up a complete container.
Are a result fragile items should always be crated to avoid damages.
Break bulk cargo is general, non containerized cargo and usually ships as individual pieces because of its over dimensional size and weight.
Even though most of the sea shipments are containerized, some cargo still needs to be shipped as a break bulk.
Oversized and heavyweight equipment which cannot fit in ocean containers, has to be considered break bulk cargo.
Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) also called Dangerous Goods are substances defined as harmful to people and living organisms.
Shipping Hazardous Materials is a strictly regulated process as far as loading, storage, labeling and documentation are concerned.
A Dangerous Goods Declaration must always be provided by the shipper of such cargo.